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Something better than drawing multitudes by Neil Cole

We must remind ourselves that there is something better than drawing multitudes to our services. Jesus often turned away from the multitudes and was even know to turn away the multitudes with hard words. More people attending does not mean success. Nicer buildings does not mean your church is any better. The key to a […]

A movement that empowers the common Christian…

Neil Cole says of the early period of Church Multiplication Associates, “‘We want to lower the bar of how church is done and raise the bar of what it means to be a disciple.‘  Their rationale was that if the experience of church was simple enough that just about anyone can do it, and is made […]

What is church? by Neil Cole

In the Bible the church is not defined but instead is described with pictures: a flock, a field, a family, a body, a bride, a branch, a building made of living stones. Never is it described by the pictures we typically have today: a building, a business, a school or a hospital. We have replaced […]

Heaven Must Be More Than This! by Neil Cole

I fell into a dream. I found myself in the heavens. A voice was speaking all around me. Clouds surrounded me. Was this what heaven will be like? Much to my surprise I found myself sitting in a seat that was not meant for a man my size. In the back of the seat in […]

Learning about Movements from History: Russia & China

We can learn much by comparing the results of the communist revolution in Russia with that in China. Both were bloody revolutions that attempted militarily to snuff out all opposition, close down all churches, remove all missionaries and incarcerate all of the church leaders. The church found in Russia prior to the revolution was centered […]

New Videos Posted

Some new videos have been posted on our website…Check ’em out: Selecting & Making Disciples – Neil Cole Sharing his story & about CMA – Mike Jentes for the Grace Brethren Explanation of Person of Peace – Steve Addison Modern Example of Person of Peace – Steve Addison Movements that Change the World – Steve Addison Consumers or Disciples? – Alan […]

Seattle, Washington Greenhouse Training

CHURCH MULTIPLICATION ASSOCIATES& WA ORGANIC CHURCH NETWORK PRESENT… Greenhouse Story #1 & #2 Where: Seattle, WA Seattle, WA When: Friday March 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM PST -to- Sunday March 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM PDT Add to my calendar We are excited to announce that Neil Cole and Ed Waken plus others will be in Seattle the weekend of March […]

5 Lessons for Making Disciples from Dave DeVries

Our friend Dave DeVries wrote a handy book–  Six-Word Lessons to Discover Missional Living to encourage every believer to align with Jesus’ mission. Here are five of the 100 lessons from the Six Word Lessons book which focus on Disciplemaking: Lesson 5: Discipleship starts with non-disciples, not Christians.      Too often people think “discipleship” is […]

Newforms National Gathering by Mission Britain

Newforms National Gathering with Neil Cole Neil Cole will be with us at the Newforms National Gathering from 13-15 April. Neil will be sharing about organic church, mission principles and sharing from his experience in seeing the multiplication of disciples and churches. Neil works with Church Multiplication Associates  and is the author of “Organic Church”,“Church 3.0″ and “Journeys to Significance” There […]

How do we screen people doctrinally? by Neil Cole

Excerpt from a longer article “The Threat of Heresy in the Organic Church“ How do we screen people doctrinally? This raises a question of whether or not we should screen people over doctrines. In our movement it is what we consider the DNA of Christ’s body that is the code that dictates life, health and […]

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