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Observations on Three Mega-Firings

Observations on Three Mega-Firings For me, this past year has been the best of times and the worst of times. The best? I’m a Great Commission-meets-Great Commandment guy who is radically blessed by a…Continue

Started Feb 22

The Disciple Maker’s Podcast

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Started Feb 12

Why We Need to #ReimagineEVERYTHING

“Those who feel overwhelmed by change… look for simple solutions to very complex issues – which is to retreat to a good old world, which, in reality, don’t exist anymore.“  Klaus Schwab Continue

Started Feb 6

Cultural Awareness: A Critical Leadership Survival Tool

Cultural Awareness: A critical leadership survival toolIn Matthew 28:18–20, Jesus gave us the specific command to “go and make disciples of all nations.” Today we need not go far to experience the…Continue

Started Feb 1


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Feb 12
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#ReimagineCHURCH ~ Neighborhoods Make Us Sick? {Excerpt}

This excerpt is from How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick: Restoring Health and Wellness to Our Communities by Atlanta-based authors, Breanna Lathrop and Veronica Squires.They write:“Being poor literally shortens your life span. When considering race, gender, employment, neighborhood socioeconomic status, and household income, household income is the strongest predictor of mortality.” Here is a short excerpt that explores the question, what will make my neighbors healthy? Poverty is a strong…See More
Jan 24
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Jan 2
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"FREE Webinar: Install a Disciple-Making Operational System • transition from a weekend-only culture to a disciple-making culture."
Dec 31, 2018
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Install a Disciple-Making Operational System

 Installing a Disciple-Making Operational SystemToday we are having more conversations and producing more and better resources when it comes to disciple-making, but we are mostly getting the same results. Why? Because we don’t have a disciple-making problem, we have disciple making culture problem. The current operational system we are running in our churches…See More
Dec 31, 2018
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A Discipleship Calendar

FOR YOU PERSONALLY—HOW TO USE THE 50 DAY DISCIPLESHIP CALENDAR—“SEEING CLEARLY… GOD’S WAY!” This Discipleship Calendar focuses on 1 Peter, handling pressures and the displeasures of others by seeing the way God sees. It can be a personal adventure with God guiding and “discipling” me or it can be used with several—in a family, a small group, etc. Bottom Line: Spending time with the Lord and His Word is invested time, never wasted time.HERE’S HOW DAILY…This 50-Day Discipleship Adventure is…See More
Dec 16, 2018
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Hope Builders Ministries

Rapidly winning communities through disciples who make disciples.See More
Dec 13, 2018
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Disciple Makers Coaching Group

Thanks for visiting! Over the last 25+ years as a pastor, I have tried a lot of small group strategies. Some were absolute failures. Others were huge successes. After coaching hundreds of churches across the country, I’d like to help you Take the Guesswork Out of Groups.Who my blog can helpI launched this blog in 2007, first to train my own small group leaders, and then to help pastors and small group directors around the world. Churches of all sizes in a wide variety of denominations are…See More
Dec 11, 2018
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The Future is Disciple Making

The Future is Disciple Makingby  | Dec 11, 2018 |Small groups are no longer making disciples at the rate they once were. For many churches, the purpose of groups is to assimilate new people and keep them connected so they won’t leave. Everyone needs to go where everybody knows their name, and they’re always glad you came… But, if the purpose of small groups ends with assimilation,…See More
Dec 11, 2018
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Discipling a Church to Love Neighbors

Four pastors have a conversation about the power of kindness. #LoveBeyond... @MakeLoveYourAim
Dec 7, 2018
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7 Disciple-Making Rhythms of a "With-Jesus" Life

Many discipling-making efforts today are focused on information transfer and they are often delivered through church programs. We are grateful for the way these efforts help people, but they often carry with them certain limitations.When we look at the life of Jesus, we see that his disciple-making rhythms were much more extensive and they involved all of life. Our goal as disciples is to emulate his approach, which means eating together, serving together, practicing Sabbath together, and…See More
Dec 6, 2018
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7 Strategic Shifts

You may not know this, but Discipleship.org’s roots are associated with our partner and sister ministry Exponential.Most people know Exponential as the world’s largest gathering of church multiplication leaders and church planters. The truth is, Exponential is not a conference but a community of activists who are sold out to see the percentage of U.S. churches that ever reproduce increase from less than 4% to greater than 10%.Just as Discipleship.org fans the flames of disciple making…See More
Nov 28, 2018
Network Creator / Coordinator's 2 discussions were featured
Nov 18, 2018
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"NEW ~ Kindness • Manure • Faith-Life Connection • Dating Check-List • a 25 Yesrs in the Making Miracle • #ReimagineDISCIPLESHIP"
Nov 18, 2018
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Kindness Outreach ~ Resources Making Disciples Who Invite Others to Explore God

"Your kindness can change the world!"KindnessResources.com is the best place to find outreach resources that help you show God's love in practical ways to the people in your community.Our products will help you and your church to practice servant evangelism in your neighborhoods and city. We have been pioneering servant evangelism for over 30 years, and these resources are a result of our experience.Kindness Outreach inspires and instructs Christ-followers how to use kind actions to invite…See More
Nov 17, 2018
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"10 part series on what matters to God in our disciple-making by Skip Garmo"
Nov 8, 2018

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How do you participate in discipleship?
Interested in growing personally (no specific role)
To help you connect with others who have similar interests, what are the primary areas in which you’re interested in growing personally?
Loving others, Living out God's individual design for me
For those you disciple, what areas would you most like to see them grow?
What book or resource (other than the Bible!) has impacted your Christian life the most?
Master Plan of Evangelism
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Observations on Three Mega-Firings

Observations on Three Mega-Firings


For me, this past year has been the best of times and the worst of times.


The best? I’m a Great Commission-meets-Great Commandment guy who is radically blessed by a collaboration of nearly one thousand…


Posted on February 22, 2019 at 11:08am

#ReimagineEVANGELISM: 1) New Equation 2) Four Letter Words 3) "As you go..."

A New Equation for Collaboration in Mission

The Great Commission plus the Great Commandment added to a Great Commitment, multiplied by Great Collaborations results in…

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 11:11am

Kick-start Your Fall Ministry @PhilNPPN

Some people have never been in a church but indicate they might go if they received a personal invitation.


@ExploreGodChi -cago!  @BackToChurch  @Outreach @40daysoflove @MakeLoveYourAim…


Posted on August 25, 2018 at 2:30pm

Nine Best Practices (sadly missing from most congregations)

Nine Practices That Heal Our Broken Humanity

This book shows what it means to be the church, the new humanity in Jesus Christ, as Paul writes about in Ephesians 2:15. This is the biblical basis for our understanding of what it means…


Posted on August 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

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