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Astonishing Progress

April 27th, 2018 discipleship, mission, movements

What are disciple making movements?

April 26th, 2018 video, discipleship

Up, In, Out: The Jesus Pattern

April 26th, 2018 video, discipleship, mentoring

How to Explain Simple Organic Church in 2 Minutes on a Napkin

November 27th, 2017 video
In this clip Roy McClung tells in two minutes what the difference is between simple church and institutional church, as we know church in the western society.

‘Gathering’ for Encouragement

November 7th, 2017 bible study, simple church, mission
The ‘Unbounded Church’ is an ‘Idea’, the idea that for the church to be missionally effective in the Australian it needs to be unbound, set free from the rigid, inflexible and ponderously slow, change-averse ‘Christendom’ forms and structures…

The Kingdom is not only words but power

November 2nd, 2017
It is really beautiful what God is doing all over the world and how the Kingdom is spreading. I have just been with my family in Rio, Brazil. Here we again saw that the Kingdom of God is not only words but is power. We really see how God is teaching …

25 Ways To Be Missional in Your Neighbourhood

October 25th, 2017 discipleship, simple church, sharing faith
I have found that it is often helpful to have practical ideas to start engaging the people around me. Most of the things on this list are normal, everyday things that many people are already doing. The hope is that we would do these things with Gospe…

Is your simple church healthy?

September 9th, 2017 discipleship, church planting, simple church
Establishing a simple church/missional community is the exciting initial step. However, it is important that the missional community is healthy, flourishing, growing deeper, and making more disciples. If it is not healthy It can degenerate into a …

Rethinking Church - Francis Chan

August 21st, 2017
Francis explains the vision behind his new church planting movement in San Francisco, which is still in its experimental stages. Keep in mind this is just a rough cut and the beginning of an ongoing conversation.

7 Ways to Keep Your Missional Community from Multiplying

August 21st, 2017 discipleship, church planting, mentoring
Here are some ways to ensure that your MC never multiplies. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll ensure yourself a long life of hanging out with the same people, studying the same things, and never having to actually live them out or teach them…

What to Do with Kids in Your Missional Community

August 10th, 2017 family, mentoring, youth
Kids are great! But sometimes when it comes to having a bunch of them at all different ages corralled together, things can feel hectic and distracted. One of the most common questions we hear connected to this is, “what do you do with kids in your …

5 MINUTE VIDEO: Starting Organic Church

August 7th, 2017 church planting, simple church
In this video, Keith offers advice about what to do if your spouse isn’t as excited about ekklesia as you are and why you should take some time to understand what the Lord’s vision is for the community.

Food for Thought

July 29th, 2017
In the late ‘90s, David Pawson recorded his mammoth project, “The Challenge of Islam to Christianity.” The series was based on a prophecy David received from the Lord, around the book of Habakkuk, a prophecy which he tested by going to denomina…

Whats happening in Australia?

July 29th, 2017 nation
Did you see this in The Australian newspaper a day or so ago? Let us ask the questions ‘how does this challenge us? and ‘what opportunities do these dramatic changing conditions give us in Australia to represent Jesus?

Where do Spiritual Gifts fit into Simple Church?

July 15th, 2017 healing, spiritual gifts
People tend to serve as they feel led and in ways that fit them as there are few if any appointed positions to aspire to. The motto is “if it needs doing – do it.” If you want to coordinate a group, pray and invite friends and go for it.

Francis Chan | Why I Left the Megachurch I Created

July 11th, 2017 mission

What makes a Simple Church?

March 22nd, 2017 simple church, mentoring
Simple churches are not defined by simply meeting in homes as they can also gather in various places – cafes, community centers, sports centers, etc. While location does influence the nature of the gathering simple churches are defined more by foll…

only the words that the father gives us

February 17th, 2017 sharing faith
I think that most of us who have experienced the amazing love and grace of Jesus long to see the gospel transforming people lives – especially for the friends and people that we interact with. We hear the most extraordinary documented accounts o…

A New Years Focus

January 24th, 2017 general, discipleship
With the commencement of a new year is a time when many people make resolutions and reflections on what they will or won’t do in the coming year. Most of these promises fade with the end of the first month.

The Power of Disciple Making

November 21st, 2016 discipleship, mentoring, sharing faith
Sometimes when I see crowds of people and realize how few know Jesus as Lord and savior I’m almost overcome with a sense the immensity of the task of reaching these people with the Gospel.