1. We want to see every tribe, tongue, and race sing God’s praises in worship now and in eternity.

2. Since the primary way God does that is through the planting of churches, we want to see more men go to seminary to become pastors.

3. More pastors means fewer empty pulpits, more churches being planted, more opportunities to share the gospel.

4. In order to have 1 church for every 25,000 people in central Virginia, we need to plant 2 churches per year for 20 years in order to catch up and keep up with population growth.