DMM

1) Curtis Sergeant Has Refused to Write a Book: Until Now

He’s trained thousands — who have gone on to disciple HUNDREDS of thousands. In fact, probably only God knows — because Curtis would never tell. His humility wouldn’t have allowed for it. But now, you can order his first ever book — and he’s even arranged for you to receive it digitally for free. Just click to…

 

theonlyonebook.com/

 

Click the button, “Get the free ebook!” Or read some of the endorsements first. We’ve read it — and it’s worth any price. Because it will help you, truly, become a disciple worth multiplying. The secret for all of us will be — that we read and DO it. “The movement starts with you.”

 

3) Where Can We Learn More about How to Make and Multiply Disciples?

There are two recent books from two of the largest CPMs/DMMs in the world: Ying and Grace Kai’s Training for Trainers (WIGTake, 2018), and Victor John and Dave Coles, Bhojpuri Breakthrough (WIGTake 2019). Both books are available for volume discount at

 

www.churchplantingmovements.com/index.php/vertresources/bookstore

 

These two movements alone have resulted in more than two million baptisms. Please don’t forget to keep praying for Grace, who, interestingly, is the discipler of Ying. She’s had a stroke, though, so far, it looks fairly mild. She’s lost some mobility, however. Please pray hard for her.

 

4) How Many Church-Planting Movements are There Now?

Can you remember when there were approximately 100? (I remember. David Garrison was talking about 100 as recently as the mid-2000’s.)

Can you remember when there were 700? (I remember. Jerry Trousdale was writing about 700 as recently as 2015.)

How many movements do you think there are today? You might be surprised. Verified by researchers whom I (Doug) know and trust implicitly, the numbers don’t lie. There are currently:

– 3293 known CPM Engagements,  – 1006 CPMs (Stage 5 multiple streams of 4+ gen churches),  – 73.0 million believers in all CPM engagements, – 4.3 million known churches in all CPM engagements,  – An average of 72K believers per CPM,  – An average of 17 believers per church in CPMs worldwide.

Source: A Private phone call for those tracking and multiplying movements affiliated with 24:14.

 

Thank you Lord for this amazing progress. Please — fire into flames the gifts of those who are following you to help these movements!!!

 

6) Get Vetted — then Read Accel’s First (August) Edition

Here’s a new journal by movement leaders FOR movement leaders. Accel magazine shares articles like, “The Most Exciting Aspects of Church Planting Movements,” “The Kingdom Business Project Summary,” as well as case studies about movements. Some of the key contributors are the same coaches who have helped leaders like Chris Galanos (From Megachurch to Multiplication) and many others who are multiplying churches and disciples. This journal appears to be helpful not only to those working overseas, but also those seeking to launch movements in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. The wild part is – it’s free of charge, once you’re vetted. Start by filling out the form at:

 

www.accelmag.org

 

8) The Tour about the Book: "The Rise and Fall of Movements"

In June, we got to hear Steve Addison, author of “The Rise and Fall of Movements.” Now the book is a tour! : ) If you can get to the USA, you can find out how close he’ll be to you by clicking to…

 

www.movements.net/tour

 

Watch his video on that page to learn more. His book is worth the read. Sometimes, the way you go INTO a movement can affect the way you come OUT!

 

8) "Foundations of Media to Movements" Course Offered

Mission Media U (MMU) is an online learning platform designed to train Christians to be more effective in making disciples and establishing churches. Their course, “Foundations of Media to Movements,” is starting September 12 and running through October 10. Each week in the 5-week course requires 3 hours of work per week including a one-hour live instruction session. For more information, go to

 

www.missionmediau.org/courses/foundations-of-media-strategy/

 

8) Discover the Discover App (a Bible Study App for Android/iPhone)

The Discover App is a free Discovery Bible Study (DBS) app for Android and iPhone in English, Arabic, Somali, Dari, Pashto and Indonesian (with more languages in development). It is ideal for running DBS groups and making disciples who make disciples – even if you don’t speak the language of the people you are reaching. Try it today on your phone.

 

discoverapp.org

 

When you search your marketplace for the app, be sure to call it “Discover Bible” — and the author will be “books.”

 

12) Catch These 3 Books on Disciple-Making Movements as a Set

Amazon says these three books are frequently bought together… “The Kingdom Unleashed,” “From Megachurch to Movement,” and “More Disciples.” See them at..

