The essence of any local church is seen as being the people of God on mission. God has sent His people to complete His mission by making disciples who make disciples!
The Discovery Bible Study (DBS) is an effective process for multiplying disciples who make disciples. If you are looking for a simple, transferable method that will lead to loving obedience and spiritual reproduction, I highly recommend you consider starting a Discovery Bible Study.
Asking (and answering) the right questions will help you get started in the right direction. There are a lot of helpful questions to ask before planting a church. It’s important to count the cost before launching into such a challenging and rewarding ministry.
Many church planters and pastors struggle with maintaining a healthy work ethic, especially when they are the only “employee” of the church and their board or supervisor provides minimal supervision.
Growing disciples make disciples who make disciples.
To bless someone starts with understanding what needs they have in their life. Some needs can be observed. At other times it’s helpful to simply ask: “What needs do you have?”
I’m not a hymn writer — but this Thanksgiving I decided to write out a hymn of praise! Sharing it on my blog at first seemed risky, but I really didn’t write it for you. I’m just sharing it so that it may hopefully inspire you to write one of your own…
“O Lord God, You have only begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours?” — Deut 3:24
Many times my coaching clients feel stuck and don’t know what to do. I love helping them get “unstuck.”