What is Radiant Church?

David and Renata Perkins dreamed of planting a church with these goals—to help people know Jesus, walk closely with Jesus everyday, discover their calling, and shine the light of Jesus to the world. With a growing burden that they just could not shake, they loaded up their four young children and drove to multiple cities in the Midwest asking God to lead them to the right city. While they prayed in Kansas City, they sensed God’s call and they began to make plans to start a life-giving church in Kansas City.

After sixteen wonderful years of pastoring young people in Colorado Springs, the Perkins moved to Kansas City to pioneer a brand new church. To their wonderful surprise, a world class team of talented young adults and trustworthy families moved to Kansas City with them. The Perkins began weekly prayer meetings in their home and officially began Radiant Church on September 18, 2016. Hundreds gathered that day at Overland Trail Middle School in Overland Park, Kansas and Radiant Church became a reality.

David graduated from Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City with a bachelor's degree in religion. While pastoring in Colorado Springs, he obtained a master's degree in theology from The King's University. Renata graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in English. Together, they have four wonderful children and love raising their family in Kansas City.

Radiant Values

Know God.

Find Freedom.

Discover Purpose.

Make a Difference. 

Radiant Culture

We love Jesus with unashamed passion.

Matthew 22:37 "Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and great commandment." 

We laugh, love and enjoy life together as one big family.

Matthew 22:39 "And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’" 

 We pray persistently and refuse to give up.

Luke 11:19 So I say to you ask and it will be given to you, seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

We serve selflessly like our humble King. 

Matthew 20:28 Just as the son of man did not come to be served but to serve.

We build each other up through constant encouragement. 

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore, encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 

We give cheerfully back to God because He gave to us.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7b God loves a cheerful giver.

We unite across the spectrum through Jesus.

John 17:23 I in them and you in me - so that they may be brought to complete unity.

We pursue excellence in all we do. 

Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work at it with all of your heart, as working for the Lord, not for mere human masters.

We work diligently to reach people who are far from God. 

Matthew 9:37 The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. 

We sacrifice so the Lamb may receive the reward of His suffering.

Revelation 7:9a After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language standing before the throne and before the Lamb.


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