Church Plant Partners

Crossroads Church: Staten Island, NY

Temple partnered with Crossroads Church in 2002, making this Temple’s longest tenured church plant partner. Crossroads Church is located in one of the nation's least evangelized areas. Temple continues to partner with Crossroads financially and provides mission teams throughout the year.

Ray Parascando, Pastor (

Immanuel Church: Birmingham, AL

Immanuel is a new church in Birmingham after two churches joined together to become one new body of believers in 2015.  Their vision is to be a diverse family of disciples living to make the real Jesus known to every person in Birmingham and beyond. Temple partners financially and by sending teams. 

Andy Adkison, Pastor (

Walk Church: Las Vegas, NV

Walk Church's mission is to free people to walk in Jesus, and their vision is to redeem the city and to impact the world. Temple partners this new church plant financially and by sending teams.

Heiden Ratner, Pastor (

Crossroads Community Church: Kenner, LA

Crossroads exists to glorify God by making disciples of all nations.  Temple partners with Crossroads Community Church with a heart to revitalize a community that needs the light of Jesus.  

Larry Johnson, Pastor (

Kiev Theological Seminary

Temple provides financial resources to the Church Planting Division of the Kiev Theological Seminary which is operated by IMB missionaries, Joel and Mary Ellen Ragains. Kiev Theological Seminary, originally founded by North Carolina Baptist, now has 45 students in the Church Planting Divisions. Pastors from Temple routinely teach evangelism, leadership, and other courses at the seminary.