August 17, 2022

New Believer Course

Our friends at “The Salvation Poem” released a new believer’s video course. It is currently available in Brazilian Portuguese, English, Farsi, Italian, Luganda, Romanian, and Spanish. You can check it out and share it with new believers in your life at

November 11, 2021

Scalable Training in 40 Languages and Counting

In 2016, God brought together a multi-organization and lay leader group of volunteers to launch a scalable online disciple making movement training called the Zúme Project. With no confidence in a brand, but in great confidence in what Jesus promised to do through the yeast (zúme is the Greek word for yeast) of the Kingdom… Read more »

September 22, 2021

Experiencing New Wineskins

by: Jon Luseink Upsetting the Equilibrium Tim Ahlen was blessed to be part of what some called “the most significant evangelistic and missionary strategy that Southern Baptists ever came up with.” The Key Church Strategy inserted a highly trained “minister of missions” into a struggling churches such that they could double market penetration in three… Read more »

April 30, 2021

Zúme on Zoom Makes Global Impact

What do Vietnam, India, Germany, France, South Africa, Eswatini, Kenya, Nigeria, Brazil, Guatemala, Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Oregon, California, and Texas all have in common? These are the home locations of the people who signed up for our most recent Zúme Training Course offered online over Zoom. You and those you… Read more »

April 30, 2021

The Importance of Story in Disciple Making

Zach Leighton with Reliant Creative ( interviews Tim Ahlen, a Zúme coach. In this episode, Tim shares his experience with Disciple Making Movement models, specifically highlighting Zume.Training. The insights Tim shares in this episode on church planting and disciple-making are invaluable.

January 29, 2021
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Become a Zúme Coach

So glad you are willing to serve as a Zume Coach! We need many faithful volunteers to serve in many capacities in the using tools like Here are the 16 things we look for serving as Zúme coach. as you know DMM is non-sequential, so please go through the list and cross off… Read more »

October 30, 2020
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Zúme Community Covenant

The Zúme Community Covenant helps define the core heart and values of our diverse community. Zúme is a community of practice for those who want to see disciple making movements. We labor to saturate the world with multiplying disciples in our generation.

May 1, 2020

Technology and Global Culture

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