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

April 17, 2020
Church Planting Movements Resources Coronavirus

Church Planting Movements Covid19 Response Resource Links

Here is a list of Coronavirus related articles and resources that may help you in your Church Planting Movement efforts. BIBLICAL  Crisis Bible Study Series on Covid Hope During a Pandemic – YouVersion Plan General Bible Study Series Core Discovery Journeys – Spreadsheet  Discovery Journeys – Multiple DBS series (more than the spreadsheet) Discover App… Read more »

March 10, 2020

Zúme Training Course Outline

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 »

February 24, 2020

Bias Toward Action

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.

February 24, 2020

The Four Fields Diagram

The Four Fields Diagram is a training tool used to reflect the status of Gospel efforts and the Kingdom activity around them. Here we’ll explain what the Four Fields Diagram is and how you can use this Disciple Making Movement Tool in Kingdom expansion efforts. What are the Four Fields? In summary, the four fields… Read more »

February 24, 2020


When you’ve got multiple simple churches how do they relate to one another well? Typically this happens in networks.