Spirit-Empowered Discipleship: Self Assessment of Discipleship Outcomes

Spirit-Empowered Discipleship: Self Assessment of Discipleship Outcomes

A couple of weeks ago I was able to spend time with Dave Ferguson. The church planting crowd might think I mean, “Exponential Dave Ferguson,” but I’m actually talking about a different Dave Ferguson.You might call him, “Relationship Dave Ferguson.” That’s because he’s a relationship expert, and he helped create a free discipleship assessment with an emphasis on […]

A Discipleship Process to Help You Make Disciples

A Discipleship Process to Help You Make Disciples

Discipleship.org pulled together top national disciple making leaders to map out a common disciple making process for churches and church leaders to use. The model we developed shows people moving from conversion, where a person starts as a spiritual infant, and then on up through becoming a spiritual parent and a grandparent who makes disciple […]

Why Develop a Disciple Maker Assessment Like This?

Why Develop a Disciple Maker Assessment Like This?

Disciple makers struggle to find common markers and common vernacular to describe the process of disciple making. This was the goal in developing a commonly available assessment tool focused on disciple making. Our online tool is designed to help Christians develop an objective assessment of themselves as disciple makers. By establishing profiles and criteria, we […]

Tim Keller’s Wisdom on Disciple Making

Tim Keller’s Wisdom on Disciple Making

Tim Keller is one of the most respected Christian leaders of our time. He is an author, scholar, and recently retired pastor of the influential Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. When the New York Times wants to hear a voice from a thoughtful Evangelical leader, he is their go-to man. So, when Tim […]

Hard Teachings and Disciple Making

Hard Teachings and Disciple Making

We live in a time of great change in some core moral beliefs in North America. For example, Barna research has documented that over 40 percent of self-described practicing Christians now believe that it is a good idea for people to live together before they are married (cohabitation). One of our 10 disciple making affirmations […]

Become a Level 5 Disciple Maker

Become a Level 5 Disciple Maker

Discipleship.org and Exponential pulled together top national disciple making leaders to map out 5 levels of disciple making. Our model shows people moving from conversion where a person starts as a spiritual infant (level 1) on up through levels 2 and 3 to reach level 4, a personal disciple maker. And then, at level 5, a leader […]

Unique to Your Gifts, Passions and Walk with Christ

Unique to Your Gifts, Passions and Walk with Christ

Your ability to make disciples is not dependent on personality, position, knowledge, education, age ethnicity, background, season of life, or your score on this disciple maker assessment. Your disciple making ability is not dependent on your gifts, passions and walk with Christ. There are surely some particularities about you that influence how you make disciples, […]