 

https://www.amazon.com/More-Disciples-Becoming-Multiplying-Followers/dp/1939124166

 

You can get the entire set of 3 books for under $50. And after all, as a follower of Jesus, what’s the one thing you can take with you from this life to the next? The answer: More Disciples. In the book by that title (More Disciples), you’ll learn about every tool that’s presented in the Zúme web-based training experience, so More Disciples is a good option if you’d like to see what’s in the Zúme course too.

 

10) Zúme Project Adds Swahili

Next time you have a sec, if you speak Swahili or know someone who does, stop by…

 

zumeproject.com/

 

and check out the brand new Swahili version of the Zúme Project. Zúme is an on-line and in-life learning experience designed for small groups who follow Jesus to learn how to obey His Great Commission and make disciples who multiply. It takes 10 weeks to complete and is completely free of charge because donors have gone before and made possible productions like this new Swahili version. Yay! Thank you to all those who have made this possible!

 

5) Zúme Course Continues Moving Forward (Web-Driven DMM Training)

Most disciple-making movement (DMM) trainers would say that live training is always preferred. But for places and times when you simply can’t go personally, Zúme offers an excellent training option. It’s a web-driven, life-on-life experience among 4 to 12 people, guided by online tools and short (3-5-minute) videos. Over 5,000 people from 107 countries have already registered to check it out. Over 1,000 of those have finished through the 9th session (out of 10), meaning that Zúme has already spun out over 5000 hours of training — and all the training is offered free of charge because of donors and volunteers. The course is already available free of charge in 9 languages, including English, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Indonesian, Somali, Spanish, Telugu and Thai. Other translations that are very close to finishing include Italian, Swahili, Portuguese, Mandarin, French, and Cantonese. Lao, German, Korean, and Turkish are in the pipeline. If you want to translate Zúme, a kit of help files is available. It can take as little as 3-5 months with the right people. If you’d like to sponsor a translation, the typical cost is around $7500. Learn more and get started in your own sample DMM training group at…

 

zumeproject.com/

 

10) GACX Forum Awaits Your Discovery of Disciple-making Movements (DMM)

Shouldn’t you be there? Every moment of the 2019 GACX Global Forum, Sept. 24-27 in Dallas, is designed to increase the speed and scope of discipleship-driven church multiplication by:

 

*** sharing ideas and opportunities

*** learning from others’ experiences

*** building intentional collaborations.

 

You can register today for “Compelled” at…

 

gacx.io/forum2019/

 

11) Enlarged Edition of More Disciples Live on Amazon (Kindle/Printed)

The Revised First (Enlarged) Edition (available now in both print and Kindle) builds on the initial version by adding Questions for Discussion at the end of every chapter, as well as at the end of the book as a whole. Colleges and universities, as well as discussion groups and adult Bible fellowships, will find these questions useful for assigning homework, as well as for facilitating discussions during group meetings. This version also supplies other helpful tools not included in the first edition, like a complete list of sample “Shema” statements designed to act as “filters” for persons of peace (people who seem especially ready to discuss spiritual things and could influence others to do the same). Finally, this new Revised First Edition makes helpful tweaks in dozens of paragraphs to make the resource even more helpful for individuals who want to apply the material right away. When it comes to multiplying disciples, leaders, churches, and movements — getting started is sometimes the toughest challenge. “More Disciples” helps you figure out exactly how to start. It explicitly contains backdrop information on every tool presented in the Zúme disciple-making movement (DMM) course so it’s designed from the get-go as a great companion guide to Zúme in general. Find the Revised First Edition in print at:

https://www.amazon.com/More-Disciples-Becoming-Multiplying-Followers/dp/1939124166

Remember — the book’s purchase price could be viewed as a donation to disciple-making movements since any and all proceeds will go toward translating Zúme into other languages and sponsoring live trainings for believers in frontier situations, among unreached and unengaged people groups. The author makes nothing.)

 

10) Fun to Watch this "Disciple-Making Practices" Video…

…not only to make fun of the speaker, but also to realize that, when the video was made (Apr. 18, 2017), researchers were tracking between 100 to 300 disciple-making movements in the entire globe. The last we heard, that number had now swollen to something more than 1000 movements all around the world. Let’s give praise to God for these indicators of rapid and fervent growth, then let’s get busy and join them!

 

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