Travis Kerns is the Send Salt Lake City Coordinator for the North American Mission Board (NAMB), the Southern Baptist church planting arm of the SBC. He helps recruit church planters, find partnering churches for the area, and strategy for the whole area. We’ll be talking about what makes a good church planter with a bad planter and the importance of being skilled in evangelism and discipleship.


Send Salt Lake City
North American Mission Board (NAMB)
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Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life


Planting in Salt Lake City
Good church planters
Problems with bad church planters
Importance of evangelism and discipleship
Church planting being the “cool thing” in ministry
Types of skills every church planter needs to have
Church planter and partnering team
How do you know if church planting is for you?