The Role of the Shepherd

When we talk about a GSE Process church, we are referring to the three roles we consider vital to a new church plant: the Gatherer, the Shepherd, and the Elder. In last month’s blog, we discussed the role of the Elder. Today let’s look at the role of the Shepherd in the GSE process. A Read More

GSE Elders Provide Longevity and Stability

by Jason Brown   In a GSE processed church, elder provides longevity and stability. GSE processed churches pray to appoint elders without compromise because the reputation of the elder becomes the reputation of the local church. Scriptures articulate the need for an untarnished reputation, so the decision to engage an elder should never be rushed. Read More

What can Teens do for Jesus?

What does Jesus expect from a teenager? How much do WE expect from the under 20 set? What can teens do for Jesus? Can someone so young carry out Jesus’ mission? This question fascinates me. Today, we find younger and younger people in leadership positions. Can the emphasis on youth carry over into the realm Read More

GSE Church or Small Group?

What is the difference between the Vision USA Church Planting network using GSE to start churches and other kinds of church ministries such as small groups and missional communities which are not designed to stand alone as church? Since church is always a choice and what we do in GSE is different, please watch this Read More

A Gatherer’s Target

Gatherers have a natural advantage over most others. Gatherers gather those like themselves. Where they live and who they are shows us the kind of people they will gather. Their natural gathering side and wiring also open doors to two target groups. 1) We want gatherers to gather from the harvest. 2) We want gatherers Read More

Virtual Discipleship

In challenging times, God opens doors to virtual discipleship. While we social distance to battle Covid, we detour into different disciple making avenues. After countless hours of Zoom, I can share some benefits of virtual discipleship. Ask like Jesus Martin Copenhaver, in his book Jesus is the Question, shares this: “In the four Gospels Jesus Read More