As I woke up this morning, I had the distinct impression that God was interested in one question:
Even before I woke up I sensed this question rolling around in my mind: Who?

There’s something wrong in our churches today with our commitment to discipleship.
Churches are too focused on helping people to live the “Christian life” as if all Jesus expects of His followers is to be good Christians.

Mark 5:19-20

Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” So the man went away and began to tell in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him. And all the people were amazed. (NIV)
I love this story.

Where are the proven multipliers?
Do you know any? I’m wondering where they are?
Specifically, I’m looking for men and and women who have strategically multiplied disciples and leaders who make disciples who make disciples.

My good friend and colleague Kirk Anderson has a great blog focused on urban Disciple Making Movements. You can learn more about Kirk here. He is committed to inspiring disciple makers to think and act strategically to reach their cities.

Best Thoughts on Disciplemaking |

Jesus started a disciplemaking movement. He made disciples who made disciples who made disciples. Will you join the movement?
Over the past several years, my passion for disciplemaking and disciplemaking movements continues to grow.

Start Multiplying Disciples |

Jesus sent His disciples to make disciples to make disciples to make disciples!
However, many followers of Jesus have never actually made a disciple and don’t know how to make disciples.

I think Jesus was more interested in making cookies than creating cookie jars. It seems like many churches in America today, and in other parts of the world, seem to be obsessed with cookie jars. Even though Jesus didn’t have much to say about cookie jars, most pastors want one that’s full of cookies.

A few years ago when I attended the Lifeworkx training developed by Steve Aldrich, I learned a lot about myself and who God had made me to be. It was a wonderful five-week learning experience and I’m so grateful for Steve’s commitment to creative learning techniques and interactive training. I’m also very grateful for Dave and Debbie who mentored my wife and I through the entire process.

4 Keys to Multiplying Everything |

To cultivate a disciplemaking movement, you need to be intentional about multiplication. Think: Multiply Everything! Multiply disciples. Multiply disciplemakers. Multiply disciplemaking groups. Multiply disciplemaking initiatives.