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Challenging words to help make prepared, confident, and skilled followers of God.

A Discipleship Culture

The State of Discipleship

Most Christian leaders want to make disciples. And, most Christians want to follow God. But, how are we doing? A joint Barna Group and Navigators research project revealed confusion among both leaders and followers regarding discipleship. Worse yet, the data indicates that most discipleship efforts are impotent, with only 25% …

Sustainable Framework

You Need A Plan

I helped a community daycare triple their profits a few years ago. I listened as the board shared stories of the daycare’s past success. I also heard their frustration at shrinking enrollments despite their community growing. They were down eighty kids over five years, and the mounting deficits were crippling …

Discipleship Theory

Step Two – Make a Decision for Good

Have you ever had a bad habit? Did you beat it? Have you ever gotten out of a terrible relationship? Have you ever started eating better? If you have, then you know that incredible feeling of making positive changes. But, it is not so much about being free, having better …

How to Make Disciples

This One Thing

We have one simple task: make followers of God. What does that look like: We introduce people to God, who loves and understands them, help them understand who they are and what they can be, help them apply God’s transforming truths, and release them as prepared, confident, and skilled to …

Sustainable Framework

A Beautiful Model

Modeling as a profession was first established in 1853 by Charles Frederick Worth, the “father of haute couture,” when he asked his wife, Marie Vernet Worth, to model the clothes he designed. The profession has evolved quite a bit from its humble beginnings, but the definition remains the same: A …

A Discipleship Culture

The State of Discipleship

Most Christian leaders want to make disciples. And, most Christians want to follow God. But, how are we doing? A joint Barna Group and Navigators research project revealed confusion among both leaders and followers regarding discipleship. Worse yet, the data indicates that most discipleship efforts are impotent, with only 25% …

Sustainable Framework

You Need A Plan

I helped a community daycare triple their profits a few years ago. I listened as the board shared stories of the daycare’s past success. I also heard their frustration at shrinking enrollments despite their community growing. They were down eighty kids over five years, and the mounting deficits were crippling …

Discipleship Theory

Step Two – Make a Decision for Good

Have you ever had a bad habit? Did you beat it? Have you ever gotten out of a terrible relationship? Have you ever started eating better? If you have, then you know that incredible feeling of making positive changes. But, it is not so much about being free, having better …

How to Make Disciples

This One Thing

We have one simple task: make followers of God. What does that look like: We introduce people to God, who loves and understands them, help them understand who they are and what they can be, help them apply God’s transforming truths, and release them as prepared, confident, and skilled to …

Sustainable Framework

A Beautiful Model

Modeling as a profession was first established in 1853 by Charles Frederick Worth, the “father of haute couture,” when he asked his wife, Marie Vernet Worth, to model the clothes he designed. The profession has evolved quite a bit from its humble beginnings, but the definition remains the same: A …

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How to Make Disciples

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