Jim Townsley

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Pastor, Central Baptist Church

Jim Townsley and his wife, Janet, founded Central Baptist Church in 1975. Under his leadership the church began Central Christian Academy in 1984, New England School of the Bible in 1992, and New England Baptist College in 2004. Pastor Townsley is the author of several books and a leader in church planting, holding conferences nationwide.

Articles by Jim Townsley

Where Should a New Church Be Planted?

Ideas for Choosing the Right Place to Start Your Church

The Role of Spiritual Warfare in Church Planting

Utilize God’s Resources for Church Planting

The Importance of Speaking Clearly

Using Your Voice Correctly

When Is a Young Man Ready to Start a Church?

Essential Traits of a Church Planter

Whatever It Takes

Qualities that Are Necessary in a Church Planter

The Importance of Lily Work

Accomplishing Works that Only God Can See

The Value of Critics

They Can Be a Blessing if You Will Let Them

Churches and Legal Protection

The Necessity of Legal Counsel for Churches

5 Reasons Preachers Quit

Seeing and Avoiding Potential Pitfalls

The New Testament Church Model

Following the Pattern Taught by the First Century Church