(Argentina CNSAM). On October 8th of 2014, in the city of Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina, the seventh DCPI (Dynamic Church Planting International) Encounter was held.
With the presence of Dr. Mario Zani, Senior Master Trainer, and Dr. Carlos Fernández, Regional Coordinator for Evangelism, an intensive training for the Area Strategy, Regional Evangelism and Theological Education Coordinators was held to install the church planting vision in all of the South American region.
The program touched on themes such as: Work Description, Ministry Roles, How to equip and select instructors, Instructor Care, Certification, Mines for Master Instructors to avoid, Dreams, Vision and Certified Master Instructor goals and Planning and Timing. The Encounter Finished up with a Ceremony to certify the the participants as “DCPI Masters.” It is projected to domencounters next in Cali, Colombia; La Paz, Bolivia; Recife and Río de Janeiro in Brazil, and Venezuela. Until now seven Encounters have been held in which 526 people have participated and received certification in “Church Planting Essentials” and in “Certified Instructors”.
The Regional Coordinator for Evangelism, concludes by saying: ”the goal is to plant 1500 new churches in South America to reach a total of 4000 people. We give thanks to God for the South American leaders’ interest to commit to living the Great Commission.
Source: Carlos Fernández.
Editing: Susana Cabral.
Translation: Steve Brown.