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Follow along with CA Connect 2015

July 29th, 2015 | Posted by Paul Prins in General - (0 Comments)

We’ve been in Prague since Sunday for two conferences. Summit ended last night. It brought together all our fellow team leaders from across Europe (Spain to Russia). It was a time to get encouraged, and to work on our leadership craft. Today we started the second conference – Connect. This conference is open to all staff, …
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Over the last week we’ve been preparing some materials to help us share about our upcoming move to Paris to start a church with Christian Associates. A key part of any sharing about your ministry is to communicate the need that you will play a part in filling. After brain storming a bit we thought …
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Paris Vs NYC

September 18th, 2012 | Posted by Paul Prins in General - (0 Comments)

Paris and New York share a lot of similarities as Mega-Cities in the world. They are both very dense, drive culture, and have their own quirks/nuances. This video points out some of the differences in a fun way. For those of you who’ve supported us so far these illustrations might look a bit familiar. We found …
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Choosing to be Bi-Vocational

August 27th, 2012 | Posted by Paul Prins in Preparation - (0 Comments)
At a cafe in the Marais

We know that our approach to missions and church planting is unorthodox. The normal route is to get your degree and then turn around and raise capital while working part-time until funds allow you to focus on fundraising full time. This is a difficult process for church planters, and generally longer for missionaries who are …
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We’ve Found our Tribe

June 27th, 2012 | Posted by Jordan Prins in General - (0 Comments)

Several years ago Paul and I spent time praying and discerning what the key components we would need in place before we could plant our church in Paris.   We arrived at a short list of three. Today I am proud to announce that the first of the three has been checked off our list! …
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3 Steps to Paris

June 5th, 2012 | Posted by Paul Prins in Preparation - (0 Comments)

A few years ago now Jordan and I spent time in prayer and discernment to understand what it would take for us to get to Paris. We landed on three steps that would need to be accomplished before we felt comfortable starting to plant our church. These three steps are (in no particular order): Paul …
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Being Bi-Vocaitonal

March 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Paul Prins in General - (0 Comments)

This originally appeared on The natural question one is asked as they graduate from Seminary is: What is next for you/Where is God calling you? With only 82 days between me and my Masters of Divinity this question is looming in the bushes (or shrubbery if you will). For my wife and I we will be bi-vocational pastors. Choosing …
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And so it begins

March 9th, 2012 | Posted by Paul Prins in General - (0 Comments)
At the Golden Gate

There have been many prevailing winds and forces in our life that have brought us to this point. A point where we have begun the process of turning our sights and resting our passions on getting to Paris.