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.

Paradox Lost

Paradox Lost

Check out this book by Richard P. Hansen-- Paradox Lost: Rediscovering the Mystery of God. Although it’s not in my usual set of coaching/leadership books, the points he makes have great impact on how we can approach ministry in today’s cultural climate. In our desire...

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What are we aiming for?

What are we aiming for?

One pastor was doing a post-mortem on his latest discipleship class. “It just isn’t working,” he told a friend. “I’m not getting the results I was hoping for.” “What results were you hoping for?” asked the friend. No wonder we often don’t get the results we want…....

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Get an online discipleship assessment

Get an online discipleship assessment

As someone who has been in ministry in one way or another for over 35 years, I noticed a gap in the field recently. We have assessments for leaders, pastors, and church planters, but how do we know if someone is a disciple? That’s really the starting point and...

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Stroke of Grace: Dieter Zander

Stroke of Grace: Dieter Zander

Many of you have heard of Dieter Zander. He was pastored New Song Church, one of the churches planted out of the one I had started. A dynamic speaker, musician and worship leader, Dieter suffered a stroke in 2008: I slept right through the moment that changed my life....

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Nonlinear Discipleship

Nonlinear Discipleship

Many years ago when I was discipling a man at my church, I had a clear plan for how discipleship should go. We were scheduled to be doing the section on prayer, but the man wanted to talk about a specific idol in his life. It completely derailed my discipleship plan,...

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Living out John 14:12: sacrificial service

Living out John 14:12: sacrificial service

"Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father." The expression of the Kingdom is radical service to others: doing the works that Jesus did. It...

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Learning to live generously

Learning to live generously

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...

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How does change really happen?

How does change really happen?

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...

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