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.
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One of the foremost elders of the church, the Apostle Peter, gives us a clear picture of our role as elders. In 1 Peter 5:1-4, he states: Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to […]
Before we start listing secrets in the Bible, let’s consider what a secret is. A secret is knowledge concealed to many, revealed to some. Its allure lies in promising knowledge others aren’t privy to. Sometimes that knowledge turns out to be a lie, and the game turns out to be a clever form of betrayal. […]
Serving in ministry full-time, part-time, or even as a volunteer can be a daunting task. Constantly developing sermon series, teaching materials, leading or participating in staff meetings, board meetings, small group meetings (well, you get the idea). Not to mention dealing with numerous issues within the church. The litany of problems laid at your feet […]
Anytime the preacher says, “Look again at verse 5. The word there means…,” the audience moves their attention to Scripture. They learn that in Bible Study, as in any other endeavor, words matter. Let’s say the preacher says something like, “Remember, there were no chapter divisions when this was written. When Paul said, ‘If you […]
Sex has been an economized commodity since early human history, and in many parts of the world sex work remains thriving business. How should Christians respond to sex workers? One religious response to sex workers has been to see such people as worthless because of the immorality involved (e.g., the Pharisee in Luke 7:36-39). Yet […]
I was first introduced to the Trust & Follow Jesus manual for disciple making through Bobby Harrington. He came and did a practical seminar on how to replicate disciple making groups on Harding University’s campus. The steps for creating a group and the “simple, effective, and reproducible” process immediately caught my attention because this is what […]
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Real-Life Answers to Life's Biggest Questions. 13 Theology Books in One.
As our churches become more diverse and our culture less biblically literate, we increasingly need Real Life Theology.
— Mark Moore, author of Core 52
Real Life TheologY: FUEL FOR EFFECTIVE AND FAITHFUL DISCIPLE MAKING
Real Life Theology invites you to a fresh way of living by bridging two areas of your life: what we know about God and how we live our lives. This collection of thirteen accessible books gives real-life answers to fifty-two of life’s biggest questions, such as: What is the gospel? What is saving faith? What role does baptism play in salvation? What are the essential, important, and personal elements of the faith? How should we view marriage, gender, and race?
Could you use a Year-by-Year Guide to Family Discipleship?
What faith practices are most helpful when kids are in 1st-3rd grade? What about 11-12th grade? When should they learn about prayer and other spiritual disciplines? What’s a good year to talk about dating and boundaries? Joel Singleton’s Family Discipleship Blueprint walks parents through the exciting, challenging, and rewarding path of family discipleship.
Family Discipleship blueprint: a year-by-year guide to family discipleship
In the “Family Discipleship Blueprint,” we want to give you a practical, but flexible blueprint to help faith grow in your family.
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