Between now and when the mission is finished, we have four scriptural mandates that will help confront obstacles and cultivate opportunities: mapping, measuring, mobilizing, and multiplying. From the 2018 Global Forum.
Pursuing church planting movements in urban areas presents unique challenges. During the 2018 Global Forum, Jeff Sundell shared some insights and practical steps discovered by disciple makers in cities around the world.
Acts is the playbook for how we go about our work. Paul and Barnabas set an example by first engaging, sowing seeds of the gospel, and then making disciples -- leading to leaders who reproduce. This pattern also helps us identify barriers in multiplication. (From the 2018 Global Forum)
At the 2018 Global Forum, Scott Ridout speaks on the pracitcal application of three Biblical principles necessary for leader to multiply together: embrace grace, entrust leadership, and endure hardship
Regardless of the size of the movement, there are several questions that must be effectively addressed to maintain health, growth, and momentum. Addressing these issues is a constant filter in the minds of movement leaders.
Collecting and understanding data from the field allows us to see God at work and helps identify next steps. Such information is vital to GACX’s goal for one healthy, multiplying expression of the Church for every 1000 people. (Webinar recorded June 26, 2018)