In my previous article I said running a Discovery Bible Study (DBS) is simple. So why do we want an app? I must confess I once thought that myself. Until we were contacted by some people who desperately needed it.
In The Missional Journey by Bog Logan, I had the privilege of contributing my “commentary” as well as compiling Journey Guides at the end of each chapter to help groups of believers take further steps to live out the principles in the book.
If you want to take significant action toward engaging culture, the Journey Guide will help you accomplish this.
“Do people think you are a good listener?” That’s a great question! Whether you are coaching someone, just being a friend, engaged in a missional conversation, or discipling someone, listening is a critical skill to develop. Good coaches practice active listening. Good disciplemakers are good listeners.
Here’s a good video to watch to get an understanding of Church Planting Movements – posted by Act Beyond. (youtu.be/DLl5JKK8_oY) – Thanks +Kirk Anderson for sharing this with me.
Here are a few of the statements that you should really ponder:
It’s great to be in Southern California for a new project! I’m launching a Missional Movement Leaders Network this month with the Missionary Church Western Region. The focus of this network is to partner together toward the advancement of disciplemaking and church planting movements.
Many years ago I was challenged by this quote:
[featured_image]My mentor Bob Logan has written a fabulous series of posts on his blog – Logan Leadership – on the relationship between church planting and making disciples. I would urge you to not only read it, but to take appropriate action!
Here’s a great application of this concept to use with your team as you determine how you will make disciples who make disciples.
Church planters are too often driven by the calendar rather than milestones.
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.