Why is leadership development important for church planters and pastors? Developing leaders is an extension of discipleship, and it’s an important part of the growth process for all ministry practitioners. This is especially important for the church. As Rob Berreth said, “If the church isn’t developing leaders, we’re not going to develop disciples.”

Acts 29 EQUIP is an online-based learning platform designed to equip the saints of our local churches. Leaders and prospective leaders can easily take one course or all of them at their own pace. Topics range from preaching, discipleship, mission, doctrine, devotion, and much more.

Listen below to hear from Justin Anderson and Rob Berreth about the importance of leadership development and receive some practical steps to help implement a training program in your church.

Rob Berreth
Written by: Rob Berreth on July 25, 2023

Rob Berreth planted Redeemer Church in Bellingham, WA in 2007. He has served as a pastor in churches ranging from a few dozen to 3,500. Rob has been involved in three church plants, two as a core member leading music, and one as a lead pastor. He holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Rob and his wife Kati have four children, two red heads, a daughter from China and a son from Ethiopia.