Disciplemaking

What's the Difference? Shepherding vs. Disciple Making

What's the Difference? Shepherding vs. Disciple Making

Many pastors view their life, ministry, and calling primarily through the lens of a shepherd. So why is it that while Jesus was both the Good Shepherd AND a Master Disciple Maker, most pastors shepherd without making disciples? Let’s dive into the differences…

How Do You Know When You've Made a Disciple?

How Do You Know When You've Made a Disciple?

As we roll up our sleeves in the lives of others, this question matters because when we’ve made a disciple it affirms what's happened in that discipling relationship and propels us outward to go and make more. So, what’s the reliable litmus test a disciple maker can use to identify when a mature disciple has been made?

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.

4 False Beliefs That Consumerism Has Taught Disciple Makers

4 False Beliefs That Consumerism Has Taught Disciple Makers

The shift has been made. We now live in a culture where a person’s desires overshadow his needs. And it’s wreaking havoc on our personal lives, our pursuit of God, and our disciple making. We can’t yet see the whole picture, but here are four false beliefs consumer has taught disciple makers.

Lies We Believe - We Can't Know If We've Made a Disciple

Lies We Believe - We Can't Know If We've Made a Disciple

People measure what matters. Whether it's your salary, the pace of your last run, or your house’s square footage, the link between your treasure and your chest is part of what makes you human. But what about making disciples, is it realistic to say that we can know when we’ve made a disciple?