One of my recent observations is that disciple making skills are leadership skills. While there is nothing particularly new or novel about this observation, there is something significant… Read more “stop making disciples”
This is the 3rd in a series on The Fives – the five principles, skills and tools that can help you advance disciple making movements. Jesus sent 72 disciples into the… Read more “the fives: disciple making skills”
A disciple making movement is the rapid spread of the Gospel and obedience to it among people who have previously not known and loved God. This was the goal of the Apostle Paul and something he saw happen in Thessalonica (2 Thessalonians 3:1).
Disciple making movements are measured in four dimensions: obedience, and the breadth, depth and rate of reproduction.
I recently had the privilege of helping local partners equip 27 people to initiate church planting movements in Eastern Europe. In addition to using different terminology –… Read more “learning from differences”
This is the sixth post in a seven part series on going slow in order to go fast. Deep down inside I want to be needed, to… Read more “stop.think.act | letting go”
This is the third post in a seven part series on going slow in order to go fast. In our hurry to go and make disciples, we run… Read more “stop.think.act | local workers”
Discipleship is a lifelong relationship with Jesus. But how long should we plan to physically spend with the people we are discipling? Here is what Paul did: Paul discipled… Read more “brief encounters”