When I was a kid I loved building things with LEGO bricks, but I always got frustrated with myself when what I built fell apart. If you take the time to read that sentence again slowly, you may discover where we are going here. That sentence had “I” mentioned four different times. As invincible as church planters feel sometimes, if we don’t see the blind spots in our ministry, we can get frustrated and it can fall apart. If God is not truly at the center of it all then all of our effort and building is worth nothing. Looking back now, I wish as a child that I would have had a LEGO Master Builder that could have mentored me and taught me the art of patiently building something bigger than myself and better than I could have imagined in my mind. What would our ministries be like as church planters if we had others around us that could help begin a movement of churches in whatever area of the world we live in. It doesn’t matter whether we are in Amsterdam or Ann Arbor, San Francisco or São Paulo –

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Matt Nash

Matt serves full time with a church planting training organization called Dynamic Church Planting International as the Africa World Zone Coordinator and travels to Africa all throughout the year. DCPI’s vision is to equip leaders to plant 5 million dynamic churches worldwide. Matt and his family lived in East Africa for 4 years and trained church planters all over Africa. Matt is a hard core Dodger fan living in San Diego and he loves spending time with his wife Jeana and daughter Em-ma.