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Marks of a Disciple Making Culture: A Core Team

Marks of a Disciple Making Culture: A Core Team

Most pastors and churches don’t understand what it takes to build a core team and what characteristics such a team possesses. So what does a core team look like in the wild? Here are FOUR commitments a core team must have to make a disciple making impact.

Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 2 - Purchasing Power is Found in Systems

Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 2 - Purchasing Power is Found in Systems

The second question of consumerism is, “Where do I get the power to purchase satisfaction?” The answer is, “Purchasing power is found through employment and participation in institutions/systems.” We are groomed to live a system life that deeply impacts the way we relate to one another, to our work, and to ourselves. 

Average Church: Actions

Average Church: Actions

American Christians have become so infatuated with theological beliefs that action and application have been neglected. It’s not that theology isn’t important, but when theological convictions don’t lead to actions then both our lives and our witness suffer.

The failure of Christians to visibly act out their faith is a key reason why many are leaving the church.

Marks of a Disciple Making Culture - Relationally Driven

Marks of a Disciple Making Culture - Relationally Driven

Though every church has relationships, very few are relationally driven. Let me explain. Scripture tells us to love one another but most Christians “system one another” by pointing each other to books, Bible studies, and programs specifically designed to meet each need.