What is a CMM?
increase of churches
that sweeps through a
segment. Also called a "Church-Planting Movement" (CPM), CMMs happen when apostolic teams who are working
among an Unreached People Group, and who are
committed to Biblical methods of mission, make
and follow a strategic plan for sparking such a
movement. Moreover, despite well-made plans and
hard work, only by God's supernatural power can
such a movement happen. Therefore, prayer and
sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit
are critical elements in every CPM.
Actually, there are 11 universal elements in all
CMMs that have been documented so far.
These universal elements reflect Biblical
principles of mission and church.
2. Abundant Gospel
3. Signs and
5. Local leadership
6. Lay leadership
Want to learn more? We encourage you to
read the booklet, Church-Planting Movements,
available by free download below.
Movements - PDF (download)
This booklet is a good overview of movements
in various parts of the world where churches are planting other
churches, reproducing rapidly and where the gospel is sweeping
through entire people groups. Read this booklet and get excited
about the possibilities of what God can do anywhere in the
world! The 10 universal elements to a CPM described in this book
gives us a clear picture of what conditions are necessary for
such a movement to take place.