Why is the Kingdom of God like a pumpkin?

Submitted by Macka on Fri, 04/29/2022 - 22:35

(Inspired by Stan the man and Nat)

Pumpkins are a wholesome staple food in many parts of the world. They are so versatile as they can be used in everything from scones to stir fries or even dips but that is not what makes a pumpkin a hero of this story.  Did you know that the Kingdom of Heaven can be like a pumpkin?

Chessboard Mathematics - videos

Submitted by Macka on Sat, 04/30/2022 - 15:27

Check out the videos at the bottom after reading this:

Recently a friend sent me a quote from Michelangelo - "The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." For most of my life I aimed for zero, guess what, I hit it.

After all – “What can I do? The problem is just too big and I could do nothing to really impact the troubled people of this world”.

Vision Casting -The one single biggest facet to multiplication (DMM or CPM) that we can directly influence. (A different approach)

Submitted by Macka on Fri, 04/29/2022 - 15:39

In AIM or T4T training we often refer to the 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 training method and that always includes “Vision Casting” at some point in the first 1/3 of a session. We often get asked for vision casting stories. We often get asked how do we encourage multiplication or why people are not achieving multiplication. The answer is usually simple.

5 Practical Ways to encourage More Multiplication of Churches

Submitted by Macka on Tue, 04/12/2022 - 07:38

DMM and CPM Strategy Summary:

1. Focus on the two most important days of their life

2. Focus on Equipping and Permission Giving

3. Encourage early Baptism with knock on effects

4. Pray for and thank God for your Grandchildren

5. Keep systems simple, short, authentic and reproducible

Practical Disciple Making Methods Explained:

Tip 1:

Multiplication: Why don’t we share any more? Why is the Church not growing in the West anymore? Is this the reason?

Submitted by Macka on Tue, 04/12/2022 - 07:30

Acts 9:31   So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied. (ESV)