Peace-Keeping: A Shadow Cast by the Shepherd, by Neil Cole
By: Neil Cole - 01 September 2014 - 0 Comments

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” – Jesus (Matthew 5:9) Shepherds don’t like it when people don’t get along, but they can sometimes tolerate it for too long. Whereas [...]

On Oxen And Muzzles, by Paul Byerly
By: - 28 August 2014 - 0 Comments

I just heard friends are going to lose their home. These friends have been in full-time ministry for a couple decades. Their para-church ministry has touched the lives of thousands. Testimonies of saved marriages, [...]

When NOT To Multiply Your Church, by Brandon Chase
By: Brandon Chase - 26 August 2014 - 0 Comments

Many of the saints who, in regards to “church,” have heard the call to come out of what they were in, and into something “more,” initially did so because of an attraction toward “Being” [...]

More For Less, by Scott Whaley
By: Scott Whaley - 25 August 2014 - 1 Comment

Whenever I consider the matter of multiplying a new group from an existing group, I continually turn back to the phrase “pouring yourself into someone.” As I read over the Gospels and reflect on [...]

Multiplication: Fast or Slow? by Felicity Dale
By: Felicity Dale - 21 August 2014 - 0 Comments

  When it comes to multiplying simple/organic churches, your pattern of multiplication will determine whether you multiply quickly or slowly. Many people assume that the way to multiply a simple/organic church is to add [...]

Would You Risk It All For Unity? by Joshua Lawson
By: Josh Lawson - 20 August 2014 - 2 Comments

The biblical ground of the local Church is city-wide. Almost every reference in the New Testament to the local ekklesia confirms this: The church in Jerusalem. The church in Antioch. The church in Thessalonica. [...]

Starfish or Spider? A Reflection on Organic Multiplication, by Dan Notti
By: Dan Notti - 19 August 2014 - 2 Comments

I think that it is biblically undeniable that God’s intention for the church is expansion and growth. In Acts 1, the Lord’s direction to his disciples was, “but you shall receive power when the [...]

What You Model Is What You Multiply, by Kathleen Ward
By: Kathleen Ward - 18 August 2014 - 5 Comments

Why churches should move from sermons to facilitation. They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Children grow up to be like their parents, imitating their values, their mannerisms and their way [...]

Not Quite A Movement, by Joseph Horevay
By: Joseph Horevay - 15 August 2014 - 4 Comments

The church planting movements and multiplication of disciples in Asia are in large measure a house church planting phenomena. China’s Christian growth is preeminently house church networks with estimates of 100 million participants. India’s [...]

The Power of DNA, by Paul Byerly
By: - 05 August 2014 - 2 Comments

  We talk about the DNA we inject into groups, how it shapes the group, and the groups that come from it. In my experience, the effects of simple church DNA have a much [...]