By Mary C. Wiley on Dec 12, 2017
"We live in a microwave meals, listen-to-podcasts-in-double-time world. We want more with less; work smarter not harder. However, the move forward or get left behind mentality of today is not a good transferrable principle for discipleship. Mostly because discipleship is all about people, and people can’t be boiled down to a series of tasks. People are messy and their needs aren’t linear."
By Jeff K. Clarke on Nov 20, 2019
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 12, 2021
After a few hit-and-miss attempts, our church has discovered a simple five-step process that can work for any small church.
By Steven Furtick on Dec 13, 2011
Steven Furtick: "Focus on the people you want to reach and you’ll keep the people you want to keep."
By Lance Witt on Apr 3, 2017
The greatest gift we give a new believer is not information, it is RELATIONSHIP. The primary need of a new believer is nurture not knowledge.
By Bob Franquiz on May 9, 2020
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
By Scott Anderson on Nov 10, 2020
"The Bible" miniseries could be the biggest discipleship and outreach tool on the screen since "The Passion of the Christ."
By Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By Outreach, Inc. on Jul 16, 2018
There are untold thousands of Christians who can take the "God test" and get all the answers right, but who remain unformed and unchanged.
By Chris Surber on Dec 25, 2021
He is a poor preacher who gives no offense to his listeners.
By Ron Edmondson on Mar 30, 2022
In every church I’ve been in, people want to reproduce leaders, but few think they know how.
By Ben Sternke on Aug 15, 2020
We can too easily normalize fruitlessness in the name of faithfulness. There's a big difference.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 18, 2018
Loving someone enough to help them find freedom from their fears and appetites is the heart of church discipline.
By Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.