By Jeff Clarke on Mar 24, 2015
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Mary 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 Ray Hollenbach on Aug 11, 2015
When we ask something more of our congregation we will quickly discover whether we are preaching for spiritual entertainment or spiritual formation.
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 Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By Brian Mavis on May 11, 2018
"I have been a Christian for over twenty-five years, and God has had to redirect me on multiple things because of what I mistakenly believed early on about being a Christian. And it is better to learn sooner than later."
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 Philip Nation on Feb 26, 2018
Philip Nation offers preaching tips for pastors guiding a congregation to and through the life transformed in Christ.
By Chris Surber on Sep 5, 2014
We have a lot of people genuinely called, sincerely gifted people who struggle to find their way past the gatekeepers in our churches and denominations.
By Kent Woodyard on Mar 28, 2016
“If your church isn’t strapped for cash, your vision isn’t big enough.”
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 Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 11, 2018
"Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."
By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
By Jacob Myers on Nov 6, 2013
In "Gravity" we find a poignant portrayal of what Christian discipleship might look like.