The vision of Increase is to see
churches equipping all Christ’s followers in their contexts, so that many millions are discipled and empowered for mission, ministry, and leadership.
The purpose of Increase is to connect and strengthen church-based training movements across Asia and beyond.
What we do
We have developed and collected many resources for members and partnering organisations. In our Resources section you can find the Diaspora Booklet, resources for Online and Blended Learning and more.
TEE traditionally stands for Theological Education by Extension, but is more easily understood as Tools to Equip and Empower - tools for local churches to equip and empower all their members to grow in Christ and serve him actively.
Membership of the Increase Association is open to those involved in church-based training organisations in Asia and beyond. National church-based training organisations can become Core Members of Increase. We currently have 30 Core Members from all across Asia.
What international Christian leaders say about Increase
The Increase network is strategic in ensuring continual development and a high level of excellence in TEE and other grass-roots training programmes.
Former Professor of Christian Education,
Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, Lebanon.
Author of Transforming Theological Education
“The Great Commission is too big for anyone to accomplish alone and too important not to try to do together.”
Our Members serve the churches as they make disciples
Core Members are national church-based training organisations. Each Core Member organisation names up to two representatives in their organisation to act as their link with Increase and participate in Increase decision-making.
Other organisations with a significant interest and affinity to church-based training, including organisations led and owned outside ‘greater Asia’. Each Fellowship Member organisation names one representative in their organisation to act as their link with Increase.
Individuals who have particular expertise in church-based training and related disciplines, which they use in support of Core Members and similar organisations
Individual Christians who want to support or promote Increase’s work, but who do not meet all the membership criteria, may become Friends of Increase. They are not formal members but receive newsletters and are encouraged to contribute through prayer, time or donations.