Your Congregation as a Church Planting Network

Your Congregation as a Church Planting Network

The Holy Spirit blesses church planting movements. While the twelve held council in Jerusalem, a bunch of un-named people planted churches in Cyprus, Cyrene and eventually in Antioch. From Antioch, the Spirit kicked off a church multiplication movement that would sketch the history of Europe and the Mediterranean. After the Goths and Vandals After Rome […]

The Goal of Discipleship

The Goal 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. Before I went to Israel, I had no idea what it would look like. I went with a group of people from our church studying the life of Christ. Our hope […]

The Importance of Attention to Details

The Importance of Attention to Details

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download it free here. To close out this book and tie together the seven principles of this book, let me tell you about the importance of paying attention to the details. I was reminded of how […]

Why I Wrote the eBook, Invest in a Few

Why I Wrote the eBook, Invest in a Few

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Invest in a Few: Giving Your Life to What Matters Most. Download it free here. My Spiritual Journey of Investment The content of this book comes from how God used various disciple makers to invest in me. I am amazed at how God has brought great […]

The Beginning of New Questions

The Beginning of New Questions

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. It takes practice to follow Jesus, and it takes practice and a whole lot of divine help and revelation to grow in grace. But once we accept that […]

Discipling Millennials: Engaging the Next Generation with the Gospel

Discipling Millennials: Engaging the Next Generation with the Gospel

Downline’s Track at the 2017 National Forum titled, “Discipling Millennials” is about engaging the next generation of church leadership with the gospel. As the future of the church, we must understand how to effectively disciple millennials—a generation with unique strengths, weaknesses, learning habits, and desires. Drawing from years of ministry experience and relevant Ph.D. and […]