Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ

Church Planting


Do you feel called to plant a church?
We can help.

Our Evangelism & Church Planting Team stands ready to help you fulfill your God-given call.

We can help you:

  • Define your vision and strategy.
  • Create a prayer network for your work.
  • Review your church planting prospectus.
  • Find ways to impact your community with affinity evangelism strategies.
  • Strengthen your marriage.
  • Learn excellent stewardship and accountability of funding sources.
  • Develop effective communication with partnering sponsors.
  • Receive personal encouragement and support from a KBC consultant and other church planters.

We will assist planters, churches, and associations in planting sustainable, healthy new churches throughout Kentucky for the glory of God.

I. Cultivate

Cultivate an environment for church planting among Kentucky Baptist churches, associations, pastors, staff, church leaders, and college campuses by encouraging each of these to engage their communities utilizing the affinity evangelism process.

II. Enlist

Recruit and enlist Kentucky Baptist churches, associations, pastors, church leaders, and college students to participate in a church planting effort and to pray for a church planting movement in Kentucky.

III. Equip

Equip and encourage Kentucky Baptist churches, associations, pastors, church leaders, and church planters for the task of raising up church planters and planting more churches in Kentucky.

IV. Multiply

Establish and promote a strategy of multiplication and reproduction among Kentucky Baptist churches, associations, pastors, church leaders, church planters, college students, and associational and state missionaries. The strategy for multiplication and reproduction includes raising up strong church planters and congregations that will plant churches in accordance with the affinity evangelism process.


Kentucky Baptists and others who wish to ensure the future of this ministry can make a legacy gift specifically for church planting. Discover the many giving options available by contacting the Kentucky Baptist Foundation at (502) 489-3533 or (866) 489-3533 (toll free in Kentucky).