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Post: A Life of Discipleship

  Part of our own discipleship is “paying it forward”: seeing God not only work in us, for our own discipleship, but also seeing him work through us, for others’ discipleship The person and work of Jesus cannot remain as…


Post: Creating an Environment for Discipleship

In the Story, we watch as Jesus makes disciples, turning fishermen into fishers of men. Then before He ascends into heaven, He gives them the mission to also make disciples who obey His commands. Then over and over in Acts…


Post: Discipleship = An Invitation to Relationship

  (Post nine in an eleven-part series from Alan Hirsch. Read post ten here.) Stop being overly “spiritual,” using insider, religious language, to talk about God—it mostly alienates people. The reality is, to become a missional Christian, we begin by simply…


Post: Reactivating Authentic Discipleship

  (Part three in the Recovering Missional Moxie series from Alan Hirsch. Read part four here.) That people all across America (and the Western world, for that matter) think that Christians are fundamentally unlike Christ is a serious problem!  An absolutely central issue…


Post: Making Disciples as a Special Needs Parent

  How was a family like ours supposed to live out the practice of discipleship? The instruction in Matthew 28:19 seemed impossible for us. Roughly six years ago, a miserable “stomach flu” turned into cause for celebration; I was pregnant…


Post: There are No Silver Bullets

  We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Daniel Im regarding his newly released book, No Silver Bullets. There may not be a silver bullet when it comes to discipleship, but this book is a must-read bullet to…


Post: “Undoing” Wrong Thinking

  Getting believers to obey God together in the midst of non-Christians is one of the most powerful witnesses to the gospel we have. I recently sat down with Brian Daniel from LifeWay‘s Groups Ministry blog to talk about helping churches and…


Post: Our Common Struggle to Believe the Gospel

  We ask for polished leaders; God sends us messy people to disciple. The vision of a movement of people coming to greater faith in the gospel increasingly is what draws most of us into church leadership. The image of…