Category Archives: Steve’s story

The Blog turns 10

Ten years ago I thought my first book on Movements would never see the light of day. Six publishers had rejected it. So why not get it the ideas out anyway? I became a blogger. I learned to write for my readers, not to impress my critics (I’m my worst critic). Now my third book […]

081-Life, leadership and movements — Steve Addison[podcast]

I recorded this interview with Bryan Entzminger (above) for Engaging Missions. You’ll hear some of my story and the lessons God has taught me about life, leadership and [of course] movements. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS


Churchill on writing

My friend Colin sent me this quote from Churchill on writing. I’m not sure if it was meant as an encouragement. It’s certainly true! Writing a book is an adventure.  To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement.  Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. […]

Around and around the writer’s block

March 27 is the deadline for the final draft of my next book. If I post anything before then tell me to get back to work! The topic is movement leadership. UPDATE:  I forgot to mention we’re also moving house next week from London to Leicester. UPDATE: Let’s not forget the World Cup is on. […]

Steve Addison talks to Engaging Missions

Bryan Entzminger at Engaging Missions has just published an interview with a guy called Steve Addison.

What we’re learning about training

Michelle and I have been out training around the UK. It’s early days but we’re learning something about the process. I’m far less focused now on getting through as much material as possible. Early on I’m doing less on movement principles and more on getting people started in connecting and sharing with people far from God. […]

074-From church to movement: Nathan Shank [podcast]

Following the theme of helping existing churches fuel disciple making movements, Nathan Shank talks to Steve about his experience in North India. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS


Movements that Change the World is now available in Indonesian [UPDATED]

Great news. IVP has a version of Movements that Change the World published in Indonesian.  I’m still tracking down how to obtain copies. UPDATE: Email me through the Contact Steve page and I can send you the details. This translation will work for speakers of Indonesian and Malaysian.

066-Three presentations on Movements [podcast]

Three presentations from the CRM World-wide Conference. I’m first up with my story of moving from an expert to a practitioner. Then Norris Williams combines his life as a cherry farmer with his calling to fuel disciple making movements in an entertaining presentation. Finally, Joe Reed asks, “What comes first — community or making disciples?” […]


Getting Started with Movements [video]

Michelle and I are on our journey from Melbourne to London. We stopped off in Mexico for the CRM World Wide Conference. Here’s my “Ted Talk” on getting started with disciple making movements.