Urban Church Planting was created by Dr. Matt Fretwell to help people who are seeking more understanding about the culture and church planting. While not an academic guru, Matt has a passionate heart about reaching the cities with the gospel, discerning culture, revitalizing and planting churches, and reproducible disciple-making. See his site www.matthewfretwell.com
Matt continues to press into the culture, ethnography, demographics, church planting movements, and much more … what you will find on this site is some opinions, methods, strategies, stats, perhaps some funny experiences, book reviews, and also some real experiences and real homework (which will be cited!).
A little information about Matt:
Matt Fretwell is married, has three daughters, is an author (Denied Desires; Identity Theft, Sanctificagious, 30:1 Manhood, 30:1 Marriage), and pastor of a 112 year old revitalized church planting church (Oak Hall Baptist) in Sandston, Virginia.
Matt is the founder of Job 31 Ministries; an advocate board member of Living Bread Ministries, a global comprehensive Church Planting organization; the East Coast Coordinator for New Breed Church Planting; and co-founder of a church planting and revitalization initiative called Planting RVA, in Richmond, Va. Matt also writes for Church Planter Magazine and holds doctorate in reproducible disciple-making from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Twitter: @mtfretwell or Facebook