Maximize your impact for the kingdom of God with this dynamic discipleship program! Drawing on the amazing story of the influential Community Christian Church, the Fergusons challenge you to become a "reproducing leader" and share their strategies for generating Christ followers, leaders, artists, teams, venues, sites, congregations, and networks of churches. 192 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Authors Dave and Jon Ferguson communicate a simple strategy that will engage millions of Christ followers and challenge every church leader to become a reproducing follower and leader. Exponential lays out a brief but solid theology for a reproducing strategy, giving practical how-tos for reproducing Christ followers, leaders, artists, groups/teams, venues, sites, churches, and networks of churches. Weaved throughout this book is the amazing story of Community Christian Church, which was started by five friends who used the reproducing strategies found in Exponential to grow one of the most influential churches in the U.S. and develop a network of reproducing churches. Many of todays Christians consider the missional challenge of Jesusfeed the hungry, comfort the lonely, bring people to Gods Wordas inspirational but not something thats achievable. Or, theyve heard the challenge of Jesus and are frustrated with how little theyve done. Jesus gave his followers this mission because he wants them to hear it, be inspired, and then actually do it
Exponential will show them how. Exponential is the anchor book in the Exponential Series.
Dave Ferguson is a spiritual entrepreneur and the lead pastor of Community Christian Church, an innovative multi-site missional church with eleven locations in Chicago. Dave is the movement leader for NewThing, an international network of reproducing churches. He is also the coauthor of The Big Idea. Check out the latest from Dave on his blog (www.daveferguson.org) or follow his everyday adventures on twitter @daveferguson.
Jon Ferguson is the cofounding pastor of Community Christian Church - a multi-site church in the Chicago Metro Area. He serves as teaching pastor and leads the Strategic Team of staff champions for adult, student, childrens, and creative arts ministries across all CCC locations. Jon is the cofounder and movement architect of NewThing, whose mission is "to be a catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches." He also serves on the boards of the Exponential Network and Stadia East and is an adjunct professor at Wheaton College Graduate School in the Evangelism and Leadership Department. Jon previously coauthored The Big Idea with Dave.
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