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 Jan 2, 2015
After a few hit-and-miss attempts, our church has discovered a simple five-step process that can work for any small church.
By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
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 Kent Woodyard on Mar 28, 2016
“If your church isn’t strapped for cash, your vision isn’t big enough.”
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 Lance Witt on Jan 30, 2017
One of the spiritual questions every ministry leader must answer is, “Am I willing to serve in obscurity?”
By Jacob Myers on Nov 6, 2013
In "Gravity" we find a poignant portrayal of what Christian discipleship might look like.
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 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 Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Bob Franquiz on May 9, 2020
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."