Topic: Testimonies
February 13, 2024

What Can We Learn from the Life and Legacy of Richard Ford? 

Richard Ford was an incredibly motivated man, dedicated to his job of increasing voter turnout in the U.S. His success in that role led him to rub shoulders with many influential American politicians, but Richard’s vision was not limited to the political realm. He wanted to follow the command Christ gave His disciples before ascending… Read more »

November 30, 2023

How God Used Zúme to Strengthen and Multiply a Church in Denver

When Restoration Church first discovered Zúme through their pastor, Ron Johnson, they used it as a primary source of training for church leaders, members, and the leaders of their simple churches. Over time, they’ve boiled down the resources to their core elements to continue training more simple churches and participants. They also send Zúme videos… Read more »

October 13, 2023

What Is Mobilization, and Why Should It Matter to Me?

“Jesus told us to ask the Lord of the Harvest to raise up harvesters,” Doug Lucas says, referencing Matt. 9:37–38. “I’ve dedicated my life to that, and Eric has, too.” Doug Lucas and Eric Derry lead Team Expansion, dedicated to multiplying and mobilizing disciples. “You’re mobilizing people to engage in—that’s part of the magic of… Read more »

September 19, 2023

Why Does Peer Coaching Bring Growth and Strength to the Burmese Church?

You may have heard Zúme’s goal to “make disciples who make disciples.” A critical part of that divine multiplication is coaching believers in how to multiply, following up on them, supporting them, and strengthening them along the way. “Follow up and relationship and development help[s] people catch the vision,” says Jacob,* an American supporting the… Read more »

September 12, 2023

7 Ways That Zúme is Helping to Grow the Church in Myanmar

Evangelism in Myanmar used to look drastically different. A Burmese brother in Christ shares that the traditional approach involved sharing the gospel only once, “and then follow up never.” After sharing or just distributing gospel tracts, they thought, “our responsibility is done.” Follow-up, discipleship, and community building never occurred to them. “I did not have… Read more »