Space where people can be loved

Space where people can be loved

The Branch is a two-year old church plant in downtown Long Beach. Their church operates on what they call their rhythms of Love, Learn, Live, and as they enter their third year as a church they plan to focus their community life on discipleship. Again. The original...
Waiting as a Way to Prepare

Waiting as a Way to Prepare

Alright, so you’ve gotten a call to plant a church. You’ve prayed about it. Others have prayed with you. You feel you have confirmation. Your family is on board. And you know exactly where you want to plant. You are ready to go! And then, it seems like everything...
Called to Plant Wrigley

Called to Plant Wrigley

I met recently with Jason Brown, planting co-pastor of City Church of Long Beach. We met at Fox Coffee House in the Wrigley neighborhood that City Church calls its home. And we spent some time discussing the question of calling for a church planter. We spent some time...