Browsing: Discipleship

Big Ideas & Innovation unstuck-church-podcast-discipleship
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Teaching is just one way to help people take their next steps toward Christ. But churches have a tendency to get stuck in a cycle of teach-promote-teach-promote: Each next step we invite people to take is another teaching environment. The truth is, keeping people busy learning doesn’t help them become more like Christ. In this episode, Amy and I discuss why so many churches get stuck in this all-important area.

Discipleship effective-discipleship-process-path
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If we’re going to build a framework that helps move people toward maturity and Christ-likeness, we’ve got to think clearly about identifying steps where progress can be measured. Can you imagine what would happen in the church if it were to be intentional about moving people through a purposeful pathway? First off, we would need to have one. And secondly, it would need to work. But if those things were true, we could turn the world upside down in a single generation. These 5 questions will help you consider how to improve your discipleship process.

Discipleship signs-spiritual-growth-discipleship
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In the church world we have a measurement problem. Not necessarily with finances or attendance, but with the one thing we’re tasked with doing: making disciples.This raises a fairly important question: What does spiritual progress look like, and how can we help people recognize movement in their own journey? Here are six indicators that someone is growing spiritually…