The Promise of True Discipleship: A New End Point

The Promise of True Discipleship: A New End Point

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. The Human Paradigm asks, “How am I doing?”  This is not a bad question, but if it’s your primary discipleship question, then you’re probably building discipleship on a […]

Crockpot Church Cultures in a Microwave World

Crockpot Church Cultures in a Microwave World

Navigator Church Ministries is leading a track called “Crockpot Church Cultures in a Microwave World,” which focuses on the long-term methods of making disciples in a world that values speed and efficiency over relationships. God starts with one. He always has. Whether it was Adam, Abraham, Moses, or Jesus, God makes movements from just one. […]

The End Product of Discipleship

The End Product of 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. Jesus’ commission was clear, “Go make disciples of all nations.” The key command—the divine imperative—is to make disciples. But what exactly is a disciple? The life of Vince Lombardi, who was […]

Surfers, a Sailboat and “Special Kids”

Surfers, a Sailboat and “Special Kids”

“We’re buying a sailboat so we can sail to Peru and spend a year surfing…” With those words my discipleship group broke up or at least floated into the sunset. I had spent just two months discipling these three young men. I brought a couple of them to the Lord and spent lots of time […]

New Free eBook: Beyond Accountability by Nate Larkin

New Free eBook: Beyond Accountability by Nate Larkin

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new FREE eBook from the Discipleship.org eBook series: Beyond Accountability by Nate Larkin. Download it here now. Beyond Accountability: The Life-changing Power of Authentic Friendship tells an important story about pornography and sexual addiction. It is a story that Christians, especially Christian leaders, need to hear. We […]

Transformation Must Go Through The Heart

Transformation Must Go Through The Heart

In the Bible, a person’s heart often refers to the whole inner person: their thoughts, feelings, desires, and choices. Jesus discipled his men at the heart level. He asked powerful questions, he confronted their motivations, and engaged them in the deepest areas of their hearts. Jesus is not in the business of simple knowledge transfer […]