On Starting Church Planting Movements


Here’s a good video to watch to get an understanding of Church Planting Movements – posted by Act Beyond. (youtu.be/DLl5JKK8_oY) – Thanks +Kirk Anderson for sharing this with me.

CPM Principles
Here are a few of the statements that you should really ponder:
“It’s called the Great Commission and we think that if Jesus said it – that should be our goal.”
“We start by desperately asking God where He wants us to go and what He wants us to do.”
“We’ve learned that God has already started working with people, even before we get there.”
“A first step is to walk through villages and neighborhoods asking God to show us these people that He is spiritually stirring.”
“Through conversations we share about God and pray for miracles.”
“Just like the early disciples we hope to meet with groups of people as a way of spreading the news of Jesus as far as possible through their social networks.”

“Then Ask 4 Questions:

  • What does this story tell us about God?
  • What does this story tell us about people?
  • What does it tell us we ought to do?
  • Who am I going to tell what I’ve learned?”

“Teaching doesn’t come from us. We just ask questions. The teaching comes from Scripture and the Holy Spirit. And it’s amaz