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PODCAST 115: Digital Discipleship thru Timothy Initiative

By TheChurch.Digital: Discipleship means a lot of things. At it’s core value, though, there are two different ideas: 1) Knowledge-Based and 2) Obedience-Based. Many churches operate in a knowledge-based system of discipleship. In fact, our buildings exist as the center of that knowledge. Come to the building and we can […]

Look Back. Look Forward.

By Stan Rodda: In what is arguably the craziest year many people have experienced in their lifetimes, 2020 is finally coming to a close. We are days away from a new year! That said: Congrats! You made it! Let’s look back on some of 4Gen’s most popular content in 2020 […]

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Success Is a Weekly Agenda

By Ken Adams: My ministry friend, Brian Dodd, says that, “Success is a daily agenda.” I agree with Brian, but I’ve found that my life revolves around a weekly agenda more than a daily agenda. Granted, days make weeks and weeks make months and years, so ultimately the idea is […]

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What Are Micro Churches?

Home > Blog > What Are Micro Churches? October 21, 2020 What Are Micro Churches? By New Churches Team The Idea of Micro Church Ralph Moore is an author, speaker, and serial church planter. In 1966, When he was 19 and a student in a Bible, he decided to read […]

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Disciple Making in Bradenton

By Ken Adams: I recently spent a week of vacation just outside of Bradenton, Florida in Ana Maria Island. Sunshine, ocean, sand, golf, seafood: it was a great week to relax. It was everything you could ask for in a beach vacation. However, I did have one unexpected highlight—I was […]

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Leading a Thriving Small Groups Ministry with Ryan Hartwig

by unSeminary: Welcome to the unSeminary podcast. I’m excited to have Ryan T. Hartwig with us today. Ryan is Professor of Communication at Colorado Christian University and has studied collaborative organizations within the church, such as groups and teams. Ryan is with us to talk about a new book that […]

How to Format Groups for Obedience

We’ve all been there before. You’re about reading to jump into leading a new small group or lead a disciple making discussion. One of your biggest fears/concerns is simply, “How do I fill the time with meaningful content?” This is where the search for small group curriculum usually begins. And […]

6 Components of Authentic Discipleship that Work Online

By: The Church.Digital One of the greatest pushbacks against church online is that an online church cannot provide authentic discipleship because it is not authentic community. Though I will save the authentic community argument for another post, I want to make the case here that you can provide authentic discipleship […]

PODCAST 086: Ali Roohi – My Church is Healthier Because of COVID

by TheChurch.Digital: I’ve talked with hundreds of Pastors in this COVID season. Easily. Not an exaggeration. If I count emails, texts, social media, direct messages, pings… geez, may be over a thousand. Never, never, NEVER have I heard a Pastor tell me this: “Our Church is healthier because of COVID.” […]

Part Two: A Hub and Spoke Model to Create Digital Community for Small Groups and Sunday School

In part one of this article, we looked at four important criteria for creating digital community in your church, and gave some quick recommendations if you want to pursue a decentralized approach where you empower individual group leaders with one or more suggested platforms, provide coaching and training on those […]