The Supernatural Fruit of Abiding in Christ
By Doug Holliday: John 14 concludes with Jesus and the disciples leaving the Upper Room, so Jesus’ teaching and prayer in John 15-17 happens somewhere between the Upper Room and the Kidron Valley opposite the Mount of Olives. On the walk down toward the valley, before crossing over and entering […]
Change Begins with Absolute Surrender to King Jesus and His Mission!
by Stan Rodda: Many followers of Jesus have heard at some point in their life about something called the Great Commission. This command of Jesus is among the final sentences He would share with His disciples on this earth. If I asked you, “What is the Great Commission,” I imagine […]
Think Marathon, Not Sprint!
By: Stan Rodda It’s amazing the places you can learn truths about disciple making when you are aware enough to pay attention. I was reminded of a disciple making truth recently when I was watching my 15 year old son workout. He has been wanting to get bigger, faster, stronger. […]
Living a Holy Life
by Discipleship.org: Obeying Jesus means living a holy life. The term holiness has fallen on hard times these days. Just try avoiding something that might be morally questionable and wait for it. People will say you have a “holier than thou” attitude or will call you a “holy roller.” The word […]
Disciples Who Make Disciples
by Tom Planck: The narrative that is unfolding in the Church today is not a good read. There are 355,000 plus churches in the United States and better than 80% of them are either in plateau or decline1. These churches are not only declining numerically, but they are also seeing […]
How to Feed Those Who Are Just Not Getting Fed Anymore
The following is a guest post by Barry Smith of YouChoose.Community, a friend, veteran church planter, assessor, coach, author and nonprofit founder. We’ve all heard it, and it can be paralyzing: “I’m just not getting fed anymore!” It’s a dagger to the heart. It’s the comment that breaks the pastor’s […]
3 Keys to Making Disciple Makers
The following is an excerpt from the download, “Three Keys to Making Disciple Makers”, written by Dave Buehring, Founder & President of Lionshare. Download the rest of these keys through their website here and look for “3 Keys to Making Disciple-Makers!” Key #1: Obedience is the Engine of Transformation […]