Discipleship Diagram | missionalchallenge.com

Disciplemaking is Christ’s strategy to glorify Himself among all peoples by proclaiming the truth of the gospel, baptizing all who believe, and guiding their growth to obedience and spiritual reproduction.

I’m fascinated by church planting movements. Today I had the opportunity to share over lunch about some of their characteristics that have been observed in countries around the world. One of the important factors in movements is…

One of the biggest encouragers in my life is Mike Gaston. I’ve known Mike for many years (he was actually my sister’s youth pastor in Junior High). He currently serves as the Outreach Pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, California. Previously, he served with his wife and kids as missionaries in Cameroon and France.

Over the past five years, my growing passion has been to be part of accelerating church planting movements in the United States.

Pastor Jerry Mitchell has been faithfully preaching God’s Word at Crossroads Bible Church for the past 30 years. As he preaches each week, he calls the congregation to hear what the Lord is saying to them through the Scriptures.

For the past several years, our family has sat down together to evaluate our past year and to look ahead to the new year (typically at the end of December)

As it has been said, “If we always do what we’ve always done, we’ll always get what we’ve always gotten.” Building movements that transform America requires a different kind of activity than before.

I love training coaches. This week I’m training coaches in Bellevue, WA (near Seattle) with Creative Results Management. When I attended the CORE Coaching Skills Certificate Program (CCSCP), I was impressed by the high interactivity of this 60-hour program.

Unfortunately, seminary didn’t prepare me for the task of developing and leading leaders.

I was asked to serve on the Search Committee at our church as we pursue hiring a new college ministry director. As we received resumes, we began to evaluate how each candidate matched the competencies we believed were required to serve well in this role.