Monday Discussion “Discipling leads to reproduction and finally multiplication, which are God’s design and method to reach the world. Because the church has largely ignored the process, the cause of Christ has greatly suffered.” (Bill Hull, The Disciple Making Church, p.13) Questions: If the main task is to make disciples, how could the church … More Multiplying Disciples for the King
Tuesday is for Missional Thinking Becoming a Rabbit Church vs an Elephant Church *comments in red are Ed Stetzer’s; comments and points in black are mine The following are comments and notes from a class with Ed Stetzer. Ed and I were scheduled to teach a class together one year at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School … More What hinders rapid church multiplication?
If the Great Commission of (Matthew 28:16-20) is a command and Jesus tells us to teach those who believe to obey all that he commanded how can we escape the implication that all who are reached are supposed to multiply (reach others / make disciples)? Here’s a simple tool that I learned years ago from … More How Does a Disciple Become a Multiplier?
Whether Ninety or One Year Old, Every Church Needs to Change I’ve been thinking of writing this post since last Thursday. It occurred to me on Saturday, that with the exception of #8, all of these would apply to any church, of any size, and any age. Even #8 could apply to younger churches. The … More Every Church Needs to Change: how to get there from here
Tuesday is for Preaching On my way to Racine, Wisconsin to train church planters with Dynamic Church Planting International. Looking forward to the next three days. But I also wanted to stimulate your thinking about preaching with a simple thought. Every ministry in a church needs to multiply itself. That includes preaching. If we want … More Thoughts on Multiplication and Preaching