Robert Rash

Echo Church, Missouri
Church Planter Apprentice
Eureka  Missouri
Echo Church
October 29

About My Family

Wow! I could have never imagined the amazing family the Lord has blessed me with. I have a wonderful wife who loves Jesus more than anything and her family with a fierce love. I'm humbled to call her my spouse and friend. Christine and I have been married for 12 years and find so much joy in this journey. Knowing that our marriage is just a snapshot of Christ's love for His church, we long to be an example for our children, our church and our neighbors to display just a small glimpse of the gospel.
Along with my amazing wife, I have equally amazing children. I guess you could say that my quiver is full! But what an honor it is to lead and love them and continue to point them to Jesus. They are a constant reminder of God's grace to me.

About My Church Plant

I have been in ministry for nearly 17 years serving as a youth pastor and worship pastor. As the Lord continued to teach us, He moved us to a place we never imagined we would be—planting a church! As we prayed and prayed and dreamed and prayed, we felt a strong call to start a new work in Washington, Mo. It's a small town of 15,000 people that is steeped in religion and history, but we found that there is a huge gospel void. With more than 52,000 people in our county claiming NO religious affiliation the need to great.
Washington is also my hometown, which I love and my family loves. It's an active community and the harvest is great. We love living here and being part of the ebb and flow and the strong sense of community. We hope to build upon the established community and help people experience the transforming love of Christ. We want to see healthy families thrive and people living with a greater purpose.

NAMB Church Planting

Demonstrated Christian character is essential for missionaries and chaplains to gain credibility and build community. A missionary is a person who, in response to God's call and gifting, leaves his or her comfort zone and crosses cultural, geographic or other barriers to proclaim the gospel and live out a Christian witness in obedience to the Great Commission. The North American Mission Board supports missionaries serving across the United States, Canada and their territories. Churches are the missionary incubators and sending centers for missionaries through the Southern Baptist Convention. Missionaries serve in a variety of settings and face tremendous challenges. But the rewards are tremendous and life-changing. Missionaries have the privilege to represent their church and their Father in sharing the gospel as the primary focus of their activity. If you are interested in pursuing next steps as a potential missionary or chaplain from your church, explore the possibilities at namb.net/send-me.

Pray

For churches as they prepare to send out missionaries to push back lostness in North America. For receptive hearts among the people in communities where these missionaries will serve. For churches and individuals to partner with missionaries and to give of their time and talents. For the Father to send more workers into His harvest to join these missionaries.

Participate

Connect as a Sending Church or a Supporting Church with a missionary’s work. Commit to long-term missions support with your missionary partner. Be involved in supporting missionaries and their families. Pray for missionaries.
Many missionaries build a team to join their ministry in prayer, participation, and provision. These friends, family and churches support missionaries beyond the tithes and offerings given within the church plant. Visit sendnetwork.com/PlanterFunding for NAMB's policy on providing for church plants.
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