We need to break our pattern of restricting ourselves to a linear sequential process as we pursue disciple making movements. Expect non-sequential growth.
Leadership cells can be used to equip people before they move on. So in church planting, we can use leadership cells to equip people to start new churches.
The bottom line is we’ve never found any significant heresy problems in these disciple making movements. We’ve wrongly estimated orthodoxy over orthopraxy.
One thing that helps make simple churches multiply is that there’s an expectation that every person will be part of two churches.
Pace, speed, and tempo really to matter in multiplication of disciples making disciples and churches planting churches.
The training cycle (Model, Assist, Watch, and Leave) is a simple way to help someone reach full maturity in all the skills of following and leading others.
Disciples who multiply must be trained to be self-feeding spiritually, and to use the bible, prayer, body life, and suffering as instruments of growth.
Evangelism can be done through prayer walking. This can be a most effective way to share your faith. Hear this prayer walking evangelism story.
The person of peace is a concept that relates to the world beyond our ongoing network of relationships. This is the second lens that we want to equip everyone to look through, to see, to keep in mind all people of every people group, tribe, tongue, and nation and you use different filters.
We need to equip every disciple to view the world through two sets of lenses. One lens is those people with whom they have ongoing relationships. The other lens is every people, tribe, tongue, and nation.