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12 Keys to an Effective H.O.S.T. ASK

27 Jul , 2017  

12 Keys to an Effective H.O.S.T. ASK

The H.O.S.T. Ask can be a “game-changer call-to-action” for churches desiring to connect every person in their local body in biblical community. It’s a signature move reserved only for the Lead Pastor during a weekend service. If executed strategically, it can draw in willing vessels who are hidden in crowd. This one move can supercharge […]

Strategies

Is Your Discipleship Model For EVERYONE?

12 Jul , 2017  

Is Your Discipleship Model for Everyone

When my wife Camille was younger she had a mentor in a discipleship program that she was a part of.  His name was Richard Moore. At the time I am writing this, He is the President and CEO of the non-profit organization, Shoulder-to-Shoulder.  At the time my wife was in his discipleship program he went […]

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Strategies

Three Ideas to Engage Your Lead Pastor as the Groups Champion

19 Jan , 2017  

3 Ideas to Engage Your Lead Pastor as the Groups Champion

As an Associate Pastor who has oversight of small groups at my church, I see a large part of my responsibility as assisting the Lead Pastor to be at the center of our discipleship strategy. This is more of an art than a science, because the Lead Pastor has many demands on their schedule that […]

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Strategies

Groups Language That’s Running Out of Time

10 Feb , 2016  

Groups Language That's Running Out of Time

Language matters in small group ministry. Changing your language can remove invisible obstacles in peoples’ minds. Having the right language can accelerate a person’s decision-making process in the right direction. I learned this early on as young youth pastor running small groups. For example, encouraging our youth ministry small groups to multiply into more groups […]

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