If you’re planting a church or have planted a church, you may sometimes feel like you’re done—you’ve made your contribution to the Great Commission. But is there something more? Is the nature of the Great Commission addition, or is it multiplication? In Matthew 28, the Savior of the world calls his disciples to multiply the church—to see his world redeemed. He has called us to make disciples who make disciples and multiply churches that multiply. New churches will be the way we advance his kingdom.
Right now, less than 4 percent of churches in the United States ever reproduce. That means more than 96 percent of all churches never reproduce. As leaders, it’s up to us to move the multiplication needle. Below are 10 key characteristics that a working team of national leaders from multiplying churches identified—values embedded in the culture of Level 5 multiplying churches. Read through each of the following characteristics carefully and then work through each one with your team.
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