David Nelms (Founder), alongside local leaders Joshua and Harsha, start a church planting training program.
Harsha tragically dies weeks before the official launch.
By God’s grace, the training launches with 3,075 church planters.
The program becomes The Timothy Initiative (TTI), as the disciple-making movement spreads across Asia.
TTI expands into Africa.
TTI’s 10 book curriculum is developed, along with the expectation that each disciple plants one church by the end of their training.
7,000 church planters are trained.
TTI spreads into 30 countries.
A new multiplicative model for training is implemented, called Disciple Making Disciples.
Emphasis is added on the local church caring for orphans & widows.
TTI crosses 25,000 churches planted, and 500,000 new disciples to date.
TTI and partners rebuild 100 homes following a devastating earthquake in Asia.
TTI targets 500 Unreached People Groups and 50 Unengaged, Unreached People Groups.
TTI expands into Southeast Asia.
TTI reaches 150 staff worldwide.
New disciples and 50,000 churches planted to date.
The Master Trainer’s Manual, written by TTI’s international leaders, is implemented. This tool provides church planting trainers with ongoing leadership development.
60,000+ churches planted.