Discipling

The Most Important Shift

17 May , 2017  

The Most Important Shift

A man with two sons told the older boy, ‘Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.’ The son answered, ‘No, I won’t go,’ but later he changed his mind and went anyway. Then the father told the other son, ‘You go,’ and he said, ‘Yes, sir, I will.’ But he didn’t go. “Which […]

Discipling

Winning With Accountability

11 Jan , 2016  

Accountability

Spiritual development requires honest and helpful accountability. Most of us, however, have difficulty developing this vulnerable spiritual habit. Pride, guilt, and shame, accompanied by our tendency to avoid conflict, inhibit our ability to develop meaningful accountability. Like anything else of great value, accountability is worth the effort required to develop it. I believe a redefining […]

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Featured,Strategies

Create A Disicple-Making System in Your Church

30 Mar , 2015  

create a disciple-making system in your church

Four years ago I faced the brutal facts about disciple-making in our church. We were adding new groups. We were even making disciples. However, we had failed to create a disciple-making system that made reproducing disciples. Hundreds of reproducing leaders have been developed since that painful moment. Our disciple-making movement is growing exponentially without any […]

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Assistants,Featured

You Can Develop a Leader In Your Small Group!

7 Jan , 2015  

You-Can-Develop-A-Leader

Developing A Leader Isn’t An Option! Moses, one of God’s champion leaders, prioritized the development of leaders. That priority was significant for the young nation of Israel, as Moses died just before leading them into the promised land. Moses’ investment into developing Joshua as a leader was a key component of Israel’s success.   Like […]

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Discipling

Making Disciples & The Fast Lane

10 Nov , 2014  

Making-Disciples-the-Fast-Lane

Is it really faster in the fast lane? Jesus tells us to love everyone. The Late-Merger makes this a significant challenge for me. You have probably experienced the late-merger yourself.  Let’s say you are driving down a two lane highway and see a sign telling you to merge due to traffic being reduced to one […]

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