Why is Matt Chandler compelled by the Bible that the end game of missions and evangelism is always the establishment of a local congregation that is serious about the word of God and making disciples. In this breakout session, Chandler suggests that adoration for Christ leads to multiplication via evangelism and ultimately church planting. Any missions that doesn’t have as its end goal church planting is an exercise in futility. Rather than one ever increasing mega-church, God is after the planting of churches for his name. Join Matt Chandler here to learn about Acts29.
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Matt Chandler serves as lead pastor for teaching at The Village Church in Dallas, Texas. He assumed this role in August 2002 after several years of serving on a local church staff and as an itinerant preacher. Matt is involved in church planting around Dallas and across the world through The Village Church and other partnerships such as Acts 29, at which he serves as president. He is the author of The Mingling of Souls, The Explicit Gospel, and Creature of the Word. He and his wife, Lauren, live with their three children in Highland Village, Texas.