Pioneering Movements

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Pioneering Movements: Leadership That Multiplies Disciples and Churches

Steve Addison. Publisher: InterVarsity Press, 2015.

Reviewed by David R. Dunaetz, assistant professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, Azusa Pacific University; former church planter in France.


Steve Addison, head of the sending agency MOVE, formerly CRM (Church Resource Ministries) Australia, defines a movement as “a group of people committed to changing the world” (p. 15), a definition broad enough to include churches, parachurch organizations, and missions organizations.

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