Church planting is hard work. You first need to earn the right to speak and to find out what makes the community tick. You need to enter into their world and find out what is on their hearts. Can you do this through itinerate evangelism strategies? Technology and travel advancements make this more viable than in any other generation before. In episode 18 of Lessons from the Field, we speak to Elin Henderson. Elin works in Mozambique as a church planter with her husband Phil. Elin compares church planting to both marriage and a battle. She challenges us, ‘Are we looking for easy ways? This is a hard job.’ We asked Elin the question:
Is it necessary for church planters to actually live in the communities they’re hoping to impact or can something viable happen through itinerate evangelism strategies?