Churches Committed to Multiplication Part Five: A Conversation with Ralph Moore

I just got off the phone from a delightful conversation with Ralph Moore, pastor of Hope Chapel in Honolulu. Ralph is a 70-year-old, humble hippie who is planting the third Hope Chapel and is responsible directly or indirectly for more than 1,000 church plants. I was struck by his humble, straightforward way of sharing both himself […]

Churches Committed to Multiplication Part Five: A Conversation with Ralph Moore

I just got off the phone from a delightful conversation with Ralph Moore, pastor of Hope Chapel in Honolulu. Ralph is a 70-year-old, humble hippie who is planting the third Hope Chapel and is responsible directly or indirectly for more than 1,000 church plants. I was struck by his humble, straightforward way of sharing both himself […]

Interesting Stats on Growing a Church: Breaking Some Old Myths

Here’s some research that you should know about – it could give you some pointers on what grows church plants. The research included all major denominations and some 1200 church planters. The survey was limited to churches started after 2007, so there were 843 church planters that fit the criteria. The research was done by […]

Churches Committed to Multiplication Part Two

In my last blog, A New Form Of Church, I shared about a new form of church that’s emerging in the West. I was first introduced to this new form of church while in Hawaii, spending time with New Hope Christian Church.

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting with a handful of some […]

Churches Committed to Multiplication: Part Two

In my last blog, A New Form Of Church, I shared about a new form of church that’s emerging in the West. I was first introduced to this new form of church while in Hawaii, spending time with New Hope Christian Church.

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting with a handful of some […]

Churches Committed to Multiplication Part One: A New Movement Emerging in the West

There’s a new movement underfoot in the West that just might stem the tide of Western Christianity’s decline. Although it’s too soon to share the details (that will be done next year in a book from Exponential), what I can tell you now is that it will turn the value system of most Western […]

Churches Committed to Multiplication: Part One

There’s a new movement underfoot in the West that just might stem the tide of Western Christianity’s decline. Although it’s too soon to share the details (that will be done next year in a book from Exponential), what I can tell you now is that it will turn the value system of most Western […]

Why Large Churches Are More Effective than Small Churches

If you have an aversion to large churches, then this article isn’t for you. But if you are open to the possibility that large churches may be better than small churches, then read on.

I’m aware some may think that all I’m interested in is BIG, but nothing could be further from the truth. I’m […]

Exponential West 2015

Hey folks, I’m going to be at Exponential West, the largest gathering of church planters in the world, and I’d love to see you there.  It’s that good, and its not just for planters.  For example, I’m doing a pre-conference called “Giving New Life To A Stuck Church,” and then I will do two […]