Renewing the Teachings of Jesus to Fuel Disciple Making
We are disciples of Jesus from various ethnicities, generations, nations, and communities and we champion all of Jesus’ teachings for disciple making and disciple making movements.
We’ve heard it often. “Personally, I am good with RENEW.org’s views on gender. But why put it in your faith statement? It’s a secondary issue, after all.” Great question. I can resonate with that question. Let’s say I learn about a Christian organization that’s doing some fruitful work, and I want to look into how […]
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” That statement, attributed to the most influential management guru of our time, Peter Drucker, describes a reality that church leaders must face in the pursuit of creating disciple making churches. A disciple making church culture is what your church actually does in disciple making; strategy is your plans on paper. […]
This is Part 8 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 and Part […]
Editor’s Note: For 28 years, Mike Stone made multiple annual excursions to the People’s Republic of China, where he was blessed to teach the Bible and make disciples throughout the country. In this conversation, Mike describes what he has seen God do in China and what he has learned along the way. Q. Can you […]
In a time when Israel was doing what was right in their own eyes and evil in God’s eyes (Judges 4:1, 17:6, 21:25), God chose certain people to bring the Israelites back to Him. Many times, God went with an obvious choice for a leader, but at other times He chose unexpected people to lead […]
I grew up in a very hospitable home. There were always people at my house. When company would come over, all the furniture was moved out into a massive circle in the living room and there, my father would entertain dozens with his stories. I remember sneaking into the living room, leaving my friends and […]
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Ready for Revival? It's Time to Relearn Prayer and Fasting.
The power of the Holy Spirit has inflamed disciple-making movements all throughout history as faithful disciple makers have prayed and fasted. To help us powerfully impact our churches, cultures, and countries for Christ, Dave and Mike have prepared this helpful manual.
— Tony Twist, President and CEO, TCM International Institute
Prayer & Fasting: Moving with the spirit to renew our minds, bodies, and churches
This book is for Christians who are waking up from the uneasy peace churches have made with the way things are. The modern church’s contentedness in maintaining membership rolls doesn’t compare with the early church’s zeal for spreading the gospel far and wide. For Christians ready for revival, it’s time to reintroduce serious prayer and fasting—not as sporadic irregularities but as serious habits.
“Many churches are either not talking about what the Bible teaches about divorce or they give confusing answers.”
If you personally trust and follow Jesus, it’s important to know what the Bible says about how we live our lives. This includes knowing what the Bible says about marriage and divorce. God gave humanity Scripture as our sure guide to knowing how to truly trust and follow Jesus (2 Tim. 3:16-4:5). If we carefully attach ourselves to the teachings of Scripture, they will help us to see more clearly.
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What does the Bible say about divorce? 10 truths about marriage and divorce
In this free eBook,” we summarize biblical teachings on marriage and divorce in 10 clear truths.
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