Changing How We Think About Church Growth

Sid Porter says, “If you want 1,000 pounds of meat, raise elephants. If you want 1,000 tons of meat, raise rabbits.” If you put two elephants in a room and two rabbits in a room, in three years you will have three elephants and 476 million rabbits.” To shift our thinking and choices regarding evangelism Read More

Recalibrating Church: Owning My Own Multiplication

Fences In the last blog we discovered that God has designed His church to multiply, but Satan has built fences around us to keep us from doing so. When our kids were young, we took them to the Columbus Zoo. One of the first enclosures held 20 gazelles. Roughly a three-foot fence contained these amazing Read More

Recalibrating Church: Biblical Multiplication vs American Addition

Let’s face it, God is a God of multiplication. He multiplies in His creation – from grass to clouds to bushes to trees. Humans created in His image multiply and have multiplying systems. It should come as no surprise to us, then, that God designed His Church to multiply – to have radical impact in Read More

It’s a Process

by Matt Frazier-VUSA Field Team   Why Models? Businesses often use models to describe the way they generate income through a blend of strategies, organizational structure, practices, and systems. Church models have been used to develop an understanding of how to structure spiritual formation for success. So why has Vision USA decided to adopt the Read More

What is Church?

Vision USA is committed to planting new churches and revitalizing existing ones through the GSE Process.   What is church? Is this a question you have ever asked or are you one who says, “I can’t define it, but I’ll know it when I see it”? As I travel, I ask this question and listen as Read More

What can Teens do for Jesus?

What does Jesus expect from a teenager? How much do WE expect from the under 20 set? What can teens do for Jesus? Can someone so young carry out Jesus’ mission? This question fascinates me. Today, we find younger and younger people in leadership positions. Can the emphasis on youth carry over into the realm Read More