A study of church planting from the practitioner’s point of view. Particular attention will be given to leadership style and skills, recruitment and training of leaders, and the integration of church growth principles with the practice of church planting. Focus will be given to methods which have proven most effective in reaching various age group and cultural demographics. Students will develop a step by step plan for the actual launch of a church in a given locale. Prerequisite: MSMN 135, MSMN 136, MSMN 137. Credit, 3 hours. Offered fall semester of odd years.