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Collaboration Accelerates Church Planting
Tags: church planting, mission, unreached people group
The Global Church Planting Network (GCPN) took its first public step in 2009 when two leaders from each continent gathered in the UK to wrestle with the question: “What is the ‘cork in the bottle’...
The Best Way to Plant Indigenous Churches Is to Begin that Way
Tags: church planting, dependency, indigenous
I once had the opportunity to dialogue with a group of leaders in South Asia about their church planting strategies. A church planting team among them shared about some of the...
4 Stages of a Movement
Tags: church planting, movements
I stood in front of the American congregation and urged them to send short-term teams to my Asian people group. “On a two-week trip, you can win a household or two to faith and begin a church with...
Women Engaged in Church-Planting Movements Among UPGs
Tags: church planting, disciple-making movements, women
What is the place of women in world mission? Jesus said, “You [and the word means all of you, male and female] are my witnesses. You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world.” And...
Bible Storying with the Creative Arts for Church Planting
Tags: arts, church planting, music, stories, storying, visual arts
August 1996: It was time for the festival celebrating the founding of Tsévié, the town where we were living in Togo. The stadium field was covered with traditional musical groups demonstrating...
God with Us.
Changing the Way We Train Pastors and Plant Churches Among the Unreached
Tags: church planting, incarnational, orality, unreached, village
I’ll never forget the day I watched my mission professor weep as he told of his first years among the unreached. He explained how billions who have no access to the gospel would remain broken...
Solid Grounding Transforms Worldview to Bring Forth Multiplying Fruit
Tags: cell church, church, church planting, fruit, multiplying
(originally printed September 2009 in eLINK—Magazine of World Team, under the title GO SLOW TO GO FAST: Cell and House Church Multiplication in the Philippines. The article has been updated for...
Raising Local Resources
Transformation in the Zambezi Valley
Tags: church planting, conversion, spiritualists, zambezi, zimbabwe
My first memory of visiting the home of Isaac Ndlovu was of our arrival at night, and hearing a strange bubbling sound amid the cacophony of greetings in the Tonga language. As it was pitch black...
CPM Essentials On a Napkin
Tags: church planting, discipleship, evangelization, muslim
You’ve decided in your heart that you want to see God birth a Church-Planting Movement (CPM) in your community or people group. The question is: “How do I start?” Suppose that we’re sitting in a...
12 Months Blocs Spotlight for May 2013
Peoples of Southeast Asia with an Emphasis on the Thai Family of Peoples
Tags: buddhist, church planting, southeast asia, thai, thailand
Southeast Asian peoples are found in 15 main clusters, but only four have established or significant church movements: the Cham, Miao/Hmong, Mon-Khmer, and smaller tribal groups. Two, the Lao and...