Scott and other leaders met with the congregation regularly and communicating frequently. Scott was leading the Plymouth branch at the time, which was 50 in attendance.
A new senior leader was brought in to oversee the River Church, while Scott continued leading the Plymouth branch.
By building community through empowered home groups (small gathers in homes), the church tripled in size to 150 at the beginning of 2015. It had gone from a place of crisis to major growth in just under 2 years.
Congregants were a mix of existing and new Christians, from 1 – 70 years of age, and spanning from millionaires to the homeless. Around 10 nationalities were represented in the church, with a student population of 50%.