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Best Practices:

Church Planting Movements

Church Planter Training Resource Sites:

Church Multiplication Training Center -

Dynamic Church Planting International - Download CP Handbook from

The Omega Course - (other languages:

Starting Churches by Making Disciples, by David de Vries (PDF)

Zume Discipleship Training for multiplying house groups Disciple Making Movement Training - Online DMM Training - Zume Training     

Global Networks or Organizations:

Call2All - focus on finishing the Great Commission

Home ( -Multiplying Kingdom Movements Together

Finishing the Task - focus on unengaged unreached people groups

Internet mission - Stichting GlobalRize Nederland - combining the insights of research and mapping to clarify the remaining task, works primarily with local/national organizations and churches.  

International Missions Board, 2022 Global Impact Guide - International Mission Board ( and

Jesus Film Project - An Evangelical Christian Media Ministry - shares the truth of Christ through the film with increasing focus on church planting.

Joshua Project - research on the nature and status of remaining unreached people groups

Operation World - the most comprehensive nation-by-nation guide for prayer mobilization

Welcome | GACX - GACX inspires and facilitates intentional collaboration between churches and missions organizations so that there will be a healthy, multiplying church for everyone.

Vision 5:9 | GACX - a network of workers among unengaged 'cousin' people groups



Chinese - here

French - 

Russian - here

Spanish - What is DAWN? by Bernardo Salcedo - hereWell Connected by Phill Butler - here

Portuguese - Movements that Change the World by Steve Addison - external website here

Mapping Tools for Saturation Church Planting: (Thailand) and Internet mission - Stichting GlobalRize Nederland

The DAWN Research Handbook - Roy Wingerd (PDF)

More research training and resources here.

Mobilization Tools:  Strategic Information

Partnership Development:

VisionSynergy helps Christian organizations work together for maximum impact by developing and strengthening strategic ministry networks and partnerships in critical areas of world mission.From Lausanne: 

Partnership Field Guide (60 page PDF or online)

From VisionSynergy:

    High Performance Ministry Networks (7 page article by Phill Butler)

    Well Connected: Releasing Power, Restoring Hope through Kingdom Partnerships by Phill Butler (332 page book in PDF). Also in Russian and Spanish.


   "Principles of Partnership" by Dr. Richard Howell - GCPN conference Delhi 2010 (MP3... right-click, "save-as" to download before listening)


Pray ( - click on 'prayer' for excellent resources by region, strategy and more...

DAWN Prayer Manual - Brian Mills (PDF) - prayer strategies to support your national church planting process - Praying the Lord of the Harvest for labourers among the unreached - Inviting you to intercede for prayer needs in a different nation each day

Pray - IMB

Strategy Overview:

"Prioritizing the Essential Elements of the Great Commission" - Dr. Paul Eshleman (PDF, 1mb)

"Run That By Me Again" - Bringing Order to the Strategy of World Evangelization - Dr. Marvin Newell (CrossGlobal Link) (PDF)

Whole Nation Strategy (DAWN or SCP):

National Church Planting Process (leadership team manual and worksheets) - Murray Moerman (11 pages, PDF)

In a Word - What is DAWN? - Dr. James Montgomery (6 pages in English or Spanish)

13 Steps to Saturation Church Planting - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF)

Fire in the Philippines - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF)

The Discipling of a Nation - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF)

Seven Million Churches to Go - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF - text only) (PDF - full scan)

Then the End Will Come - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF)

Also by Dr. Montgomery:

13 Steps to a Successful Growth Program - Dr. James Montgomery (PDF)


The Contribution of Jim Montgomery - Eric Smith (PDF)

Discipling a Whole Nation - Eric Smith presentation to East Asia regional conference 2017 (manuscriptPPT)

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