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Multiplying Churches. The Local Church is the only HOPE For the world!. The creation of new bodies of believers is implicitly understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology. Percent of US Population Attending Church. Source: The American Church in Crisis, David T. Olson.

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  • The

  • Local Church

  • is the only HOPE

  • For the world!



Percent of US Population Attending Church understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Source: The American Church in Crisis, David T. Olson


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Churches Opened and Closed Each Year understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Sources: The American Church in Crisis by David T. Olson and

Viral Churches: Helping Church Planters Become Movement Makers by Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird


Growth Rates for Evangelical Churches by Age understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Source: The American Church in Crisis, David T. Olson


Why do you think the church is in this present crisis
Why do you think the Church is in this present crisis? understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.


Why multiply rather than just plant
Why multiply rather than just plant? understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Because Jesus’ goal was not a single healthy church, but a movement.


  • Church understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology. multiplication (planting) is an effective evangelistic methodology.

  • Church multiplication necessitates an outward focus.

  • Church multiplication is the natural result of a growing, healthy church.

  • Jesus had no desire for one healthy church, but his vision was a movement of churches



Two barriers to church multiplication
Two Barriers to Church Multiplication understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Fear of loss.

  • Loss of…

    • Members

    • Money

    • Mud (parts of the community)

    • Momentum

    • It is NOT a resource issue, it is an issue of the heart!”


The heart of the matter
The Heart of the Matter understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • It is not the size of the church that matters, but the size of the church’s HEART that makes all the difference!


2 corporate selfishness it is all about us
2. Corporate selfishness-it is all about us. understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Church Multiplication is a spiritual decision of a local church to put the needs of a desperate world before self-preservation.


How can we keep up
How can we keep up? understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Churches plant churches not Denominations or Conferences. Why?

    • Don’t have the resources

    • Don’t have the right leadership pipeline

    • Don’t have the contextual relationships.


Churches understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Denominations

Conferences


Big question how
Big Question: HOW? understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Three typical ways:

    • Hive off

    • Internships

    • Intentional small group development

    • Permission Giving.


Now what
Now What? understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

  • Pray for God’s spirit and presence

  • Cast vision for a movement

  • Identify those God may be calling

  • Study your community

  • Schedule training

  • Promote missional communities - (TKP)

  • Pick your twelve.


What it takes to start a movement

Desire understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

What it takes to start a movement.

“Want to”

Vision

Knowledge

Passion

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What it takes to start a movement1

Resources understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Desire

What it takes to start a movement.

“How to”

Personnel

Training

Finances

“Want to”

Vision

Knowledge

Passion

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What it takes to start a movement2

Resources understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Desire

Climate

What it takes to start a movement.

“How to”

Personnel

Training

Finances

“Want to”

Vision

Knowledge

Passion

“Get to”

Interdependence

Strategy

Harmony

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3 the right climate
3. understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology. The right climate

  • A positive and prevailing attitude, held by a majority of pastors and lay leaders that church multiplication is our goal.


What it takes to start a movement3

Resources understood as a normal expression of New Testament Missiology.

Desire

Climate

What it takes to start a movement.

Frustration

“How to”

Personnel

Training

Finances

“Want to”

Vision

Knowledge

Passion

Futility

“Get to”

Interdependence

Strategy

Harmony

Fruitlessness

Effective Church Planting Movement

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