As I write this text (in early April 2020), the United States is in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. This period can be characterized by the military acronym VUCA: volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. One similar episode in biblical times occurred when
These story sets were gathered by the 24:14 Network, a global community to finish the Great Commission, which Zúme Community is proudly participating with. These verses cover topics of hope, fear, why things like the coronavirus happen, and where God is in the midst of it. Check out https://www.2414now.net/ for more information. Hope During the Coronavirus Crisis… Read more »
RESOURCES: (some of these links are on the web and some are in the folder at http://bit.ly/CPMCrisis) BIBLICAL Crisis Bible Study Series Bible Passages – Hope During the Coronavirus Crisis 6 Discovery Bible Studies for the Crisis Fear and Love in Crisis – 4 Discovery Bible Studies Hope During a Pandemic – YouVersion Plan Overcoming… Read more »
Zúme Training uses an online training platform to equip participants in basic disciple-making and simple church planting multiplication principles, processes, and practices. The course is online, free, and self-facilitated. Anyone can lead a group! Zúme means yeast in Greek. In Matthew 13:33, Jesus is quoted as saying, “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a woman… Read more »
Anything worth doing — is worth doing poorly — it’s worth failing at. We need a bias toward action. We need to be dissatisfied with status quo.
I want to introduce you to a diagram called four fields. This is taught by a lot of people and I find that it is a helpful tool, but normally I don’t introduce it to people very early in the training process or the coaching process. The reason for that is that it starts to… Read more »
When you’ve got multiple simple churches how do they relate to one another well? Typically this happens in networks.
Expectant faith is the kind that God delights to multiply and we cannot be satisfied with anything less.