News & Updates

Training for Game Day

Daniel Dixon, a lead planting pastor with TIMES12, recently launched Redeemer Fellowship in Vienna, VA. It was their “game day opener” in what should prove to be significant “wins” for the gospel for many years to come. Intentional training played a part. Daniel, a former scholarship basketball player, understands the…
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Living with Integrity

Dear Friends of TIMES12, Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 1:12 “We can say with confidence and a clear conscience that we have lived with a God-given holiness and sincerity in all our dealings. We have depended on God’s grace, not on our own human wisdom. This is how we have conducted…
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Inspiring Faithfulness

Dear TIMES12 and friends, My visit last Sunday with Richard Pope and Canvas Church was genuinely inspiring. Richard, the lead planting pastor of Canvas Church, is our youngest church planter with TIMES12, yet he has faithfully modeled and led Canvas to be an outward-facing church plant to impact their community…
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Big News!

Dear Mission Partners and Friends, We have some big news! After wrestling for some time with the need to change our name, we have made that change. We are excited to announce that TIMES12 is our new name! Here are two reasons we changed to the name TIMES12 and some…
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RELATIONSHIPS, RESILIENCE, & RESOURCES

Dear Friends of SENT Network, SENT provides relational Collectives for church planters and pastors in our network. We facilitate times to connect, learn, and pray together during these monthly gatherings. Our fall series started with a focus on disciple-making. Greg St Cyr (Lead Pastor, Bay Area Community Church) and I…
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TRIPLE LAUNCH

Some days I wish I could be physically present in more than one location at a time. Last Sunday was one of those days. Why? Three church plants that are a part of SENT Network all reached significant milestones worth celebrating. They launched! I was able to be a part…
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MAKING DISCIPLES & BAPTIZING

SENT Network church plants are committed to making new and faithful disciples of Jesus. Baptizing and rooting new disciples and church members in gospel essentials is part of our Network’s shared Gospel-Centered DNA. Here are a couple recent examples from our church plants where this is happening. Four Corners Ethiopian…
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TRAINING PREACHERS

Last week, SENT Network hosted “The Christ-Centered Expositor Training” with Dr. Tony Merida, author of The Christ-Centered Expositor. Over 50 church planters, pastors and church leaders attended and were encouraged and equipped to preach Christ from the Scriptures. One attendee, David Wissel, a future church planter, said, “This event gave…
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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM SENT NETWORK

One of the hardest things in the world to do is to plant a church. Especially in 2020. The pandemic has made financial sustainability, community engagement, church attendance, and positive mental health harder for every church planter. It’s a significant feat that we have lost 0 of our church…
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

SENT Network doesn’t happen without your generous support. Here’s why some of our church planters are thankful for SENT Network: “I’m thankful for SENT Network’s prayerful support of church planters and their intentional focus on coaching church pastors in mission.” – Ben Palka, Kings Church, Washington D.C.
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