Our Discipleship Process

Our Discipleship Process

This is part of The False Promise of Discipleship blog series from The Bonhoeffer Project. Read the blog that came right before this one by clicking here. Discipleship groups will not thrive or reproduce if they’re based solely on reading Scripture and sharing in some sort of openness and accountability. As great as those things […]

How to Cast the Vision for Discipleship

How to Cast the Vision for 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. Once your have chosen the persons God is leading you to disciple, approach them and ask if they would begin meeting with you and a few others for the purpose of […]

Church Planting and Differentiation

Church Planting and 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 […]

How to Choose Disciples Wisely

How to Choose Disciples Wisely

  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. Making disciples begins with people, but the question is who? This is a crucial question, because you may never have invested your life into another person or you may not […]

Make Disciples Like Jesus

Make Disciples Like Jesus

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. Now that we’ve looked at the dimensions of a disciple and toward the aspects of how to make disciples, let’s go back up to the mountain in Galilee. Remembering this scene […]

Church Planting and Disciple Making

Church Planting and Disciple Making

Exponential is leading a track called “Church Planting and Disciple Making,” which focuses on the connections between church planting and discipleship. Have you ever made something harder than it needed to be? We all have the tendency to focus on the complexities instead of the simple questions that get us to where we need to […]

How to Approach Corporate Church Services

How to Approach Corporate Church Services

This is part of The False Promise of Discipleship blog series from The Bonhoeffer Project. Read the blog that came right before this one by clicking here. Bill recently taught in our (Brandon’s) church community in Long Beach. At the end of the message, he turned to the congregation and asked the people, “Okay, so […]

Invest in a Few: How to Raise Up Reproducing Disciple Makers

Invest in a Few: How to Raise Up Reproducing Disciple Makers

discipleFIRST is leading a track at this year’s National Forum called “Invest in a Few: How to Raise Up Reproducing Disciple Makers,” which focuses on equipping church leaders who will multiply disciple makers in their local church context by investing in a few. We at discipleFIRST are committed to igniting movements of disciple making churches […]