Discipleship

See Lives Transformed

Discipleship - Logan LeadershipWhy did you go into ministry in the first place? Most likely you wanted to make disciples, see lives changed, see the Kingdom of God advanced. You wanted to see transformation.

Churches and ministries only grow as well as the disciples they develop. It’s time to go back to the basics with a focus on discipleship. We can help you create a simple, relational, yet focused system that can help you get traction for making disciples at all levels.

The relationship of discipleship to leadership

The relationship of discipleship to leadership

What is the relationship of discipleship to leadership? Consider someone who desires to become a Christian leader. He may have solid theological knowledge and know how to communicate it in a compelling way. He may have good interpersonal skills and provide sound...

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The Kingdom: Who’s in charge?

The Kingdom: Who’s in charge?

As we in the United States observe President’s Day today, authority can be a challenging concept to understand. Who has it and why? Does it come from position? From character? From earning trust? How we answer these questions depends on our identity. If we are first...

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A Love that is Difficult

A Love that is Difficult

On Valentine’s Day, a holiday usually focused on emotions and romantic love, I thought it would be good to look at what scripture has to say about love. My conclusion? Love is difficult. It’s a high calling and it costs us something. A love that is difficult can...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

At Christmas we celebrate the coming of Jesus in human flesh. As an infant, he was at his most defenseless. Jesus entered an insecure situation, where his parents were poor and traveling in an unfamiliar land. He entered a fallen world—one where a powerful king was...

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Making disciples in real-life environments

Making disciples in real-life environments

One of the critical practices of making disciples well is ensuring that we are living out our faith in real-life environments. That’s where we learn, fail, practice, and teach others. Below is a brief excerpt on this topic from my latest book, The Discipleship...

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Spirit-guided community

Spirit-guided community

Next time your people meet to dig into discipleship or leadership development, try this. Break people into groups of three. Then give one person the floor for thirty minutes to talk about they’re experiencing God and what they’re hearing from him. The other two people...

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Our Race Problem: Both Simple and Complex

Our Race Problem: Both Simple and Complex

Today's entry is by guest blogger Dr. Charles Ridley, co-author with me on The Discipleship Difference and professor of educational psychology at Texas A&M University. When Barack Obama was elected as the 44th president of the United States, pundits took to the...

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