News & Updates

TESTIMONIAL FROM GREG ST. CYR

Discipleship.  Multiplication.  Leadership Development of the Head, Heart, and Hands. Coaching. Encouragement. Resources. Vision…just a few of the things SENT Network brings to church planters and churches. SENT is the church planting arm for Bay Area Community Church.  Through SENT, BACC church planters have been equipped in residency…
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COACHING FOR THE CITY

SENT Network values Connecting Regionally with our church planters. One of the ways we practice this is through one-to-one Coaching. Each planter has a coach/mentor to help him maximum his impact as he starts and leads a gospel-centered church. Bryan Wintersteen (SENT’s Coaching Director) coaches Steven Dilla, our lead planter in…
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PRAYING FOR LABORERS

Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest” (Luke 10:2-3). We are continually praying and recruiting laborers for the harvest to plant gospel-centered churches. However, we will intensify these…
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CELEBRATING AT THE WELL

What a joy it was to celebrate with The Well Community Church on their second anniversary this past Sunday in Silver Spring, Maryland!  God used Matt and Courtney Klingler (with their 4 children, now 5) to birth this thriving young church just two years ago (see pictures below).
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COLLECTIVE

Our recent monthly Collective of church planters with SENT Network was super encouraging! We meet monthly to connect relationally, celebrate wins, help with challenges, and to do focused teaching around strategic ministry practices. We focused on Cultivating Faithful Disciples in this last Collective. It was great to hear several of…
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MULTIPLICATION

This past weekend, I had the joy of celebrating the five-year anniversary with one of SENT Network’s church plants in Annapolis, Downtown Hope (DH). Joey Tomassoni leads DH, and did a great job last Sunday retelling the story of their church’s start that was bathed in intercessory prayer. He recounted…
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ROAD TRIP!

Later this week I travel with Greg St Cyr (Lead Pastor, Bay Area Community Church) to Philadelphia, New Jersey, NYC, and Connecticut. We will cast vision and dialogue with several Lead Pastors from significant churches about partnering with SENT Network to become church planting churches. Greg and I also really…
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PEACE ON EARTH

The angels announced “peace on earth” with the arrival of Jesus (Luke 2:8-14). This peace (shalom) through Jesus has different dimensions. He brings reconciliation with God, unity with others, inner tranquility, and after he returns there will be an end to all wars and the restoration of all things. On…
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SERVING DAY AT RENOVATE LIFE CHURCH

Instead of having a “normal” service, we spent the morning actively serving others.  We prepared and delivered food to the Crofton Fire Department, a Rehabilitation Center, and donuts were delivered to some places of business in the Waugh Chapel Shopping Center.  They were also given a letter letting them know that we…
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