The church planter candidate may apply for the opportunity of church planting in the Hawaii/Pacific Islands through the NAMB website, https://www.namb.net/church-planting/. Find your position of interest (Lead Church Planter, Intern or Apprentice) and register for an application. NAMB will send you the application guide.
Contact Steven Kang, Church Planting Catalyst, HPBC, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dawn Akutagawa, Ministry Assistant to Church Planting, email@example.com, and inform us of your interest in applying.
The HPBC-affiliated local church may apply for church planter position assistance. The church is required to have a congregational vote to serve as the local sponsor church for the new church plant. To be qualified to apply, the church is to participate in global missions through the SBC Cooperative Program through HPBC by giving a minimum 6% out of undesignated church income, and the church is to give minimum 4% to other SBC entities such as a local association, Sue Nishikawa (HI Pacific Missions), Annie Armstrong (NAMB), Lottie Moon (IMB), World Hunger and other SBC entities.
The Application Forms are downloadable.
Click HERE for Church Planting Funds Guidelines
Click HERE for Brief Church Planting Funds Guidelines
Click HERE for Funding Application for Sending Church
The church planter is required to work with partner churches and individuals, and to complete the projector through the NAMB website, www.plantingprojector.com. The projector is helpful in planning out with partners for continuous, intentional support with their financial gifts.
The church planter candidate may use the Initial Screen Assessment, which is a self-assessment tool. Go to www.churchplanterprofiles.com and try the initial screening assessment.
NAMB requires the church planter candidate to complete the Full Planter Profile Assessment. They reimburse the cost ($99) when you are approved and selected as a HPBC church planter through the NAMB personnel process.
Church Planters are required to watch the video of MSSAAT, and to complete the quiz after watching the video in order to apply for Church Planting Funding, which is 100% funding from NAMB. Visit www.ministrysafe.com.