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What is Initi8?

INITI8 is a Short Term Missions program from North American Missions that will allow you to initiate and further develop your call and mission in life. You will have the chance to spend 8 weeks working with Church Planters and receiving practical training to make you more effective in the Kingdom of God!


What can I expect?

  • During the Initi8 program, you will spend 6 weeks working alongside 23 experienced church planters as you engage, learn, and invest in building the Kingdom of God!
  • During Initi8’s intense weeks of training, you will experience focused classroom training. Topics range from Biblical View of Missions, Practical Guide to Spiritual Giftings, Servant Leadership, Discipleship, Building Healthy Relationships, Understanding Culture and Worldview Ethics in Church Planting, and much more!
  • Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone and into the future God has in store for you. While investing in North America, you will build lifelong friendships, develop your gifts, and use your talents for the furthering of the Kingdom of God.

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Speakers and Teachers

David Bernard

Scott Sistrunk

Kenneth Stewart

Bill Hobson

Brocc Chavis

Josh Carson

Justin Reinking

Rashidi Collins

Kaleb Saucer

Galen Thompson

Mike Williams

Jimmy Toney

Anthony Ballestero

Santy Jimemiz

Meet Our Directors


Scott Sistrunk

(636) 229-7900
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Kenneth Stewart

(813) 817-7288
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