Church Planting & Differentiation

Church Planting & Differentiation

Every new business needs to differentiate itself from all others. Else, why the need for a new business? Church planting necessitates differentiation. These days, being different may open otherwise hostile hearts and minds. We face a rising generation more interested in healing hurts and sustaining resources than they are in traditional spiritual matters. We must […]

Know the Spirit’s Role in Discipleship

Know the Spirit’s Role in Discipleship

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) was a prodigy pianist and composer. He took piano lessons from the age of six. He entered the Warsaw Conservatory at the age of twelve and by […]

Multiply Your Life by Making Disciples

Multiply Your Life by Making Disciples

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. When you decide to make disciples, you make the choice to multiply your life. You’re deciding to think beyond our own interests to look at the bigger picture of God. It […]

S05 Episode 07: Building Core Competencies  – Craig Etheredge of discipleFIRST

S05 Episode 07: Building Core Competencies – Craig Etheredge of discipleFIRST

Download “Invest in a Few,” a free eBook written by Craig Etheredge, the Founder and President of discipleFIRST. Visit http://discipleship.org/disciplefirst to get your free copy of this eBook in PDF, Mobi and ePub formats.   The following audio comes from the National Disciple Making Forum by Discipleship.org. The theme for this year was “Disciple Maker,” and an organization called discipleFIRST hosted […]

S05 Episode 06: The Call to Follow – Craig Etheredge of discipleFIRST

S05 Episode 06: The Call to Follow – Craig Etheredge of discipleFIRST

Download “Invest in a Few,” a free eBook written by Craig Etheredge, the Founder and President of discipleFIRST. Visit http://discipleship.org/disciplefirst to get your free copy of this eBook in PDF, Mobi and ePub formats.   The following audio comes from the National Disciple Making Forum by Discipleship.org. The theme for this year was “Disciple Maker,” […]

Jesus the Disciple Maker

Jesus the Disciple Maker

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Becoming a Disciple Maker. Download it free here. As we read the gospels, we see Jesus as the master disciple maker. He spent most of His time and the best of His time in public ministry focused on that one thing. Jesus was all about relating […]

Planting “Pocket Churches”

Planting “Pocket Churches”

Peter Drucker wrote that we must measure, or judge every effort. He added, “…the single most important thing to remember about any enterprise is that results exist only on the outside.” If results exist only on the outside, the size of your church is not an effective measuring device. God measures your results from the […]