Churches for and from the Harvest

From transitional ministry services to transformational processes, Luminex is passionate about strengthening churches.

As churches grow and mature into vibrant missional congregations they face a number of challenges: Growing pains, cultural adjustments, contextualizing ministry in changing communities, aging congregations, pastoral transitions, and more. We work together to strengthen these faith communities through…

Transitional Ministry Services

Pastoral transitions often bring high stress and deep uncertainty to churches. Our Transitional Ministry Services team members are experienced and skilled at guiding churches through hands-on pastoral transitions that position churches to not merely survive, but to thrive as they look ahead.  To get started contact Scott Lokers at

Congregational consulting

We are blessed to provide a wide variety of consultative services to pastors, leaders, and churches. We know that there is no single blueprint that ensures ministry success, but we have learned much about what works – and what doesn’t work – in most environments. We would welcome the opportunity to listen, learn, and share thoughts with you.

Ridder Church Renewal

The fruit of ministry that churches experience through Ridder Church Renewal is unmistakable. The Ridder process has transformed numerous churches in our region, and we are blessed to help make Ridder a reality for leaders and churches.

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Succession planning

If one thing is certain in ministry, it’s that seasons come and seasons go. Our team walks with leaders and churches to help create succession plans that align with the leading of the Holy Spirit, and position churches for success going forward.

Faith-Based strategic planning

Written by our own Mike Gafa, Faith-Based is a comprehensive guide to biblical, practical planning in the church, and serves to assist and equip churches, pastors, and leaders to step fully into the Great Commission. Mike will soon be publishing a participant workbook with video-based training to further assist churches through the process.

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Outreach training and resources

We are deeply passionate when it comes to reaching people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. That’s why we strive to provide a variety of outreach training resources to help your church be more effective in its outreach.

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Block Party outreach

Looking for a way to connect with your neighbors? Hosting a Block Party is easy, effective, and … fun!  Our Block Party trailer comes with everything you need – a grill, inflatable bounce house, tables, chairs, and more! All your church needs to do is organize the event and supply the food.

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