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PLI is devoted to empowering leaders for wider influence for the sake of the gospel in their communities and effective leadership in their ministries. Learn more about our vision and process here.

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6 Comparisons with Africa

By: Jock Ficken

This is a big PLI week. Thanks to the generous support of churches and individuals… You already know the church in Africa is growing very fast, from 10 million in … Continue reading

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What Are You Called to Become?

By: Jock Ficken

Once we come face to face with the selfless sacrifice of Jesus Christ, it prompts us to respond…to take selfless steps of our own. When we remember that we possess … Continue reading

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“We Gotta Do Stewardship”…and How to Do It

By: Jock Ficken

Most pastors in most churches don’t teach people a biblical foundation for giving and as a result they harvest what they sow…or what they haven’t sown! (This follows the “broken … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Change Requires Courageous Decisions

By: Jock Ficken

Large-scale change is all around us. “Times of large-scale change call for courageous decisions. Without those decisions, time sweeps the surface clean, preparing for a new start.” Dr. John Palka … Continue reading

A Few More Reflections from Eugene Peterson

By: Jock Ficken

Last week I shared about Eugene Peterson’s intersection with my own life and some excerpts from his biography, A Burning in My Bones. First… Thanks to those of you expressing … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson and the Burning in His Bones

By: Jock Ficken

Let’s take a hard turn in the blogs for a couple weeks. Last week I shared the incredible need to fund the crazy, rapid growth of our international training, principally … Continue reading

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Would Your Church Include PLI’s International Training in its Missions Budget?

By: Jock Ficken

It’s a busy time around PLI! U.S. Learning Communities met in North Carolina last week. There’s one in Chicago this week, with more to follow in the Twin Cities, Lincoln, … Continue reading

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We Need Hope-Givers

By: Jock Ficken

You already know that I’m a big believer in the transformational impact of Multipli for adults of any age. The combination of 9 months of… …is amazing. Here’s why I’m … Continue reading

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2 Culture Shifts that Multipli Addresses

By: Jock Ficken

By now, you have probably heard that PLI’s Executive Co-Leader Gail Ficken will move from her role in PLI into a full-time role as Founder/President of Multipli, beginning March 31. … Continue reading

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Join us in Giving Thanks

By: Jock Ficken

Last week I announced that my gifted wife, partner and Executive Co-Leader of PLI will lead Multipli full time effective March 31, allowing her to give her full attention to … Continue reading

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