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How to Start a Church

Olivet Seminary
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About This Course

The course uses the book of Nehemiah as the basis for studying a step by step method for people to see how they can start a New Testament church.

Unit 1: Preliminary Steps


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Dr. William L. Wagner (D. Miss., Fuller Theological Seminary)

Dr. William L. Wagner is a renowned theologian, missionary, and pastor. He earned his B.S. from University of the New Mexico and M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He went on to receive D.Miss. from Fuller Theological Seminary and Th.D. from University of South Africa. He is the author of numerous books including How Islam Plans to Change the World.

Course Units

Unit 1: Preliminary Steps

Unit 2: Planning for Success

Unit 3: Preparing for the Work

Unit 4: Problems to be Faced (1)

Unit 5: Problems to be Faced (2)

Unit 6: Two Different Type of Church Starts

Unit 7: The Belgian Example

Unit 8: McDonald's Theory of Church Planting

Unit 9: The Pentecostal Factor for the Desired Results of the Work

Unit 10: Back to Normalcy