May 9, 2024

What is the Salvation Poem Project, and How Does It Work? 

Matthew McPherson, founder of the Salvation Poem Project, wrote the titular poem to be a simple, memorable six lines long. “You play the song, the Salvation Poem, to any child, sometimes one or two or three times, and they know the song already,” says Matthew. Since it was written, the poem has been translated into… Read more »

May 2, 2024

You Can Make an Impact! The Simple, Transformative Power of DMM

Disciple Making Movements aim not just to bring people to follow Jesus, but also to equip them to share their salvation with others. Each new believer becomes a producer of new life, not just a passive consumer whose only engagement with the Church is sitting in a pew.  Trent Redmann, head of ministry partnerships for… Read more »

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 »

February 4, 2024

3 Lessons Found in a Cross-Cultural Ministry Partnership

When American couple Terry and Amy came on our podcast with Isaac, a leader in the church in Ghana, we took the opportunity to ask what they learned in working cross-culturally for 15 years. Their responses apply wherever believers from different backgrounds work together to advance God’s Kingdom.  A critical aspect of a successful cross-cultural… Read more »

January 28, 2024

Will Your DMM Training Be Enough? Back it Up with Action

Sometimes, we can be intimidated by the call to spread God’s Word. It is so much easier to collect knowledge, never speaking about what we have learned. At Zúme, we would compare that to breathing in without ever breathing out—faith without action, learning without sharing (James 2:20).  Our reason for inaction makes sense to us:… Read more »

January 19, 2024

New Believer Course

So, you’ve gathered your small group of between four and twelve people, and have either started or finished your ten training sessions. Now, you’re ready to put what you’ve learned to work. Whether with your neighbors, friends, or family, we celebrate every step taken toward Jesus. That’s why we want to let you know about… 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 »