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A Refresher Course
in Basic Math:
Power of Multiplication
Cole (an excerpt from Search & Rescue)
wrote Second Timothy at the end of his life. His primary concern was that the
special power and transformation of the Good News be passed on through the
generations and not end with his death.
wrote: "You therefore my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
And the things you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, these
entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also" (2 Timothy
2:1-2). How many generations are in this verse? Paul...Timothy...faithful
men...others also-there are four generations in this verse.
is a popular topic in missions and church today. Unfortunately, much of what
people call multiplying is really just addition. When a small group is added,
it is often called multiplying, but it is really addition. When another worship
service is added on Sunday morning, it is often called church multiplication,
but it is merely addition. Adding a venue for worship in your church is not
multiplying a church, it is merely adding. I am not against addition, but let's
not call addition multiplication.
So what is multiplication?....