BiVo/Freelance/MicroChurch

A few months ago, I interviewed my friend Jason Shepperd–in a car outside an Exponential event in Houston. The result is a great podcast. One that promises to expand the footprint of your church and lighten your load in the process. Jason is a self-confessed church reductionist. His team minister to thousands each week. House …

Jason Shepperd & Church Project–a microchurch network Read More »

An interview with Surekha Hulugale, an IT professional whose company transferred him from Sri Lanka to their head office in London. His home church (which has launched more than 2,100 churches in Sri Lanka, the Phillipines, Indonesia, Malaysia and India) trained him to plant a church after he moved. That church has blossomed into a …

Church Multiplication in England Read More »

You can hear these thoughts expanded in a podcast through iTunes or other platforms–search “The Ralph Moore Podcast” Let’s look at six primary fuel sources that could potentially make the unsatisfied Great Commission a reality during the next hundred years. Think of these as forces which drive any church multiplication movement. A Visionary Sponsor Management …

Six Rapid Church Multiplication Drivers Read More »

You’re NOT All In! I can’t begin to tell you how much those words stung. I went to the front of the church auditorium in Costa Mesa, CA for prayer. The speaker said, “If you are struggling in ministry and you want us to pray for you, please come to the front.” So I did. …

“You’re NOT all in! (Greg Wingfield–guest blogger) Read More »

About a hundred years ago, while I was in high school, I memorized the entire Gospel of Matthew for a 1960s style “Bible Quiz.” I got a scholarship out of the deal along with a fierce understanding of Jesus as the leader of a revolution. In fact, all great revolutionaries from Jefferson to Gandhi seem …

How the Weak Win Wars Read More »

Planting microchurches as a freelance pastor carries many strong benefits. There are the obvious financial strengths like medical benefits, paid vacations with bonuses and retirement accounts. These goodies come with a career but not necessarily with a bivocational fallback to make ends meet. But one of the greatest benefits associated with having a career while …

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