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Are you ready to answer the call of church planting? 

The Gospel is the hope of the world, and the world needs more Gospel-centered churches. That is why Cultivate exists.

Cultivate by CGN has created the infrastructure to support the planting of 1000 churches in the next decade, starting in 2023!

We follow in the footsteps of renowned church planting leaders in the Calvary Chapel movement, embracing and adopting their rich heritage of Church planting in order to effectively transmit our values, theology, and philosophy of ministry to this generation and those that will follow until the Lord returns.

We understand that planting a church is not an easy task, but we believe it is an essential one. That’s why we’ve created a range of resources to help you and your team prepare for the journey ahead.

Here’s what we’ve been building to support you in this mission:

• Personal, pastoral, and practical resources to prepare you and your team.

• A 6-24 month training program, equipping you to lead a gospel-centered community wherever God has called you around the globe.

• A global team of mentors and coaches with thousands of hours of experience as church planters and pastors, ready to support you during training, launch, and post-launch.

We are dedicated to support you every step of the way, from training, to launch, and beyond. With our guidance and support, you can feel confident in your ability to engage the world for Christ.

If you’re ready to take the next step and learn more about our church planting program, we invite you to visit our website at

Together, we can make a difference and bring the hope of the Gospel to communities around the world.

Bruce Zachary is the senior pastor at Calvary Nexus in Camarillo, California. Please visit his website( Bruce is also a church planter, having previously directed the Calvary Church Planting Network, a global church planting initiative. Presently Bruce serves on the Core Team of Cultivate.

Nick Cady is the lead pastor of White Fields Community Church in Longmont, Colorado. Within CGN, Nick is lead for the Cultivate Initiative, a member of the Expositors Collective team, host of the CGN Mission & Methods podcast, and member of the Executive Team.

Clay Worrell is the Executive Director of CGN. He is happily married to his wife, Jannelle, and they have two lovely daughters.

Kellen Criswell M.A. previously served as Global Strategist of Calvary Global Network and In addition, Kellen has served as a worship pastor, assistant pastor, senior pastor, church planter, missionary and Bible college instructor.