A Visit to Philadelphia
Seminary students Joshua and Sara Withers take a weekend of from their book learning and visit a real life church plant in Philadelphia. They've read up on the story of how Tara VinCross has been able to plant a new church in Philadelphia while continuing to pastor the traditional Chestnut Hill Seventh-day Adventist church a few miles away. Joshua and Sara are filled with questions as they check out the Philadelphia community, interview Tara, and observe Tara's relationship with both of her churches. Josh is particularly fascinated with how the new church plant focuses much of their weekly Sabbath activities on community outreach. Sara is intrigued by some of the unique challenges of female leadership. They return to Andrews with a deeper respect for the awesomeness of pastoral ministry.