Now in its third edition, Church Planting: The Next Generation, continues to prove itself a helpful resource for deminations, districts, mission agencies and individuals who kw that any church planting movement will require more than raw energy if it is to succeed in the long run. Kevin Mania's approach to church planting is based on the application of comprehensive systems for regional multiplication of churches. This edition includes a new afterword outlining lessons learned from ten years of practical application. "Mania has identified key areas where resources must be developed and has suggested key structures and processes. His efforts with those of his advisors are creating a road map to the future." Carl F. George Director, Charles E. Fuller Institute "What Kevin Mania provides is an integrated system that advances us from micro-church planting to macro-church planting. his work is thoughtful, grounded and practical." Charles R. Ridley, Ph.D."Kevin Mania was one of the first in North America to see how several key components work together to increase the chances of success for church plants and how networks of churches can collaborate to provide these components, establishing t only new disciple-making communities but entire church planting movements. " - Murray Moerman, ChurchPlantingCanada.ca Kevin Mania is Dean of the Haggard School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University. Previously he served as President of the National Association of Evangelicals, as well as a pastor, superintendent, bishop emeritus of the Free Methodist Church. He is also the author of The Integrity Factor.