Kevin and Misty Gillian
By Kevin and Misty Gillian
Editor’s note—The following article, originally published by Indiana Ministries, highlights the incredible happenings at the Auburn, Indiana, satellite campus of the healthy, growing County Line Church of God.
God is doing amazing things at County Line Auburn Campus! Since July of last year, we’ve held church in the basement while the main floor was being renovated. Starting with just 10 core team leaders and 50 launch team volunteers, we’ve grown to an average of 175 people. We never imagined the lives that would be changed right before our eyes. Continue reading
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The crowded entryway of County Line’s new campus church.
By Carl Stagner
Nate Tatman had no idea how pivotal that moment would be. He’d been in the office of Indiana Ministries when something caught his attention. The map of the state on the wall wasn’t anything new; he remembered seeing it before. But what he hadn’t noticed was the distribution of push pins on the map, which indicated counties that did not have a Church of God congregation. In particular, he noticed this time that there were thirty-seven counties in total with no Church of God congregation. And that’s when things began to get interesting. Continue reading
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Tagged advancement, Auburn, campus church, church multiplication, church planting, County Line Church of God, Crossroads 37, discipleship, Doug Talley, Europe X, evangelism, Garrett, Global Strategy, grassroots, Great Commission, Healthy Growing Churches, IN, Indiana, Indiana Ministries, Marcia Weller, Midwest, mission, missional, multiply, Nate Tatman, Nathan Tatman, satellite campus, Stu Kruse, Stuart Kruse, Three Worlds, vision
By Carl Stagner
In an interview with Church of God Ministries (CGM), the pastoral staff at County Line Church of God in Auburn, Indiana, recently celebrated 126 baptisms and a move of the Holy Spirit beyond what they could have ever imagined. In this exchange, senior pastor Stuart Kruse, children’s pastor Mary Ellen Rayle, congregational care pastor Steve Schlatter, outreach pastor Nathan Tatman, and high school ministry pastor Dane Kruse relived the amazing experience of Baptism Sunday, and offered experienced insights on baptisms, outreach, and revival. Continue reading
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