God’s Extravagant Gift

Over the next few minutes let’s unwrap God’s most extravagant gift to you. Stick with me, I’m not about to shower you with Christmas clichés, but rather I want to tell you about how God’s greatest gift is a reward for our sin.

The Secret to Healthy Core Teams

We see this too in building a disciplemaking culture. It takes a team, a core team working together, to produce disciplemaking throughout a congregation…

In Whose Image Do You Disciple?

My goal in discipling John was to help him become like Jesus so that he could help someone else do the same. So why did John think that I wanted him to act like me?

The Power of Three

How do we include others those who’ve never experienced life-changing ministry? How do we become a church that matures as believers partner in prayer and accountability?

Oops! Five Disciplemaking Missteps

Fifty years of experience has taught me that failures lead to wisdom. So, I want to let you in on five disciplemaking missteps and failures I’ve made and what I’ve learned from them.

How Long Does it Take to Make a Disciple?

Students discipling one another

How Long Does It Take to Make a Disciple? It probably takes longer than you think, at least if you intend to make them as Jesus did. The details might disturb you. Let’s start by looking at how Jesus made disciples. Jesus spent at least three years (some scholars think it was closer to four) […]

M&M’S in the ZOOM Room: A Model for Heart Change through God’s Word

What’s your favorite M&M’S candy? Young or old, this candy has been beloved since the 1940s. It was the first candy eaten in outer space and was dubbed the official candy of the new millennium. No matter your generation, chances are you’ve eaten M&M’S. My favorite is peanut M&M’S! Speaking of generations, “next generation” normally […]

Teams Are the Key to Unlocking Culture Change

Change happens slowly, step by step. You start small and build upon successes. That’s why we are committed to starting a disciplemaking movement with a small core team. You may have seen…


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