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The first three minimality, intentionality, reality explain how less is more. The pinnacle of church success is to become a megachurch.

But that is

It has become harder for us as we have continued to expand. Church growth in the seventies, eighties, and nineties was defined by the megachurch. This represents a paradigm shift.

But that is not to say it can't be done. They encourage ministry to be initiated and fueled by individuals, but they shy away from packing the lives of their members chuck full of programs and church functions.

Deliberate Simplicity is a new equation for church development. Keeping the main thing, the main thing, this church movement has had a global impact. When the paradigm shifts, the rules change. At the time it seemed as if they all were piped in by video feed to one location.

They encourage ministry to be

The last three multility, velocity, scalability expand on how more is better. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are affirmed.

We have gone out and done it first, and then tried to figure out how to describe it. Each of the six chapters can stand on its own but is also part of a greater whole. Bible-centered teaching predominates over topical sermonizing. There is a much greater Reason we are here.