Contextualization for Church Planters

Linda Bergquist

In this training video from Exponential West 2015, Linda Bergquist explains that many Christian practices and concepts get lost or diluted between cultures, and in order for the Gospel to be fully effective, a church planter needs to contextualize their plant.

Join Linda Bergquist at Exponential East 2017, where she will lead workshops on church planting.

Key Contextualization Highlights:

  • Expressing contextualization in church planting
  • Determining what needs to be contextualized

Linda is a church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board and the California Southern Baptist Convention. She works with English speaking multi-ethnic churches as well as Chinese, South Asian and Middle Eastern groups in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Linda also teaches church planting, urban immersion, and cross cultural ministry classes as an adjunct at various seminaries. She has been planting churches for over 30 years. Linda is the co-author of Church Turned Inside Out, The Wholehearted Church Planter, and the Exponential eBook The Great Commission and the Rest of Creation.