Church Planting


…the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified .
Isaiah 61:3

Welcome to MNA’s church planting web page. As you browse, we hope you will find many things to stimulate your thinking about church planting, and that you also will gain a broader understanding of MNA’s ministry to the denomination as a whole as we seek to provide church planting resources.

Serving the Church to Advance God’s Kingdom
…with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the Gospel. (Philippians 1:27)

OUR CALLING: MNA coordinates church planting and missional partnership to serve PCA churches and presbyteries in North America in their mission to grow and multiply biblically healthy churches.

OUR VISION: That God, by His grace and for His own glory, will transform the PCA into a grassroots church planting culture.


  • To see all PCA churches become houses of prayer for all the nations (Mark 11:17), embracing a Great Commission vision.
  • To see people coming to Christ from the many diverse communities and people groups of North America.
  • To impact the centers of influence in North America.
  • To see churches planted in all regions of North America.


MNA provides resources and guidance to churches and presbyteries as they:

  • Recruit church planters.
  • Assess church planter candidates and their spouses.
  • Train and assist church planters in their Fundraising.
  • Seek God’s guidance in Placing the church planter.
  • Provide church planter Training.
  • Support and encourage the church planter through Coaching.
  • And encourage the ongoing vision through Mentoring church planters.

Please explore the resources listed on this page and the rest of the MNA web site and prayerfully consider participating with us through your financial support. You can make a tax-deductible donation to MNA Church Planting online.

You are welcome to contact me at

In Christ,

Ted Powers
MNA Church Planting Coordinator