Category Archives: Discipleship
A holistic view of discipleship means that spiritual direction is not merely delivered; it is displayed.
The command to “follow me as I follow Christ” is not a statement of arrogance, but the natural outworking of the Spirit of God in the life of a church.
One of the best ways to get a feel for the Bible’s narrative is to read through the Bible chronologically. Another way is to read at least one or two Bible overview books a year. Here are 12 books I recommend.
As we make disciples, we shouldn’t forget four key aspects of this task and why they matter.
What we’ve assumed to be true about the people in our congregations isn’t in line with reality. Much of our angst could be resolved by correcting our assumptions.
Here is the video from a discussion panel on Group Ministry in the Local Church. I was joined by Eric Geiger, author of Transformational Groups, Robby Gallaty, author of Growing Up, and Daniel Montgomery, author of Faithmapping.
The World Vision decision was a tremor that warns us of a coming earthquake in which churches and leaders historically identified with evangelicalism will divide along all-too-familiar fault lines.
God tells a prophet to marry a prostitute, give their children horrible names, and then go back and purchase his wife after she is unfaithful. How do you teach this story to kids?
I’m excited to host a free panel discussion at T4G this year. Daniel Montgomery, Robby Gallaty, and Eric Geiger will join me for a conversation about how to develop a wise discipleship plan for the local church.
To be a good missionary, we need to have our own minds formed by the Scriptures, and at the same time, we need to understand how people think—the people we’ve been called to reach. That’s why we need to be familiar with the big questions of life and the big debates in our world.