A ministry is what you can do with the help of others. A movement is what God can do when you let go of control and multiply disciples and churches. Drawing on the life and ministry of Jesus, and with reflections on past and present movements, Steve Addison provides a roadmap for leaders who want to multiply disciples and churches to the ends of the earth. Whether pioneering on the edge, riding a wave of expansion, or stuck in suffocating decline, The Rise and Fall of Movements addresses each phase in the movement lifecycle, helping leaders identify their stage and align themselves with God's purposes.
"Remarkable...discover what it takes to sustain movements
and why they matter."
DAVE FERGUSON, author of Hero Maker
"Steve Addison is a blast of fresh air."
RALPH MOORE, church multiplication catalyzer, Exponential
"Steve's best yet--I underlined something on every page."
ANTHONY DELANEY, director, NewThing, Europe
"Many people talk about movements.
Steve Addison is one of the few who understands