Church Planting

Kaleo One Year Later: Why I haven't been posting as often
Over the year or so I have posted numerous entries regarding our shift to a decentralized way of being the church. As we began to go through this shift, I often posted what we were discussing and thinking Kaleo Church...
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Beyond Total Church (Total Church Session 3)
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Total Church Conference Speaker: Tim Chester Session 3: Beyond Total Church QUOTES: Planting new churches isn't enough, we need to create church planting movements. The model of mission is supernatural. Prayer is the primary missionary activity. The model of living...
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A Gospel Centered Community (Total Church Session 2)
Total Church Conference Speaker: Steve Timmis Session 2: A Gospel Community Centered Total Church Session 2 QUOTES: When we use the word 'church' we are almost always miscommunicating both to the Christian and non-Christian. It seems we've lost the battle...
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A Community Centered Gospel (Total Church Session 1)
Total Church Conference Speaker: Steve Timmis Session 1: A Community Centered Gospel NOTES: Church planters don't need a new shtick or new things. What we need is the gospel. What is the Gospel? (Col. 1:3-6) The gospel is the word...
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Update on Total Church Session Recordings
Our team is working on the 12 videos (6 main sessions and 6 main breakouts) and 10 audio sessions (breakouts) from the Total Church Conference. In the next few days I should be posting the first two main sessions for...
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Missional Leader Curriculum
This weekend David Fairchild, Tim Chester, Steve Timmis, Jeff Vanderstelt, Caesar Kalinowski & Mark Moore and I head out of town Friday - Sunday to work on the The Porterbrook Network Curriculum to develop missional leaders. Looking forward to spending...
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Total Church Conference – 5 Spots Left
There are only 5 spots left until the Total Church Conference is sold out. Register now if you plan on attending. 8/7 Update: CONFERENCE SOLD-OUT
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Total Church Schedule, Sessions & Breakouts
The conference is almost sold out. Here is the schedule for the Total Church Conference next month: Tuesday, August 12th Main Session #1: A Community-centered Gospel – Steve Timmis The gospel is about a King who died to rescue a...
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Importing Elders
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This year we have had several people who served as pastors/elders at other churches move to Kaleo and a few more who intend on making the move. I'm currently writing a document on what it means to be an elder...
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Shared Values of Missional Church Communities
We (Kaleo) and several other communities continue to develop a tighter relationship. Recently the leaders of these communities collaborated on a list of shared values, led by The Crowded House. If these interest you, I'd encourage you to register for...
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