I am really excited to be participating in the Exponential West 13 Blog Tour this week.
Focusing on multi-ethnic and city-centric church planting, Exponential West speakers Mark DeYmaz, Derwin Gray, Chris Lagerlof, Ray Chang, Kevin Haah and Eric Marsh will be stopping by several blogs next week for interviews. From Monday, Sept. 16, through Friday, Sept. 20, these planters and practitioners will offer their unique insights and experience on what it takes to plant and grow churches that reflect a changing world. Check out the schedule below, click on the links to read more about these leaders and make plans to follow their tour:
Monday, Sept. 16
Mark DeYmaz, pastor of The Central Mosaic Church of Arkansas and co-founder of Mosaix Global Network, author of Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church and Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
Ray Chang, planter of two multi-ethnic churches, leader with the Ambassador Network and the Evangelical Free Church of America.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Chris Lagerlof, executive catalyst for Mission Orange County working with Orange County church leaders to mobilize and multiply churches to collaborate within their cities.
Thursday, Sept. 19
Derwin Gray, founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church and a leading voice on multi-ethnic, multi-generational, missional ministry.
Friday, Sept. 20
Kevin Haah, planter and lead pastor of New City Church of LA, an inclusive gospel-centered multi-ethnic, multi-socioeconomic church, leader of LA Church Planting Movement.
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Eric Marsh, leader of PlantLB, a multi-church, multi-denominational, multi-ethnic attempt to plant churches that look like what Long Beach is becoming, and a leader with Hope Long Beach, a ministry of Grace Long Beach that exists to extend mercy and justice in Long Beach.