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Intro to Six Ingredients To Catalyze Movements by Neil Cole

What a catalyst does is it maintains its own integrity as it interacts with other properties increasing their rate of effectiveness without losing its own potency or integrity. In other words a catalyst accelerates a natural occurrence, without being consumed by that process.

Catalyst

The art of designing catalytic ideas and methods is basically my role in our movement. I am an architect of ideas with catalytic elements to fuel the acceleration of Jesus movements everywhere. 

Through trial and error over the past 20 years, I have found that there are six ingredients of a good catalyst that ignites and accelerates movements.

    1. A Simple Process
    2. A Small Pattern
    3. A Surprising Proposition
    4. A Significant Principle
    5. A Sticky Potential
    6. A Spreading Pathway

      In this series of six articles I will elaborate on each one. (This is content drawn from the book Church 3.0: Upgrades for the Future of the Church)

       


      Church 3.0 Journeys To Significance

       

      © 2012 Neil Cole
      Used with Permission.

      Originally Posted on his blog COLE-SLAW

       

      Neil tweets @Neil_Cole

       


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