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Church Planting: START HERE! | missionalchallenge.com

George Patterson, who served as a missionary to Honduras where he pioneered principles of church planting that resulted in the spontaneous multiplication of churches, notes this:

David Garrison describes church planting movements (CPMs) as “a rapid multiplication of indigenous churches planting churches that sweeps through a people group or population segment.”

I got an email this morning form the Barna Group and noticed that they were selling Alan Hirsch’s book for $10 plus s&h. This is a fantastic book on missional engagement.

In a lunch conversation with my friend Steve Ogne a few weeks ago, he shared three observations about Multiplication Movements after his trip to India.

I am at the National New Church Conference in Orlando, Florida this week. I arrived a day earlier to attend a Pre-Conference Intensive on “Attractional AND Incarnational Church Planting.”

Obedience-Oriented Disciplemaking and Church Planting | missionalchallenge.com

George Patterson worked in northern Honduras with the Conservative Baptist Home Mission Society. He developed a theological education by extension program that focused on “obedience-oriented eduction.”

Where you stand determines what you see. If you and I are going to be missionaries right where we live, it’s important for us to see the neighborhoods in our city through God’s eyes.

I thoroughly enjoyed attending the Organic Church Movements Conference this past weekend. Let me share some of the highlights for me – and then I’ll add some quotes from different speakers that I’m still thinking about.

Last night at the Organic Movements Conference, Deb Hirsch gave the opening talk. She started by addressing the question – “What is it that motivates you to do what you do?”