Chapter 22 – Church Planting: The Multiplication

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Define “internal church growth.”
  • Define “expansion church growth.”
  • Define “extension church growth.”
  • Define “bridging church growth.”

INTRODUCTION

After a new church has been planted, it must experience growth following the New Testament pattern of multiplication. This is necessary if the Church is to become a vital force of evangelism in its own community as well as the world. This chapter explains the four types of growth every church should experience: Internal, expansion, extension, and bridging growth.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.