Center for Church Planting and Revitalization


A Three-Tiered Approach

The Center develops initiatives in three areas: education of current students, research on church plants and revitalization, and continuing support for leaders in the field. During the three-year start-up phase from 2016–19, Center staff are developing the Center's organizational structures and programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

1. Education 

  • facilitating student cohorts
  • offering master's courses
  • proposing curricular programs of study

2. Research

  • conducting research on church planting and revitalization
  • exploring the benefits of ministry coaching
  • developing ecumenical networks 

3. Continuing support and education of leaders in the field

  • developing an online certificate program
  • holding public conferences
  • offering digital learning content

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Special Advisor & Founding Director, IJM Institute

Bethany Hoang, Class of 2004

“The rooting of justice in our spiritual formation in Christ requires careful thought and teaching. I was equipped to lead in this way through my time at PTS. ”