2016 Louisiana Church Planting Update

75% of 2016 is in the can. Here’s a report of this years Church Planting efforts among Louisiana Baptist Churches:


  • We’re at 29 Church Plants for the year. Just 1 away from our annual goal of 30. We should finish the year with 34-36. Making 2016 another record year for church planting in Louisiana.
  • 2 in North Louisiana, 27 in South Louisiana.
  • 13 in New Orleans, 7 on the I-12, 3 in Baton Rouge, 2 in Lake Charles, 2 in Central LA, 1 in Lafayette, 1 in Houma/Thibodaux.
  • 12 Anglo, 11 African-American, 3 Multi-Ethnic, 2 Hispanic, 1 Asian.
  • 7 Multi-Site Developments, 6 Re-Plants
  • $1,023,117 in Cooperative Funding invested in Church Planting supplements so far in 2016.
  • $220,000 in Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering Grants invested in Church Plants so far in 2016.
  • 1,004 New Commitments to Christ & 292 Baptisms reported by our Church Planters so far this year.

Grateful for the work God is doing through our church plants & our together giving through Cooperative Program & State & National Missions Offerings.

Check out some other things happening with Church Planting in Louisiana in our October E-Newsletter.

About Lane Corley

I am - Follower of Jesus Christ - Husband to the beautiful and patient Heather Corley - Father of three. - Church Planter / Church Planting Strategist with the Louisiana Baptist Convention. - When I can, I’m reading, raised bed gardening, deer hunting, and on mission with my church. - Hoping to be helpful.

Posted on October 21, 2016, in Church Planting, Louisiana Baptists. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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