Episode 118: Growth is Good, Multiplication is Better

On this episode of the Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew and Michael sit down with Craig Whitney, Vice President of Church Multiplication with Stadia Church Planting. Craig states, “Growth is good. Multiplication is better” as we consider what is necessary to transition from church planting to church multiplication. Along the way, Craig shares that most church plants are simply attracting those who are inclined to go to church.

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Resident Ephesiologist, Missions Executive

Michael is an executive in a missions organization where he leads a team focused on training and empowering local believers and church leaders in evangelism, discipleship, leadership, and catalyzing church planting movements in the most difficult to reach places on the planet. He is the author of Ephesiology: The Study of the Ephesian Movement.

Andrew Johnson
Associate Pastor, Neartown Church

Andrew is a pastor, husband and father who desires all to know the one true King. He happily serves at Neartown Church in Houston, TX with a vibrant and growing community. He is the co-host of the Ephesiology Podcast.


Matt Till
Chief Communications Strategist

Matt serves as the chief communications strategist and brand storyteller for the mission of Knox Theological Seminary. He has a diverse background in communications, higher education, and Christian ministry, and is also a former on-air promotions writer and producer who holds multiple awards, including two Emmys for his past work in Chicago broadcast television. He is the co-host of the Ephesiology Podcast.


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