Global Church Planting Network

Accelerating Church Planting Globally

East Asia

Contact: Jason Ma here

2019 - East Asia Regional Strategy Consultation September 24-26 in Mongolia was be a gathering of national teams from the region to learn and strengthen 'whole nation' church planting processes. The learning community focused on leadership, strategic information, national mobilization and training to accelerate church planting among the least reached.

Overview of training: 

two tracks for training in national church planting process and disciple-making movements

More on national church planting mobilzation - here.     More on disciple-making movement process - here.

Please take these steps now: 1.) pray and ask the Lord if you are to participate, 2.) mark your calendar to reserve the dates, 3.) speak with leaders who share your passion for a national church planting process and form a team to participate together. Remember, you are not being invited to a "conference" but to a five or more year commitment to a team with long-term objectives to disciple the nation. 

Travel Preparation:Please prepare to arrive on September 23 and depart on September 27 in order to enjoy full benefit of the conference. You are also welcome to stay through Sunday to worship with a local church.

Cost: $215 (USD) per person cash on arrival. 

Advance preparation for participating "national process" teams:

1. Read "It's a DAWN Strategy If..." in Russian or English (Brief national process summary in Russian here.)

2. Evaluate your national process 

3. Download, complete and email this worksheet in Russian or Chinese or English

Program Schedule: available here

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Previous leadership gatherings in the region:

2018 - East Asia Regional Strategy Consultation was held in Macau to learn and strengthen 'whole nation' church planting processes. The learning community focused on leadership, strategic information, national mobilization and training to accelerate church planting among the least reached. National teams from 9 nations participated. 

2017 - NE Asia Regional Conference for SCP mobilizersKansai Bible Institute, Ikoma Japan

Open evening meetings were available to students and Japanese leaders. Details in English or JapaneseEric Smith's presentation: Discipling A Whole Nation is available here: manuscript, PPT.

2016 - Japanese leaders gathered to advance their national movement during the Japan Church Planting Institute National Conference, November 11-13, 2015

Strategic information:

Average Annual Growth Rate 2002-2012
Percentage of cities with less than 2 churches
Percentage of cities without churches
Percentage of towns & villages without churches
Percentage of cities, towns & villages without churches
Number of cities, towns & villages without churches
Church members as percentage of population
Church attenders as percentage of populationChurch attenders as percentage of population (larger scale)
Population to church ratios

NE Asia Regional Overview of Church Planting: here (2016 update)

2015 - Taiwan: The 150th anniversary of the arrival of modern Christianity to Taiwan has arrived but there is yet much to do to bring the Gospel to those who don't yet have saving faith in Christ. Introducing GCPN in Taiwan - The Need and Purpose of the Conference - Schedule. Outcomes included formation of national coordination team with mandate. Several sessions were recorded: 

01-GCPN簡介  /  02-教勢回顧 / 03-119異象與進展分享 / 04-教會拓殖案例分享 / 05-從一個堂會到靈糧世界網絡(募集聲音檔中) / 06-CPM原則&GCPN IT異象分享 / 07-各地區TCPN團隊召聚 / 08-感謝與尊榮 / 09-小兵立大功影片 / 10-敬拜與讚美

Strategic information: 

https://tmf.org.tw/tmf-mission-resource-center.html

2015 Church Growth Report iPDF format - Russ Mitchell