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October 2, 2016

The Barnabas Principle

At Church Multiplication Partners we are committed to coaching and mentoring leaders who are fully engaged in the harvest field. We specializes in coaching and equipping leaders in areas of spiritual formation and church multiplication from the local church; to regional networks and to national denominational leadership. Our vision is to serve those leaders who are serving church planters. We desire to emulate the ministry of Barnabas by becoming a sons of encouragement to the next generation of leaders. “Joseph a Levite from Cyprus, whom the Apostles called Barnabas (which means the Son of Encouragement).” Acts 4:36 As we tour the historical record on the life and ministry of Barnabas we discover the essential qualities of being a strong coach. He had a generous spirit – “Joseph a Levite from Cyprus, whom the Apostles called Barnabas (which means the Son of Encouragement), sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles’ feet.” (Acts 4:36-37) […]
September 19, 2016

Why Am I Passionate About Church Planting?

I am passionate about church planting for a number of reasons: Church Planting is the main vehicle for expressing God’s mission. Church Planting is a key strategy in fulfilling Jesus’ great commission. Church Planting is the most effective means for making disciples. Church Planting is necessary for the transforming of cultures and societies. Church Planting is the most cost efficient means of evangelism. Church Planting is critical to establishing ongoing mission posts throughout the world. Church Planting is a natural by-product of a healthy church. Church Planting is needed for the survival of the church in America. Every one of these reasons motivates me in some way or another, but the number one reason church planting inflames my heart is because God has captured my heart. God revealed his truth about his Son deep within my soul over 34 years ago and continues to reveal himself to me every day. I am passionate about church planting because I am passionate about […]