“We believe church multiplication should be at the core of our energies and also at the heart of every congregation’s efforts and passion. We want to facilitate a movement of multiplying English-language disciple-making churches in strategic locations.”

Darryl Evetts

Darryl Evetts

Core Strategy Director Multiplying Churches

Recent Newsletters

October 2022 Multiplication Moment

Ten Tuesdays till Christmas! It’s only October and I’m already bringing up Christmas. Too soon?  There’s been Christmas merchandise in the stores since as early as August. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine posted on Facebook “Only 19 Fridays until Christmas!” She...

September 2022 Multiplication Moment

Hearing from the Lord “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” (John 10:27) From this verse I get my most fundamental definition of disciple making. Disciple making is helping others learn to hear the voice of the Lord and follow him. Hearing...

August 2022 Multiplication Moment

This month’s Multiply Moment is a little different. Instead of a new topic to learn and an invitation to our next CMN online gathering, we’re inviting you to pause and pray for us and with us. Would you please pause and pray for our IBC Church Multiplication...

Multiply Conferences Span Two Continents

In March we pulled off a new IBC first -- two Multiply Conferences on two continents in the same month! Approximately 70 leaders from countries in South America, Central America, and across Europe gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Dubrovnik, Croatia, to join...

Intentional Multiplication: Principles Driving Our IBC Church Multiplication Strategy

​“Nobody finishes well by accident.” – John C. Maxwell “Intention is to say, ‘I have a dream, and now I’m going to do something about it.’” – Jeremie Kubicek “Multiplication is the intentional transfer of knowledge, skills, and expertise into the lives of the people...

God Builds His Church

Lessons Learned about Church Planting in the Midst of the Corona Crisis 26 April 2020.  That was the day we hoped to see our plans and prayers come to fruition.  On that Sunday, River of Life Church was to hold its very first Sunday gathering.  Months of planning were...

Church Multiplication Networks Launched

The International Baptist Convention launched our brand new Church Multiplication Networks in April. Initially, we have one in Europe and one in Latin America…but of course we expect to multiply!What are CMNs?  CMNs exist to encourage, resource, facilitate, support,...

IBC Conducts Successful CPAC in Naples

The International Baptist Convention conducted a successful church planter assessment center on 24-25 October at Il Faro International Baptist Church, Naples, Italy.Twenty people gathered to provide assessment on three church planter candidate couples. IBC churches...

We Value … Church Planting

Church Planting:  3 Reasons Why This post is part of a six-part series, written by a leader within the convention, on our core values.  Our core values show who we are and what motivates us. We envision a movement of global-minded churches that are reproducing healthy...

Multiplying Churches: Doing Your Part

Here’s our vision:  “A movement of global-minded churches reproducing healthy disciples, leaders, and congregations.”Here’s our dream:  “Churches praying for, contributing to, and supporting an ever-increasing number of church plants to reach people with the Gospel,...