Jesus used 5 simple invitations to make disciples and equip them for his kingdom movement. It’s simple and reproducible … Disciple making
Adventist leaders in Kenya are serious about being a church planting movement. Almost 500 leaders, pastors and members – all committed to planting churches – participated in a week-long Church Planting Conference (14-20 April 2013) with Peter Roennfeldt as guest speaker. ‘We cannot continue doing mission in the way we have done it!’ declared Paul… Continue reading
Veteran planter Loren Pratt has been working in Melbourne’s northwest suburbs for many years. Using a combination of community involvement and Bible seminars, Loren and his associate pastor/planter Zoran Gajic, have also multiplied into Melton (west of Melbourne) – with worship services in the community Barn, where the first Melton Adventist Church launched 7 years… Continue reading
Many Christians believe that church should be where people live and work. House church networks are multiplying – like ‘Neighbours and Nations‘ in Coventry. It began 10 years ago with five Christians meeting together in a small rented home in Potters Green, it is now a house church network of 11 groups in two neighborhoods,… Continue reading
Friends and families joined CafeKirken and FaceOut – planted 10 years ago, for a combined spiritual retreat weekend. Great worship music, with amazing food and fellowship, and excellent organization, complemented the themes explored in Bible reading, discussion and prayer: Surprised by Jesus – 1. His total identity with us. 2. His redefinition of who’s ‘in’… Continue reading
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Teaching an undergraduate Planting Churches that Multiply course at Friedensau Adventist University in Germany has provided opportunities for great interaction with students and staff. You may like to check out an article on the Six Steps.
Russell Burrill discovered that in their commitment to being a movement in their early years in the USA, Adventist pastors planted churches, equipped members, and moved on to plant again. Local churches did not have paid pastors ‘hovering’ over them. In the – 1870s 1 new church was planted each year for every 2 ordained… Continue reading
This interview with Adventist women pastors in China relates to the subject of ordination, but also explores some really significant issues relevant to contextualization and church planting. You will be inspired and challenged: Meet Ordained Women Pastors in China
Steve Addison has been blogging on the obstacles to church planting movements. This is No. 4 in a series – ‘When four generations of disciples and churches are the norm, you’re in the middle of a church planting movement (CPM). It’s hard enough to get to a CPM. They are just as hard to sustain…. Continue reading