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 […]

Function as a Team

Function as a Team

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download it free here. Have you ever played a game of tug-o-war? Several years ago while I served on staff at Real Life Ministries we had an incredible event during which an epic tug-o-war took place. […]

Equip and Release Leaders

Equip and Release Leaders

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download it free here. I love March Madness—the time of year when 64 college basketball teams have the opportunity to make a run for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title. The stories, players, and coaches […]

Shepherd Toward Spiritual Maturity

Shepherd Toward Spiritual Maturity

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download it free here. Elk are incredible animals. I have spent the better part of 25 years watching, studying, and hunting them. In my opinion, they are one of God’s most magnificent creations. Every year, through […]

Chase the Strays

Chase the Strays

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download it free here. I love watching documentaries and educational programs about wildlife. When perusing television channels I rarely flip past something produced by National Geographic. One of my favorite specials is about African lions. Here’s […]

Connect the Unconnected

Connect the Unconnected

  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. I recently noticed a sign hanging in a church foyer asking, “Are you connected?” As I stopped and read that sign, I wondered what […]

Reach the Lost

Reach the Lost

  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. My greatest fear growing up was getting lost. It terrified me so much at times that while hunting as a young boy I considered […]

Abide in Christ

Abide in Christ

This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. If the goal of our journey is to make disciples of Jesus, we must first learn how to abide in Christ. That is, before we […]

Intro to New eBook: Staying the Course

Intro to New eBook: Staying the Course

  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. One day, at a very young age, I was riding in the car with my dad on a steep mountain road that overlooked a […]