This week, I lost one of my longest mentors and friends when Paul Becker, 70, went home to be with Jesus after a long battle with cancer. Paul was the founder and President of Dynamic Church Planting International. We met around 1989 when I was an instructor at the International School of Theology in San … More Lost a Mentor This Week
Those who are interested in the gospel and missions know how difficult ministry to Muslims can be. And yet, reports continue to stream in of great movements of people from out of Islam toward Christ from all around the world. The standard media is not interested in the story yet. But one day, perhaps one … More More Muslims Turning to Christ
The following is an account of Gospel victory among a distinct but small people group in the Philippines. Why is this important? Well, it is important for at least 5 reasons: Scripture says that heaven will be composed of peoples from every tribe and tongue (Rev. 14:6). All peoples are significant and need the gospel … More From the Cutting Edge of Church Planting
Paul Becker is the founder and President of Dynamic Church Planting International, probably the most prolific and effective church planting ministry in the history of the church. When I was a young church planter Paul used the galleys of the book that eventually became Dynamic Church Planters Handbook to mentor me as a church planter. … More When a Knock on the Door Changes a Life Forever
Tuesday is Church Planting The following story is from the Paul Becker, the founder and President of Dynamic Church Planting International. It is thrilling to hear of what God does when a man is sold-out to reaching others with the life transforming message of the gospel. Read it and thrill to the power of the gospel. … More Exciting Story of Church Planting Simplicity
Six Questions on a Thursday to Clarity Your Discipleship I just rediscovered a book on my shelf that I don’t know how it came into my possession. It is a review copy of Glenn McDonald’s The Disciple Making Church: From Dry Bones to Spiritual Vitality. Here are six questions from the opening chapter of his … More So You Think You are a Disciple!
It has been my delight to work with Dynamic Church Planting International (DCPI) since before it was birthed! You read that right. Paul Becker and I became friends while I was developing plans to plant New Song Church in Illinois. Paul mentored me and I read the first three chapters of the book that became … More DCPI and 5,000,000 new churches