See Lives Transformed
Why 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.
Generosity goes way beyond the financial realm. Think about some of the most spiritual people you know. They are likely also some of the most generous people you know. Possibly not with money per se-- but also with their lives, their spirits, their time. People who...read more
It isn’t enough to be a disciple-- we also have to make them. How are you personally living out the command that Jesus gave us to make disciples? One of the big mistakes we make is focusing on our own relationship with God without helping others with theirs. But if we...read more
If your church went away tomorrow, what difference would it make to the surrounding community? Would anyone outside of it care? Would anyone lobby for it to come back and continue its work? Most people are naturally tuned into the radio station WIIFM: What’s in it for...read more
In Jesus, we are a new creation. The old has gone, the new has come. We have crossed from darkness to light. These are the realities of our salvation in Christ. But how are we to live into that reality? The daily challenges of living out our faith feel more...read more
Where do you feel safest dropping your mask and being who you really are, warts and all? If you’re like most people, church is not the first place that came to mind. But when you really think about it, shouldn’t it be? Church is designed to be a place people from all...read more
Listening to God and experiencing his presence is a great gift-- but it’s just the beginning. What we do with our experience of God matters. When we hear from him, how do we respond? What actions follow from our time spent in his presence? If you are looking for ways...read more
Are you discipling someone who feels their time with God has become routine? Are they looking for a deeper connection with God? We all have seasons like that, but that often means it's time to try something new. Check out the Experiencing God discipleship guide. You...read more
We have a series of discussion guides for different aspects of discipleship: • Experiencing God • Spiritual Responsiveness • Authentic Relationships • Personal Transformation • Disciplemaking • Generous Living • Sacrificial Service • Community Transformation Each of...read more
Knowing your destination in the journey of discipleship is important. You need to have clarity in terms of where you're trying to go—it’s a necessary step for getting there. Like Alice, everyone ends up somewhere eventually if they keep walking, but not necessarily...read more
One thing I have noticed about discipleship is that we have a tendency to think about it assembly line style. We want to run everyone through the same program, have everyone take the same class or read the same book, treat everyone the same. But if you have raised...read more