This page tells the ongoing story of NewThing.
Below you will find stories of life change in our network churches from all over the world. 

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Communities That Catalyze Movements

Friends on mission, accomplishing the Jesus Mission together. Life doesn’t get much better than this!

Why Contextualization Trumps Methodology In Church Planting

Church planting has become probably the most studied aspect of the Church and missiology in recent years. There has been a veritable explosion in interest in church planting, rightly so as it’s the best way to reach those who are far from God.

The Three Things You Can Do to Reproduce More by Patrick O'Connell

Why don’t more churches multiply (reproduce)? According to Ed Stetzer and Warren Bird in their book Viral Churches:

“The quick answers are: their leaders haven't thought about it, they don’t know how to do it, and it seems difficult. Ultimately it’s because they don’t understand the importance of doing so.” (41)

I like their answer, but here’s how I would have put it…