Discipling

Three Dimensions of Flourishing Faith

1 Jun , 2017  

three dimensions of flourishing faith

Group Hosts engaged in the process of disciple making, must see themselves as spiritual anthropologists. They must be observing the people in their group with a prayerful disposition in order to be a catalyst for others’ faith to flourish. Consider the wisdom offered to shepherds in Proverbs 27:23 (NIV), “Be sure you know the condition […]

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7 Motivations For Making Disciples

29 Sep , 2016  

7 Motivations For Making Disciples

As an individual, I have a laser beam focus on discipleship. I’m a consistent practitioner. I’m constantly evaluating effectiveness and brainstorming strategies. I speak and teach about it. I love to write about it. In case you didn’t know I also blog about it. I was speaking at a church recently and had a friend […]

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5 Essentials of Discipling New Believers

23 Jul , 2013  

Three Dimensions of Flourishing Faith

Last week I had the privilege of sitting down with Jim Hall of New Christian Life Ministries. Jim serves many churches through his consultation and published resources in the area of planting new believers. He has a passion and a laser beam focus for seeing people get rooted and grounded after making a decision for […]

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3 Ways Small Groups Produce Fruit

1 May , 2013  

The gifts of the Spirit awaken people to God (see Acts 3:1-10) but it’s the fruit of the Spirit that changes people’s lives. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law (Gal. 5:22-23, NKJV).” This is one of our main goals […]

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6 Reasons To Sharpen Your Small Group With the Sword

6 Mar , 2013  

Bible-based Small Groups

What curriculum do your small groups use? Are your groups sermon-based? Are they DVD driven? These are all very common questions in Small Group discussions. Curriculum (in this article I’m referring to material centered around the group reading a topical book when I say “Curriculum” ), Sermon-based material and DVD or video-based groups are all […]

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5 Benefits of Water Baptism

5 Sep , 2012  

5 Benefits of Water Baptism

Do you have a fairly new believer in your small group? Do you want to help them solidify their faith in Christ so they can endure trials and tribulation (Mark 4:17)? How many times have we seen someone make an enthusiastic decision for Christ only to back-out of it in the near future or even […]

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God Encounter

1 Jun , 2012  

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Another way to disciple your group members is be aware of the discipleship ministries and calendar of your local church. As a person of influence you can refer your people to relevant opportunities that can help them grow. At our church, one of the discipleship ministries we have is “God Encounter.” Christ’s death on the […]