TRAINING. FUNDING. SUPPORT.
SPREADING THE GOSPEL THROUGH PLANTING HEALTHY CHURCHES
The Redeemer Network exists to catalyze church planting and replanting in Texas and beyond. Through collaboration and sharing resources we have trained, funded, and supported dozens of church planters. With God’s help, this work will continue as we work to see 50 healthy churches established across Texas by the year 2030.
In 2007 God called Dusty Thompson and a small team of leaders to plant a church in Lubbock, Texas that would not only reach people in Lubbock with the gospel but would send people from Lubbock with the gospel. In 2008 this new church, Redeemer, was born (sent and supported by Southcrest Baptist Church and partnered with the Acts 29 Church Planting Network). Redeemer Lubbock’s original vision to plant 20 churches by the year 2020 gave birth to what is now the Redeemer Network. Since 2008 over 20 new churches have been started. Some of these churches were directly planted by Redeemer Lubbock, some were replanting efforts, while others were 2nd and 3rd generation church plants. In 2015, the Redeemer Network of Churches was formalized with a commitment and collaborative strategy to multiply healthy churches across Texas and beyond.
The Redeemer Network stands in the tradition of historic evangelical confessionalism. While we believe it is vital that the elders of each of our local churches determine where they stand on doctrines of second importance, we do wish to make known our guiding convictions on the following six theological and missiological values:
Gospel centrality in all of life and ministry
The sovereignty of God in saving sinners
The work of the Holy Spirit for life and ministry
The equality of male and female and the principle of male servant leadership
The local church as God’s primary mission strategy
The primacy of the local church in training and commissioning church planters
Redeemer Network churches share a collaborative vision to develop and train Godly leaders to plant healthy, thriving churches. Each church in the Redeemer Network is an autonomous church, but we share common theology, values, and vision.