Here’s the fifth in my series of nominations for words which should be banned from the Christian’s vocabulary: ‘Church planter.’
I know, that really affronts the sensibilities of most readers. Most Christians hold ‘church planting’ up at the top of their list of noble endeavors. How could anyone question that?
Before you dismiss this idea as pure heresy, stop, take a deep breath, and think with me. Let’s look at church planting from the biblical perspective, and then consider it in a practical sense.