The Church Planter as Mythic Hero

David Fitch has a great post on the mythic figure of “church planter.” I’ve been on staff with three church plants in the past 15 years. That said… Fitch is right on target. I know it is a bit of a caricature, but his sketch of the church planter is on target and a little scary. It’s totally worth the time to read the blog post so have at it here: http://tinyurl.com/3wc7upu


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About Tim Suttle

Find out more about Tim at TimSuttle.com

Tim Suttle is the senior pastor of RedemptionChurchkc.com. He is the author of several books including his most recent - Shrink: Faithful Ministry in a Church Growth Culture (Zondervan 2014), Public Jesus (The House Studio, 2012), & An Evangelical Social Gospel? (Cascade, 2011). Tim's work has been featured at The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Sojourners, and other magazines and journals.

Tim is also the founder and front-man of the popular Christian band Satellite Soul, with whom he toured for nearly a decade. The band's most recent album is "Straight Back to Kansas." He helped to plant three thriving churches over the past 13 years and is the Senior Pastor of Redemption Church in Olathe, Kan. Tim's blog, Paperback Theology, is hosted at Patheos.


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