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Newsletter — March 2019

Disciples Making Disciples Starting A Movement When Jesus called Peter, Andrew, James and John he called them to a new mission in life. He called them to a transformed vocation. He called them from being fishermen to being fishers of men.   Now it’s on us to continue this movement […]

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What is a “Level 5” Disciple Making Church?

by Bobby Harrington: I am working with my team at Discipleship·org and the team at Exponential (church planting Network) on a new framework for disciple-making churches to measure what it means for a church to effectively make increasing numbers of disciples. What happens when a church gets sold out to […]

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MEETING WITH THE MAYOR

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: In the last Blog post we talked about COGs and catering your church plant to the community. But how do you find out what the community needs? I have a few suggestions. MEETING WITH THE MAYOR The easy way is to […]

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You’re Hurting the Female Leaders in Your Church (and You Don’t Know It)

by Leadership Network: “You have the opportunity to give women the clarity they need to lead fully and confidently, for the benefit of your entire church.” – Kadi Cole What would your church look like in the future if it were to maximize the dormant gifts of the women God […]

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MISSIONAL COGS

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: COGS stands for Communities of grace. These are the best places to use your gifts. The gifts were given to the church, but like an old tie or wool knit sweater from grandma, they stay in the bottom of the drawer. […]

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The Positive Side of Leading Under Pressure

The Positive Side of Leading Under Pressure .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: As I write this, we’re three days from our church’s big Grand Opening at our new location. Our church is seven years old. We’ve met in an office, a hotel, a college campus, two movie theaters, and for the last […]

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CNLP 246: John Ortberg On What’s Wrong With How We Define Salvation and What It Really Means to Follow Jesus

By Carey Nieuwhof: It’s not often you get a deep dive into theology on this podcast, but today, we go there with John Ortberg. John talks about what’s wrong with how we define salvation in liberal and conservative circles, how a better understanding can change lives (including yours) and why […]

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What Led to a Prayer and Fasting for Revival Movement in Nashville

By Dave Clayton In February 2016, Sydney and I began a friendship with a couple named Muriithi and Carol Wanjau and their three amazing children. I could fill an entire book with stories about this incredible family, but for the sake of time and space, I’ll share just one. The […]

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CNLP 248: Joel and Nina Schmidgall on Why Marriage is Hard and Why Praying Circles Around Your Marriage Can Change More Than You Think

by Carey Nieuwhof: Anyone who has been married for a while knows it can be difficult, but marriage is often harder than most couples signed up for. Joel and Nina Schmidgall talk about the struggles they themselves and the couples they work with face, and how prayer can help more […]

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OUTREACH SHOULD BE GIFT-DRIVEN

Post navigation Share Tweet Print Email by Peyton Jones: I don’t believe in sitting down and strategizing…the world’s needs are greater than my resources. I can’t do everything, but I can do something, and I will not let the everything I cannot do, keep me from doing the something that […]