Hello friends Some thought missional might be another fad. But, it is not proving to be! Yes, some terms pass their use-by-date. Emerging church was a great term – church from below, connected with the past and, at the same time, the future. However, it was damaged from within and without – even negatively impacting the term emerging missional church. So we might be back to missional – and this… Continue reading
Books on movements
Check out these great books relating to movements – – ‘Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery’ (David Watson & Paul Watson) – ‘Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus’ (Jerry Trousdale) – ‘Pioneering Movements: Leadership that multiplies disciples and churches’ (Steve Addison) – ‘Movements… Continue reading
Fruitful Church: a Manifesto for Sending
Check out Andrew Turner’s new book: Fruitful Church: a Manifesto for Sending. It is excellent! A must read. ‘At the heart of this book is the suggestion that we should measure success not by the number of people that come in to our church, but by the number and caliber of believers who are sent… Continue reading
Bible Lands Study Tour 2015
Follow the disciple making path of Jesus – a great opportunity to walk where Jesus walked! There are limited places still available for 15-30 June this year. Why not take this opportunity? For more information, itinerary & costs – contact [email protected]
Shiftm2M in Europe
Shiftm2M is a journey on which Christian leaders intentionally shift from doing ministry to cultivating movements by following Jesus’ example. Resources are provided (reading guides, podcasts, videos) to explore the life of Jesus as it unfolded – from beginning to end. Live-in retreats at key intervals provide opportunity to process and apply the discoveries being… Continue reading
MC² Training – starting soon!
MC² is a simple and transferable training process that equips people to share their faith and develop multiplying faith-communities resulting in church movements. MC² Training starts Sat 18 Oct (Melbourne) & Fri 14 Nov (Sydney). For more details go to MC² Training 1.
For dialogue groups that would like to explore the great stories and prophecies of Daniel – click here for reading guides and a Facilitator’s Guide.
To share the rich meaning of John’s Apocalypse: ‘the revelation of Jesus Christ’ (Rev 1:1) – click here for verse-by-verse & topical reading guides, supporting PowerPoint Presentations and a Facilitator’s Guide.
Q. proven method for planting?
Is there a most proven method of successful church planting? During the 80s and 90s the emphasis was on planting community churches. This involved complex programming and community centre type properties – both expensive. Since the late 90s the model has been smaller groups and more relational activities – rather than programs. The environment has… Continue reading
Q: success of planting in Australia?
Having been asked a series of questions about church planting, I thought the responses may generate other helpful comments. The questions are relevant to all, although this time raised by Adventist planters. How successful have Adventist church plants been in Australia? If successful – Why? If not – why? In most States church planting has… Continue reading