The goal of the LINC family is to walk alongside each other to celebrate our successes, stand together during our difficulties, and challenge each other to reach new communities, people, and nations.
LINC was birthed out of Resurrection Life Church, a vibrant, rapidly growing church pastored by Duane Vander Klok in Grandville, Michigan. Visionary leaders from Resurrection Life Church began to branch out and plant churches in 1993.
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LINC exists to Encourage, Equip & Empower - pastors, leaders & churches at every level of ministry.
To intentionally relate together to encourage, equip, and empower in order to become strong, healthy pastors, leaders, and churches.
To build an expanding community of life-giving related churches.
LINC pastors, leaders, and churches are encouraged to pursue their mission with a focus on the Word of God, growing authentic relationships, developing next-generation leaders, building unity within the church at large, and partnering with other LINC churches to advance the Kingdom of God.
The LINC Board, Executive Director, and Team are committed to helping the LINC family of churches succeed in building strong healthy churches and leaders. Every learning environment, event, and engagement is focused on equipping leaders and churches at every level.
LINC seeks to empower churches by providing great resources, strategic partnerships with solution specialists, learning environments at every level of leadership, one-on-one consulting, church plant funding, and organizational development.
The focus of our association is a passionate commitment to Jesus Christ and fulfilling His commission. This passion is reflected in the core values that we share: