News & Updates

CELEBRATING NEW LIFE

Our regional SENT Collective in April was filled with stories of new life from around the region. Followers of Jesus from our network churches have really been loving their friends who don’t know Jesus. I was so encouraged to celebrate with our church planters as they shared how God is…
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PLANTING IN FREDERICK

Bliss Spillar recently relocated his family to Frederick, MD to spearhead a new church plant. Bliss was sent out by Portico Church (Charlottesville, VA) where he served on staff. This new initiative in Frederick is a great example of how SENT Network can collaborate with other networks or…
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FAMILY ON MISSION IN D.C.

I experienced genuine family last Sunday in D.C. with Redeemer City Church. Redeemer City is one of SENT’s more recent church plants led by Steven Lee. Steven is modeling and teaching their local church to be a family on mission in D.C. It warmed my heart to hear…
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SENT AT CHRISTMAS

Christmas reminds us that our God is a sending God! SENT Network equips and sends. That is, we partner with existing churches to strengthen and send church planters into neighborhoods, subcultures, and cities with the good news of Jesus, much like the Antioch church did (Acts 13:1-4). Christmas…
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ENGAGING THE MIND

KEN BOA EVENT SENT Network church plants seek to reach all types of people in various subcultures in their cities and neighborhoods. Downtown Hope has been a good example of this. Downtown Hope recently partnered with the C.S. Lewis Institute in Annapolis to bring the good news…
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CHANGE

Jesus changes lives! He is changing lives in the cities, neighborhoods, and subcultures in our region through the gospel-centered mission of our church planters. Jeremy Chambers (church planter with SENT Network in downtown Richmond) recently encouraged us with this update. I thought I’d share it with you. Recently a…
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JESUS IS BETTER

I was so encouraged at our recent monthly Collective as our church planters shared stories of many people coming to faith in Jesus Christ through their church plants from all around the region. Here is one story shared by Tom Hooe (Lead Planter of Allelon Church) who is bringing the…
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CRAB FEASTS & TEAMWORK

We closed up our summer after enjoying our annual Crab Feast for church planters. Instead of our normal monthly Collective we changed things up. From time to time we just go for a “no agenda” relational time of fun together. Annapolis is known for great crabs so we shared this…
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NEW CHURCH PLANTER

I’m really thrilled to welcome Tim Mull into SENT Network!  Tim is a church planter filled with vision to plant a gospel-centered church in the Fells Point area of Baltimore. He is currently reaching out to people who don’t know Jesus, and he’s also raising up a…
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CHURCH PLANTER ASSESSMENTS

Important ministry isn’t always highly visible. The church planter assessments we do in SENT Network are unseen by most, but they are a significant part of planting healthy churches. Long before we commission out a church planter, or even before one trains with us, we assess…
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