Martin Spoelstra, DMin (pending), MA

Adjunct Faculty
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Teaches:
Church Planting

Background

Martin is the founding pastor of Discovery Church in Bowmanville, Ontario and is actively involved in church planting in the Eastern Ontario region. He currently coaches church planters and is actively involved in starting new churches within the Christian Reformed Church. Discovery Church is currently undergoing a process towards multi-site ministry and seeks to become a church planting church to the third-generation. Martin has worked part-time for the Christian Reformed Church as a church planting catalyst and is currently exploring putting together a network of churches in Ontario with the goal of planting 3-5 churches every year for 15 years. Martin is married to AJ, has 4 children, 2 of whom are married and 2 who live at home.

Education

Law and Security Administration - Sheridan College
Bachelor of Religious Studies - Briercrest Bible College
BA, Youth Ministry - Briercrest Bible College
MA, Educational Ministry - Calvin Theological Seminary
DMin, Leadership (pending) - Tyndale Theological Seminary

Research

Church Planting
Not only can I work around my operational ministry or visits with my airmen, [studying here] has increased my ability to provide timely and godly knowledge in these situations. I have learned so much in my past couple of months coming to Briercrest.
Capt The Rev Eric Davis