Douglas Tilstra

Douglas Tilstra is associate professor of religion at Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee.

Church planting: Counting the cost

Significant personal issues for the church planter (and the average pastor)

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Pastor's Pastor: Conversation at bedtime

The other night I was putting my son to bed. A mundane moment suddenly blossomed into a memorable one, rich with the whimsical wisdom of a 12-year-old boy.

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How to move into a church plant without killing it

four key questions for the "instant parent" of an orphaned "church plant."

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The way it could be: leadership development in ministerial education

If you could redesign seminary education, what would you wish for?

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Encounters with Adventist women planting churches

The historic and contemporary evangelistic contribution of women in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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