Church Planter Assessment - US Midwest (CPA v2.3)


***ATTENTION - If you live in KC metro or the western part of Missouri please follow this link***

If you are a preparing to plant a church in the next 18 months or less, then now is time to apply.  If you have already planted your church or currently lead an existing church, then you can apply at any time through our Existing Church Assessment Track.  Please note that clarity of vision and gifting to plant is more important than a precise timeline. If you are uncertain as to whether church planting is for you, please take time to talk and pray this through with you local sending church leadership. You may also want to do one of the following to help determine if now is the time to apply:

- Attend an Acts 29 event hosted by your local network.
- Take our Am I A Church Planter self assessment.
- Contact your local Acts 29 church to find out more about planting with Acts 29.

If you want to find out more about local church planting residencies or about our Pre-Assessment Track, please email your Assessment Coordinator for more details.

How much does the application process cost?

There are two non refundable expenses in the assessment process:
1. Application Fee - $250 processing fee. This is payable if your initial application is approved.
2. Assessment Fee - $1250 assessment conference fee. This is payable if you are invited to attend an assessment conference.
Additionally, you may be ask to pay a small fee to cover a personality assessment.


1) Review Acts 29 Doctrinal Distinctives and values. You will be required to be in agreement with these to undertake assessment with Acts 29.
2) Review Acts 29 Covenant. You will be required to sign this, on behalf of your church, prior to becoming a member. 
3) Review the Acts 29 Assessment Process.
4) Review our Privacy Policy. This outlines how Acts 29 handles your data.

If you are in agreement with all of the above, please confirm this by clicking on the button below: 'Accept Terms and Register'.

Once set up, you can log into your account at

Please note: If you do not progress through assessment or reply to notifications in a timely manner, your account will be archived. After 2 months all archived accounts are deleted as per our Privacy Policy. After that, should you wish to re-engage, you will need to start the process again (including the payment of any fees). 

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Assignment Questions
Initial Application 48
Phase 1 | Applicant 0
1.1 Application Fee & Settings 4
1.2 Resume 5
1.3 Applicant's Reference Survey 39
1.4 Testimony & Conviction 18
1.5 Church Planting Strategy & Timeline 13
1.6 Marriage & Family 11
1.7 Wife Questionnaire 22
1.8 Applicant Wife's Reference Survey 20
1.9 Networking 2
1.10 Theological & Pastoral Questionnaire 32
1.11 Preaching 10
1.12 Financial Questionnaire 12
1.13 Confidential Questionnaire 34
1.15 Phone Interview 4
Phase 2 | Assessment 0
2.1 Assessment Conference Registration 2
Phase 3 | Candidate 0
3.1 Post Assessment Checks 3
3.2 Conditions Completed 16
3.3 12 Pitfalls of Church Planting Condition 13
3.4 Apply for Partnership (Membership) 27
Phase 4 | Partnership 0
4.1 Partnership 4