Dave Ferguson is a founding pastor of Community Christian Church; an innovative multi-site missional church with eleven locations locally that have grown in average attendance from 5 to over 5,500 since it’s beginning 20 years ago. CCC empowers over 800 lay leaders to oversee difference-making ministry throughout Chicagoland. Dave is the visionary and Movement Leader for the NewThing Network (www.newthing.org) whose passion is “to be a catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches relentlessly dedicated to helping people find their way back to God.”
Dave is the co-author of The BIG IDEA – Focus the Message, Maximize the Impact published by Zondervan in 2007, Exponential: How you and your friends can start a missional church in 2010 and his new book On The Verge: The Apostolic Future of the Church with Alan Hirsch in 2011. Check out the latest from Dave on his blog www.daveferguson.org or follow him at twitter.com/daveferguson.
Some things Dave is passionate about…
Exponential: How you and your friends can start a missional church movement
You have the ability to catalyze and contribute to a movement that will accomplish the mission of Jesus. The Reproducing Church will present a Biblical strategy that explains how every Christ follower can successfully “reproduce” and maximize his or her
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The church is on the verge of massive, category shifting, change. Contemporary church growth, despite its many blessings, has failed to stem the decline of Christianity in the West. We are now facing the fact that more of the same will not produce different results.
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