Featured Post:Resisting Cynicism


The Strategic Nature of Washington DC

“They did what?” I said to the pastor sitting in front of me. The man pastored a church in the DC area that had a massive facility, yet under 50 regular attenders on Sundays. “The church removed a significant number of pews in the sanctuary so it doesn’t seem so empty,” he said. Rather than seeing the decline of their church and lack of…

Featured Post:Supporting Your Support Staff


There’s a good chance that if you are a church planter, you are working alongside of people who are very different from you. If you’re smart, you’ve already recognized your need to surround yourself with people who have different strengths, skills, and personalities. Specifically, you will end up with people on your team who find joy in coordinating logistics, planning events, managing finances, and…

CATEGORY:: Church Planting

Featured Post:7 Shifts Toward Planting a Movement


To say that we are euphoric about the new conversation happening within church-planting circles would be an understatement. Exchanges that have progressed from “planting a church” to “planting a Kingdom movement” are key indicators that we may be heading toward a more hopeful future that sees a generation of young pastors who intentionally move from new church to Level five multiplication — from day…

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Moving the Multiplication Needle: What We’re Missing in the West

If you know anything about the church growth movement, you know that Carl George is one of the venerable voices…
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Are You a Monomaniac with a Mission? | Todd Wilson

I’d never heard the phrase “monomaniac with a mission” until authors Ralph Moore and Jeff Christopherson introduced it in their…

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A Monomaniac’s Multiplication Challenge

  Several decades ago, Ralph Moore and his wife, Ruby, started a church that has spread into a multiplication movement…

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Disciple Making Isn’t Enough! | Exponential

“But if you don’t see disciple making as the life calling for every Christ follower, you’ll never get to Level…

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Planting Churches That End in a Movement

“Do you have a vision for your community that cannot be accomplished by your church alone?” As moderator for this…
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Are You Called to a Bigger Dream?

  More than 1,000 leaders humbly came forward Wow! I’m still kind of numb from what happened during the Exponential…


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One Gathering, One Purpose | Exponential

Looking back on Exponential East, I’m still blown away by this gathering of men and women committed to seeing God’s…
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Hero or Hero Maker: Which Will You Be?

Who doesn’t want to be a hero? Heroes are celebrated for their courageous acts, special achievements, and noble character. Down…

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Advancing the “4-10” at Exponential East 2017

What a week! I think this has been the best Exponential ever! The energy has been contagious. I love the…

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Exponential East 2017: What You Missed

“The whole idea of ‘Dream Big’ is making me think, ‘Why not me? Why can’t I start a movement? The…

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What You Missed on Day 1 of Exponential East 2017

“I loved hearing about all the leaders who did such big things for God. The whole idea of ‘Dream Big’…
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From Mega to Multi to Micro: 10 Questions to Ask

  Few things excite me as much as seeing the Church be obedient to Jesus’ Great Commission to make disciples…