Category Archives: Steve’s story

Pioneering Movements available now on Amazon

Pioneering Movements is in stock on Amazon. Hard copy only. (Apologies to Kindle readers). “Pioneering Movements: Leadership That Multiplies Disciples and Churches” (Steve Addison) IVP is still offering a 50% discount when you purchase direct. The offer extends to my Movements that Change the World and What Jesus started. That may not last long now […]

Seven years on — remembering to give thanks

Seven years ago I was done for. I’d lost a long battle with depression. I had nothing left. I also had an around the world ticket and commitments. Surprisingly my psychiatrist challenged me to go. It was three months since the big crash, this may be an opportunity to take a tentative step back into […]

The gospel works in Kisumu UPDATED

I’m in Kisumu, Kenya this week training 50 young Africans to multiply disciples and churches. We took a long lunch and went out looking for people and houses of peace. Some of the brothers were invited back to visit the two young men and meet their families. The wives were believers, but the husbands were […]

JD Payne interviews Steve Addison on his new book — Pioneering Movements

An interview I recorded with JD Payne on Pioneering Movements: Leadership that multiplies disciples and churches. The book will be out in December 2015.

We’re off!

Michelle and I are heading off this week on a camping holiday in the English countryside. Should be no problem, it’s summer.

Pioneering Movements: Leadership That Multiplies Disciples and Churches

My next book is on Movement Leadership. It has just gone up on Amazon for pre-purchase. It is due out on December 6. “Pioneering Movements: Leadership That Multiplies Disciples and Churches” (Steve Addison)  

What is Britain?

As a newly arrived colonial to the motherland I’ve been confused about what to call, well Britain. “England” used to cover the whole thing until the Welsh, Scotts and Irish complained. But what’s the difference between Great Britain and the United Kingdom? Where do the British Isles fit in? My problem was solved when a […]

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 | Email | 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. […]