Becoming a Church I often get to have conversations with people about the nature of a local church. Some wonder, “Is my Bible study or small group a local church? Why or why not? Could we become a church?” Even if not asked explicitly, these questions may tumble around in hearts and minds as we collectively wrestle with what it means to be the Body of Christ. – I have mentioned Zumé Project before and how many Christians find it to be a helpful tool in seeing the formation of disciple-making simple churches. In the appendix of the Zumé Guidebook, there is… Read More »Becoming A Church
We have been talking a lot about the Zúme Project and the free online discipleship and simple church training it provides. Now that the project is officially launched over at www.zumeprject.com, you might be wondering how the training tool can best be used for you, your family, and friends. We will have a lot more thoughts about this in the coming days so make sure to subscribe to this site in the right hand column if you have not done so. For now, check out this short video that will give you a better sense of how you can use… Read More »How Zúme Training Works
An online simple church course offered by Curtis Sergeant for free! Excellent material for anyone with a burden to make disciples and see the church multiplied!
The Zumé Project Small Tools for BIG IMPACT in the Kingdom Below is the Zumé Project overview. I would ask that you pray about your involvement in this project. Most of all, please pray that the Holy Spirit leads it! Essentially, it is the same project of Simple Church Alliance as from the beginning we have been led to “multiply disciples and simple churches, starting in Central Kentucky and extending to the ends of the earth.” The best way to think of Zumé is a tool that I believe God is going to use to help achieve this vision He has given… Read More »Zumé Project Overview
UPDATE: Join Gavin and Forrest Head, with BigLife@Home for a Google Hangout on Wednesday June 1st at 8PM to learn more about the Zumé Project and pray for our nation. Details HERE. Over the last several months people from around the country have been coming together from various denominations and even types of churches to pray for and consider the common purpose of multiplying disciples, and yes, simple churches across the nation under the banner of the Zumé Project. The Zumé Project (see video below) is an approach to fulfilling the Great Commission in North America by helping to establish disciple making groups or… Read More »Zumé Project Preview
There is no formula for how to start a simple church. The Holy Spirit must be the Initiator and Leader if a real church community is to be birthed. Even still, I have seen several ways God can use you to give birth to a new simple church family! 1. LTG – As you and a friend or two begin a Life Transformation Group (LTG) and you see that LTG multiply into two LTGs, a simple church can be formed. It’s logical and natural that you say, “why don’t we all share a meal together?” If married, the husband’s and… Read More »8 Ways To Start A Simple Church