The Rise and Fall of Movements

A ministry is what you can do with the help of others.

A movement is what God can do when you let go of control and multiply disciples and churches. 

Drawing on the life and ministry of Jesus, and with reflections on the patterns of past and present movements, Steve Addison provides a roadmap for leaders who want to multiply disciples and churches to the ends of the earth. Whether pioneering on the edge, riding a wave of expansion, or stuck in suffocating decline, The Rise and Fall of Movements addresses each phase in the movement lifecycle, helping leaders to identify which stage they are at and to align themselves with God’s purposes.

Praise for the Rise and Fall of Movements

“ what it takes to sustain movements and why they are so important.”
DAVE FERGUSON , author of Hero Maker

“Steve Addison is a blast of fresh air.”
RALPH MOORE , church multiplication catalyser, Exponential

“Steve’s best yet—I underlined something on every page.”
ANTHONY DELANEY , director of NewThing, Europe

“Many people talk about movements. Steve Addison is one of the few that understands them.”
J. D. PAYNE , missiologist and author

“I’ve devoured each book that Addison writes. This one was no exception.”
PEYTON JONES , author of Reaching The Unreached

“A needed addition to the evolving literature on movement dynamics.”
ALAN HIRSCH , award-winning author

Steve Addison

Steve Addison

STEVE ADDISON is a catalyst for movements that multiply disciple and churches, everywhere. He is an author, speaker, podcaster, and mentor to movement pioneers.