Referenced in callout boxes in the book.
Cure All: One Pastor's Accidental Quest to Debunk Every Revitalization Therapy
Revitalization didn't work in my churches the way experts predicted.
Chapter 5 – "Attendance Uppers: Three Pills Prescribed by Church Pharma" (p. 87)
The Law of Mission: Worship and the Mission of God
How the Bible frames the relationship between God's mission and our worship.
Chapter 6 – "The Law of Mission: Real Church Growth Starts with a Culture of Mission, not Worship" (p. 100)
Conflict Resolution and the Law of Love
The third "both-and" of unity: the paradox of acceptance and accountability.
Chapter 8 – "The Law of Love: Real Church Growth Is Validated by Unity, Not Numbers" (p. 138)
The Law of Context: Two Revolutions Breaking Up the Big-Box Church
Different ministry models reflect the last seventy years of urban planning.
Chapter 9 – "The Law of Context: Real Church Growth Is Local, Not Imported" (p. 142)
The Law of Leadership: Reinvent Education for the Pastorhood of Every Believer
A third leader shift: new models of ministry education for all believers.
Chapter 11 – "The Law of Leadership: Real Church Growth Is Led by Calling, Not Celebrity" (p. 183)
The Two Dangerous Assumptions of Popular Church Models
How hidden contradictions in The Purpose-Driven Church and Simple Church shaped ministry for a generation.
Chapter 13 – "Funnel In: How the Assimilation Model Yields Diminished Returns" (p. 210)
Funnel Out: How Jesus's Model Generated Multiplying Impact (Director's Cut)
The original, longer version of this chapter, which details how Jesus pastored a multisite church.
Chapter 14 (p. 229)
Funnel Fusion: Disciples' Practice in the New Testament
What the New Testament says about practice in a disciple's life.
Chapter 15 – "Funnel Fusion: How to Make Disciples without Abandoning the Institutional Presence of the Church in North America" (p. 241)