M4 is a training process that helps the church planters and their team move from where they are, to where God wants them to be (the vision God has put in the leader's heart). Whether you are planting or re-planting the process is developed around the church planting ABC:​

Assessment: The first step is finding the right planter and preparing them to recruit a team.

Basic training: The second step is to enrol the team in a process where all church planting teams do the bulk of their learning online in preparation for coming together in a learning community and work to plan into the future. The team's online workbook helps shape the weekend gatherings in order to make them more interactive and directed towards the needs of the teams.

Coaching: The third step is ongoing follow up with the church planter and the team by a skilled coach during the first two or three years of the planting process.

"The M4 training has been a great help to us as a church, encouraging and inspiring us in missional lifestyle, community and discipleship. It has helped us from the beginning to focus on the fundamental things - being consistent in spiritual growth, missional lifestyle and building a community."

Church planter Tomas Grulich



Counties Planting Network can help you:

  • Learn new and innovative ways to reach out to your community

  • Network with like-minded people from across the country

  • Get access to an online toolkit packed full of resources to help you on your journey

  • Listen to world experts at our conferences and training events

  • Be coached by established church planters and church leaders

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Every Christian can be a part of planting a new church, but not everybody is the church planter.

Everyone can be a part of a church plant because the Great Commission is the responsibility of every Christian. 

We use the Great Commission as a framework for the training in M4. 


  • Master: All authority in heaven and earth has been given to Jesus.

  • Mission: Therefore, go...

  • Multiplication: Make disciples of all nations, teaching and baptising them.

  • Movement: Jesus said, 'I am with you always, to the very end of the age.'


If you are interested in any of Counties' training opportunities please complete an online response form.

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