This twelve minute video is designed to serve as a brief overview into the background of the 3DMovement and its direct links to The Order of Missions. Pastor Bob details the two key reasons Mike Breen says he created the 3DMovement. Pastor Bob lays out why churches considering using 3DM materials need to have this information before making a commitment and allowing their leadership to be trained by 3DM/TOM staff members. The documentation and details are explained in the three post that follow this one.
-A Word of Caution Concerning 3DM & The Order of Mission-
What every church leader and member should know before their local church gets involved with 3DMovement and The Order of Mission.
"In my opinion no congregation, district, church plant or national figure should endorse or be using the 3DM material. Here are my reasons for making such a strong blanket statement." Bob Highlands III
I have posted these materials here in the hopes they help others with their decisions concerning 3DMovement in their local churches. My core interest are in other areas and I do not want to get stuck on this one issue. With that said, I also have friends and colleagues who have asked me to clarify the issues as I saw them. I would also recommend the following sites for your consideration. The first is THE SCHOOLEY FILES published by Keith Edwin Schooley. His post on November 29, 2013 titled "Mike Breen and Building a Discipling Culture: A Dissent" is one of the riches sources of interaction and information about 3DM. With over 400 comments there is much to be gleaned from this post. A more recent post by Andy Rowell from May 5, 2015 titled "Notes on 3DM and The Order of Mission" gives a different perspective. The final analysis is up to each individual and each church. Writing to the church at Corinth Paul said, "We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers,..." These post are my effort to make sure you are informed about the matter surrounding 3DMovement and The Order of Mission.
The additonal 3DM materials are now located here on this blog.