Grand Opening Grace River Church

Chris Highfill wanted to plant a church in the city of St. Louis. His heart was set on it. Once he passed assessment in Chicago, he knew where he wanted to go. But one thing stood in the way: God's plan.

"I sat down with Gary Rohrmayer and Steve Mizel," Highfill said. "And they basically told me no, you should really consider planting in St. Charles County."

While Highfill may have been thrown off his game, he took their advice and started researching. He found that 360,000 people live in O'Fallon, Missouri, and only 15 percent of them attend a church. That leaves Highfill...

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