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Are We Developing Disciples of Jesus?

Growing up in the church, I observed our pastor taking the good news of the gospel to every corner of our city. The pastor never focused on numeric growth but

Counting vs. Measuring

When it comes to keeping score, churches in North America typically focus on three metrics: buildings, budgets, and the number of people in seats. There is nothing inherently wrong with

What Kind of Shape Are You In?

Reimagining Leadership Have you ever tried to roll a triangle? Cavemen figured out long ago that circles make better wheels than pyramids do. This analogy is a clue for movement

Plant and Multiply vs. Extract and Disciple

It’s very possible that I’ve learned more about the nature of spreading the Gospel from watching zombie movies than going to seminary. True story. At the very base level, the

How Do Microchurches Emerge?

Genesis 12:2-3, “I will bless you…and you will be a blessing…and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” This passage was a revolutionary moment in history. In a

Microchurches Within The KC Underground

Spiritual Family The theme of family weaves throughout the narrative of Scripture. Jesus himself instituted and affirmed the biological family. He called people to be faithful in marriage (Matt. 19:1–9)