We partner with church planters for a period of 5 years, during which we provide financial support, training and regular accountability for their ministry. The financial support is on a diminishing basis with the aim of each church plant reaching self sustainability at the end of the partnership.
Some church planters stay on as the pastor after the church is planted, while others raise up leaders to continue the ministry and go on to a new church plant.
Our focus is on empowering church planters to establish discipleship groups which emphasise:
- Learning to hear God’s voice through scripture for themselves.
- Learning to obey through action what God has said.
- Learning to share what they have learnt with others.
Each church planter is required to send a bi-monthly report to AFC and this report is made available to supporters, donors and sponsors.
On occasion ,when a property or church building is needed, Africa for Christ negotiates partnerships with supporting churches and others partners to assist with the purchase of land and building materials. This is done on a matching basis which requires the local church to raise 50 percent of the amount.
Teams from supporting churches often take up the challenge of assisting with the building project.