Center for Church Planting & 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.

Senior Pastor, Asbury United Methodist Church, Atlantic City, NJ

Latasha Milton, Class of 2018

“My passion is doing what I can to empower and liberate people who are hurting. PTS has made me a better person and pastor because it’s given me the tools to better serve the oppressed and marginalized.”