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A Church’s Reputation

A Church’s Reputation And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved. ~ Acts

Increase the Vision!

Increase the Vision! On July 11, 2009, during a Prayer and Planning Retreat, I asked the Lord this question: “Lord, do you want DCPI to train leaders to plant MORE than a million churches. If so, what is this expanded vision?” I was on my prayer walk in San Diego. I found

7 Simple Steps

7 Simple Steps Have you ever wondered what God believes a church must be? This is one picture of the church from God’s Word: They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2: 42 Our short DCPI Definition of Church according

Enjoy Life!

Enjoy Life! Enjoy Life! Solomon, the wise King, writes to us: “So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage What is a pilgrimage and why should you take one? Dictionary.com defines a ‘pilgrimage’ as a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion. Cathy and I just completed a pilgrimage to a small village in Germany named Herrnhut. It was a long

The Lord’s Mighty Hand!

The Lord's Mighty Hand! Our group had moved through the streets and reached out to those along the way. One man had come out of his home after we passed by and stood in the street, so I turned back to him and greeted him.  The man replied to my greeting

Overwhelmed with Joy!

Overwhelmed with Joy! A woman approached me and asked for someone who spoke Spanish.  I was concerned because no translators were around.  Thankfully, I had our handy translation booklet that has a lot of phrases and prayers translated into Spanish.  By the grace of God, I was able to communicate the

God’s Love Saves!

God's Love Saves! During one of our street evangelism outings, we noticed a man dressed in chains and skulls.  His exterior was tough and he gave off an unapproachable vibe.  My heart prompted me to show him love so I went over to him and asked if I could hug him. His

Encouragement for a Weary Soul

Encouragement for a Weary Soul There was a man who was standing in his doorway at the bottom of a ravine who watched as our group passed.  A few of us approached him with a bag of food for his family.  Immediately the man began to pray for us, he was already

The joy of God in the hearts of a Haitian home!

The joy of God in the hearts of a Haitian home! Witnessing at a church plant in the community of Kilometer 1 we walked up to a house that had three doors and outside was standing three Haitian families who lived in one house together. When I walked up to the