By Floyd McClung
Introduction: Keys unlock what is hidden from plane sight. Keys also open up treasures that are stored for safe-keeping. Jesus said to his disciples that he would give them the keys to the kingdom of God. The seven keys to building church planting movements are not secrets for the elite or for those who have special knowledge, but they do unlock principles that seem to be hidden to most people.
By understanding and obeying the seven keys in this outline, things get bound that need to be bound, and other things get loosed that should be loosed. Here is how Eugene Petersen translates the binding and loosing passage from Matthew