Other Contemporary Streams (Addison, Choudhrie, Shipman, etc.)

This is one portion of the Movement Resources listed on this site.

A variety of additional movement streams have developed around the world, each with their own distinctives. The following materials represent additional insights shaping efforts to launch movements everywhere. Several of these authors extended their endorsements for Stubborn Perseverance, and some provided valuable input.

Steve Addison has published a series of foundational books on movements and their global impact. He ha also produced a long series of blog posts, podcasts and video interviews of a wide variety of practitioners:

What Jesus Started: Joining the Movement, Changing the World by Steve Addison and Ed Stetzer (2012)

Movements That Change the World: Five Keys to Spreading the Gospel by Steve Addison and Alan Hirsch (2011)

Pioneering Movements: Leadership That Multiplies Disciples and Churches by Steve Addison and Dave Ferguson (2015)

Victor Choudhrie coaches one of the largest networks of movements in the world, mostly in India (which contains 20% of the world’s population and about 50% of the world’s unreached and frontier people groups (by count and population):

Greet the Church in your House by Victor Choudhrie (2012)

Mike Shipman observed a post-Pentecost shift in evangelism strategy:
– from gradual pre-Pentecost revelation to the disciples of who Jesus was
– to post-Pentecost presentation of the gospel in first encounters throughout Acts and following.

Mike first demonstrated the value of this insight in working with Muslims, and then distilled the universal principle of abiding and bearing fruit:

Any 3: Anyone, Anywhere, Any Time: Lead Muslims To Christ Now! by Mike Shipman (2013)

Plan A: Abide in Christ, Disciple the World! by Mike Shipman (2019)

Roy Moran, Doug Lucas, Chris Galanos and Mary Schaller are practitioners who write from their experience applying biblical movement principles in the U.S. and elsewhere:

Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied by Roy Moran (2015)

How to Start a Q Place by Mary Schaller (2008, 2016)

The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations by Mary Schaller and John Crilly (2016)

From Megachurch to Multiplication: A Church’s Journey Toward Movement by Chris Galanos (2018)

More Disciples by Doug Lucas (2019)