Roles are the blood of partnerships. Where they are present and clear, a union pulses with life. Scratch a fruitful partnership anywhere and it bleeds clear roles.
Sojourn Network partners with local church pastors to plant churches. Vital to this mission is the assessment of church planters. Both the network and the local church play vital roles in this glorious endeavor; both must comprehend and gladly affirm those roles. Meaningful service to the man and mission effectiveness for the network demand it. This paper, therefore, is offered to clarify our respective roles as we seek to assess church planters.