3 Tips for ‘Gooder’ Discipleship

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I overanalyze things. So, when my son told me the other day that nap time at school is “badder” than recess, I laughed –for a second. That is, until my mind raced twenty years into the future as Bryce is interviewing for a job and says, “Thank you for considering me for this position. I’ll […]


Free Ebook – Discipling Skeptics and Seekers: Why Every Believer Needs to Share Their Faith

Discipling Skeptics and Seekers

If we are serious about the Great Commission and making disciples, then we need to be serious about evangelism because evangelism is the discipleship of skeptics and seekers of Jesus, say InterVarsity ministry leaders Beau Crosetto and James Choung. In this new FREE eBook, the authors help leaders understand two things: 1) Why every believers […]


And the Key to Discipleship Is…

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Biblical, Jesus-empowered, Gospel-centered, grace-infused discipleship transforms a person’s mind and emotions. This beautiful, God the Holy Spirit-enabled act results in a life that progressively reflects Jesus. I graduated Magnum Cum Laude with a Masters of Divinity Degree, with a concentration in Apologetics, from Southern Evangelical Seminary under Norm L. Geisler, Ph.D. I am currently a […]


Free Ebook – Evangelism or Discipleship?

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Evangelism or Discipleship: Can They Effectively Work Together? by Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull Evangelism and discipleship are not two things; they are one. Jesus has commanded us to “make disciples.” In this new eBook, veteran discipleship leaders Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull focus on the need for leaders to bring together discipleship and evangelism and plant churches with that […]


New Word: Evange-cipleship

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Evangelism + Discipleship = Evange-cipleship Okay, the word is kind of corny but it communicates my point. And what is that exactly? Simply this: When teenagers are equipped and unleashed to share their faith it is the ultimate discipleship accelerator. It’s exactly what Jesus did with his disciples in Matthew 10 immediately after he appointed […]


Re-purposing Men to Support the Pastor

Repurposing Men to Support the Pastor

Most pastors dream of having a strong and vibrant men’s community that is driving the mission and vision of their local churches.  Every Man Ministries surveys of men reveal this dream rarely becomes a reality because there is no sense on the part of our men that we are concerned about their spiritual health or […]


Nature vs. Nurture in Discipleship

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Do these names sound familiar? –OJ Simpson, Martha Stewart, Michael Jackson, Timothy McVeigh, Scott Peterson, The Menendez Brothers, Jeffrey Dahmer, Lindsay Lohan, Casey Anthony, Justin Beiber, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, Donald Trump, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie. What is it that we so desperately want to know about them? For some reason, we are all fascinated […]


3 Lessons on the Spiritual Life from Jonathan Edwards

Formed for the Glory of God

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is considered by many to be one of the smartest philosophers and theologians in American history. But more than that, Edwards is one of the great spiritual thinkers as well. Edwards helped the churches in New England navigate the work of the Spirit in the “Great Awakening,” and he continues to help […]


5 Tips for Cultivating Discipleship In Your Church

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1) Pastors should identify the disciple-making that is already happening within their Church. Disciples are being made in every church -the only question is “disciples of what?” Although not all of the discipleship is intentional or profitable, the good news for pastors is that they do not have to create the momentum –it already exists. The […]


Discipleship Is a Catch-and-Release Process

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Jesus stopped a few fishermen one day in the Sea of Galilee and challenged them to turn the world upside down by issuing a simple call… “Come, follow me, and I will send you out to fish for people.” (Matthew 4:19, NIV) Many have taught about how the disciples left their careers behind to follow […]


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