church multiplication

Discipleship Cruise

Discipleship Cruise

Havana, Cuba May 21-25, 2018 Starting at $1025 per person You are invited! Join us for a 4-day transformative experience aboard the Norwegian SKY. Cruise to Cuba & the Bahamas. Watch your special invitation from Kim Gladden, Jo Anne and Wayne Lyon, and Wayne...
Church Multiplication Sunday

Church Multiplication Sunday

 May 20, 2018 Every Wesleyan church is invited to engage in Church Multiplication Sunday! CATCH THE VISION GOT QUESTIONS? What if every Wesleyan Church joined together to create an awe-inspiring ripple effect by supporting the church multiplication movement?  On the...
Organic Outreach Conference

Organic Outreach Conference

Organic Outreach for Ordinary People April 28, 2018 8:30AM – 4:00PM | conference April 27 | 6:00PM | Wesleyan Dinner Daybreak Church 3501 Baldwin Street Hudsonville, MI 49426 $49 - $299 Registration (USD) includes full-day conference, conference materials, lunch...
Wesleyan pastors credit Exponential for latest calling

Wesleyan pastors credit Exponential for latest calling

“I had been dreaming about church planting concepts and strategies for years, but had not been able to put my dreams into words until I attended Exponential Conference,” said Eric Diewald, who is working toward ordination in The Wesleyan Church. After discovering...
California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

A Pacific Southwest District church is doing its best to live out the district’s mission: to create a culture where leaders and local churches can fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. Jeff and Laurie Jennings, co-pastors at Faith Legacy...
South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

What can happen when a leader hears the voice of God? When Keith Loy heard God’s voice 18 years ago to plant a church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he knew he was supposed to plant a church family where everyone was welcome. What he didn’t know at the time was how...
​An “Epic” church multiplication

​An “Epic” church multiplication

Epic Church of Portland, Michigan, was born to multiply. From the moment it was planted by Dr. Ed Love, Epic existed to be a sending and multiplying church. Epic’s sending and multiplying DNA is birthing two overlapping church plants–one planned and one...
​Dreaming big dreams in Pottstown

​Dreaming big dreams in Pottstown

What happens when you dream big dreams to reach one percent of the Lehigh Valley? God says you didn’t dream big enough! The vision and mission of Trinity Wesleyan Church in Allentown, Penn., is being fueled by a passion and determination to reach beyond...
One Sunday, two firsts

One Sunday, two firsts

National Church Multiplication Sunday, June 4, marked two interrelated firsts. A denomination-wide emphasis on church plants and revitalizations, and the first time John and Shanda Croft worshiped in their new church home, Crosstown Fellowship Church, in Port St....
​Apostolic multipliers

​Apostolic multipliers

Repainting the Role of Apostle for the 21st Century What is the first image that comes to mind when you hear the word apostle? Do you envision Jesus’ 12 original disciples or maybe the Apostle Paul? Typically, the word apostle is associated with Early Church...
​General Board convenes for 135th session

​General Board convenes for 135th session

The 135th session of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church met at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana, May 2 and 3. Led by General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt, the members met to discuss important denominational matters at the two-day meeting....
Hispanic church multiplication in Florida

Hispanic church multiplication in Florida

There are eight Wesleyan Hispanic churches in Florida. Most of them are developing churches, but a few are multi-staff congregations. Hispanic church multiplication in the Florida District began with Revs. Edwin and Gloria Cortes, co-pastors from Puerto Rico. In 1994,...
Pre-Civil War bell rings in new church plant

Pre-Civil War bell rings in new church plant

Westfield, Ind., just north of Indianapolis in Hamilton County, is the site of a developing church plant. Paradox Church had its first service on March 26, 2017. Pastor Jordan Gardner and his family made the move last year from South Dakota so he could become the...
​Leisure suit discipleship

​Leisure suit discipleship

I don’t know about you, but when I look back on old pictures of myself from the 70s, I shake my head in disbelief. There I am sporting my groovy wide collar, wild prints, bell bottoms, and patent leather dress boots. And don’t get me started on that...
Unleashed Disciples

Unleashed Disciples

The mission of the church is nothing more and nothing less than a mission of discipleship. Almost everything we could talk about passionately in regards to the church could be covered under the heading “discipleship.” When we talk about discipleship, we...
Movement over model

Movement over model

A primary role of The Wesleyan Church Division of Church Multiplication and Discipleship (CMAD) is resourcing. Most of the best resources and practices for ministry are constantly being created in a number of local churches where they are born out of real needs and...
​People reaching people

​People reaching people

#GivingTuesday (November 29) is a day dedicated to giving to reach people with the hope of Jesus Christ. With God’s help we are equipping urban church planters and mobilizing holistic church planting teams to unreached global cities. Below are two opportunities...
Talking multiethnic ministry at Mosaix Conference

Talking multiethnic ministry at Mosaix Conference

“11 o’clock on Sunday morning is the most segregated time in America.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is credited with this statement, although history teaches it was actually Helen Kenyon who said it first in 1952 during an annual Christian Frontiers...
Church multiplication grant adds momentum in Newark

Church multiplication grant adds momentum in Newark

Newark, New Jersey, is a city ripe with opportunity for God to move. A city that experienced a series of riots in 1967, the result of systematic oppression that bubbled over in a sea of racial, housing, and economic tension. Present day, Newark is a city with...