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Introducing… “4X4 Movement Starts”
Movements are Distinguished from Ministry by Training Members to Multiply Rapidly
Tags: 4x4 movements, coach, discipleship, movement starts, movements
Ministries aim to grow wide (a regular audience of many members), but not deep (many generations).
Ministries urge: “come to our meeting,” “listen to our message,” “read our...
Minutes and Hours
Tags: abnormal, church-planting movement, coaching, discipleship, follow-up
In the previous issue, I discussed the concept of finding God-prepared people. Because they are so out of the norm from what we normally encounter, I sometimes call them abnormal people: they are...
Raising Local Resources
Recruits or Dependents?
Tags: church, dependency, dependents, discipleship, recruits
Over the years I have written and spoken quite a lot about discovering and using local resources for the furtherance of God’s kingdom. My heart’s desire is to see the church around the world become...
Welcoming Muslim Neighbors into God’s Kingdom in East Africa
Tags: discipleship, east africa, islam, movement, muslim
In certain Eastern African contexts, significant numbers of Muslims entered the kingdom of God over the last decade or so despite very little initial contact with the Bible or Christians. Together,...
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...
Lead Muslims to Christ Now!
Tags: discipleship, evangelism, islam, muslim, storytelling, training
Any-3 is a five-step process which starts with getting acquainted and leads to discovering whether the Holy Spirit is at work in that person’s life to convict them of sin and prepare...
Guide Muslims to the Bible
Tags: bible, discipleship, islam, kingdom, muslim, quran
“Persons of Peace” is a Biblical concept describing those God has prepared to introduce their family and/or community to the gospel.1 Key to all disciple-making movement strategies is discovering...
Start a Disciple-Making Movement Among Your Muslim Neighbors
Tags: christian movements, disciple, discipleship, islam, mulsim
Both the Qur‘an and Islamic tradition erect barriers which inhibit Muslims from considering who Jesus is and what He has done for them. Muslims are often taught …
- to think about Mohammed...
Finding a More Biblical Model for the Multiplication of Disciples and Churches
Tags: biblical model, church, discipleship, equipping, multiplication
Jesus’ final commandment to His followers was to “Go and make disciples of all nations. . .teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” (Matt. 28:19-20) His mandate is just as urgent now...
Equipping the People of God for the Mission of God
How Are We Doing?
Tags: american evangelical, disciple, discipleship, equipping, training
Seven years ago, I wrote an article for this magazine entitled “What DNA Are We (Really) Reproducing?” (Mission Frontiers, July 2006) In that article I questioned the ability of the American...