Are there HERETICS in the pews of Evangelical Churches?

Often when someone encounters Disciple-making Movement strategy, they get concerned about non-believers reading the Bible, learn to obey and share what they are learning.  The question goes like this, “How do you avoid heresy?”  The presumption is, there must be a “trained” human there to manage the content to avoid ‘misinterpreting’ the Bible. I heard … Read moreAre there HERETICS in the pews of Evangelical Churches?

Lighting a fire to escape a fire-Now that is Counter-intuitive!

Moving from my traditional way of doing Christianity, disciple-ship took a radical change in my thinking.  Disciple Making Movement strategy is counter-intuitive to the core.  If these changes don’t reach my core then I am guilty of doing as Jesus warned, “putting new wine in old wineskins.” The transition to a new way of thinking … Read moreLighting a fire to escape a fire-Now that is Counter-intuitive!

Why we should pay attention to the AK-47?

In 1947 if you were given a decision to invest resources in a project that would shape the world, would you choose RDS-1  a bomb equal to 20 kilotons of TNT designed by Igor V. Kurchatov, lead physicist, of the Soviet nuclear weapons program OR a new light weight automatic weapon (AK-47 Automat Kalashnikov) designed by Mikhail Tomofeyevich Kalashnikov … Read moreWhy we should pay attention to the AK-47?

Hybrid Church-Disciple Making Movements in the local church

I am in Cote d’Ivoire right now working with 300 pastors, helping them understand how they can integrate disciple making movements strategy in a local church. I humbled by the way the Hybrid Concept helps make this easier to understand and implement. Here is a message I gave at the iDisciple Conference that Cityteam held … Read moreHybrid Church-Disciple Making Movements in the local church

Read Spent Matches in 20 Minutes

Thanks to Tom Law you can read a summary of Spent Matches in less time that it takes to decide on which fast food restaurant you want to eat at. Book Summary: Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied Roy Moran Summary Posted: October 12, 2015 Our modern aversion to motivating by … Read moreRead Spent Matches in 20 Minutes

Who said you weren’t ADEQUATE?

[Tweet “A chance to hear from God exactly what he thinks about you!”] Below is worksheet that deserves a good 30 mins to and hour to complete. It is a chance to hear from God exactly what he thinks about YOU! Take some time to hear what God thinks. AdequateWorksheet Start on the page with the … Read moreWho said you weren’t ADEQUATE?

Top Ten Mindset Shifts For A Disciple Making Movement To Emerge

To move from modern Christian Ministry thinking to Apostolic Movement thinking we have to have a mindset shift that feels rather seismic in nature.  Here are a few that I am exploring. 1. From Trusting the Qualified to Releasing the Willing The first and maybe most important is our view of the common man or … Read moreTop Ten Mindset Shifts For A Disciple Making Movement To Emerge

A Video History of Gospel Expansion in 4 minutes

We often study what is happening in each period of history but rarely do we look at the numerical impact of the God’s redemptive story. In under 5 mins move from the 1st Century to the present and see the statistical impact of the spread of the Good News.     https://youtu.be/FRmKRtotUP0   N.B.  Definitions … Read moreA Video History of Gospel Expansion in 4 minutes

Top Ten Mind Shifts For Disciple Making Movements to Emerge – Part 1

View All 10 Mind Shifts Here 1. From Trusting the Qualified to Releasing the Willing The first and maybe most important is our view of the common man or woman (I prefer not to use laypeople). Most all of us will espouse a concept of the priesthood of the believer. Across the denominational and non-denominational … Read moreTop Ten Mind Shifts For Disciple Making Movements to Emerge – Part 1

Moments lead to Movements-Disciple Making Movements

In 1994 at the urging of my wife I decided to place my leadership skills toward the development of an institution that would attempt to use radical methods to reach those far from God, a church.  18 years later having succeeded in building a “church for the unchurched” I find that my passions have grown … Read moreMoments lead to Movements-Disciple Making Movements

Confessions Of A Would Be Discipler

When my understanding of Matthew 28:16-20 changed my approach to making disciples changed.   For the better part of the 25 yrs I made disciples.  The names in these circles represent individuals who I taught to obey Jesus.  I used my gifts and passions to cooperate with the HS to transform their internal world, their … Read moreConfessions Of A Would Be Discipler

LSD – Long Slow Determination

Seth Godin’s blog: Almost no one  “There’s a huge difference between “no one” and “almost no one”. Almost no one is going to hire you. Almost no one is going to become a true fan. Almost no one is going to tell someone else about your work. Almost no one is going to push you … Read moreLSD – Long Slow Determination

What kind of Gospel?

Dallas Willard inadvertently set me up to understand a new way of “gospeling” and prepare me to understand DMM. In this video he makes a case for moving away from a “gospel of forgiveness” because it isn’t in line with Jesus’ desire to make disciples. Although it is rather long, I’ve never regretted listening to … Read moreWhat kind of Gospel?

What can a Disciple Making Movement catalyst learn from Apple?

My incessant,often addictive thirst for knowledge leads me strange places.  On a blog entitled Turnaround Pastor, the author suggest the “Turnaround Pastor” can learn from Apple.  Specifically a talk given by Jony Ive, Senior Vice President of Design at Apple. I thought it might have relevance to those of us attempting to catalyze multiplicative disciple making … Read moreWhat can a Disciple Making Movement catalyst learn from Apple?

Is all I’ve been taught, WRONG?

If what we’ve been taught about world geography is wrong (watch video below), could it be that all we’ve been taught about the Mission of God in this world wrong too? Did Jesus trust the qualified or release the willing? tell us to plant churches or make disciples? command us to teach all the commands … Read moreIs all I’ve been taught, WRONG?