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My Hymnbook Helps Church Planting

Matt Henslee has put together a project called My Hymnbook where he uses his musical gifts to raise money for church plants. He is taking songs from an old Psalter or Hymnbook and putting them to a simple new tune. My Hymnbook: Volume I, which you can listen below, will send 80% of the proceeds directly to helping Renovation Church, a new church plant launching January 16, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. The church plant was started by Pastor Leonce Crump II. I got to have lunch with Leonce and did an interview with him about Renovation. You can check out …keep reading »

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Q&A with Atlanta Church Planter Leonce Crump, Jr.

The name Leonce Crump, Jr. may be familiar to some as All-American Oklahoma Sooner wrestler, Sooner defensive tackle or professional football player for the New Orleans Saints. Today, Crump can be found in Atlanta, GA not as a sportsman, but as a churchman. This godly man has a heart for Jesus to match his 6’ 4” former heavyweight wrestling frame. Crump is in the process of planting Renovation Church in downtown Atlanta. He was gracious enough to make some time for lunch and to answer some questions for me. Mark Lamprecht: Describe how you came to vocational ministry. Leonce Crump, …keep reading »