Biblical Foundation

Is the environment in your church changing lives? Try this!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016

Is the environment in your church changing lives? Try this!

Is the environment in your church changing lives? Jim Putman says doing this one thing might help! Being disciples of Jesus and making disciples of Jesus – discipleship – has been a forefront topic for the past couple of years in churches and leadership conferences across the country. It is an accepted and acknowledged commission of the church given to us by Jesus himself in Acts 28:19. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father...

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How Do We Know If We Are Making Disciples Of Jesus?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015

How Do We Know If We Are Making Disciples Of Jesus?

(The following is an excerpt from a presentation on The Biblical Foundation For Relationship, given by Richie Shaw at the Oct. 2015 DiscipleShift 1 training held in Post Falls, Idaho)   How can we know that someone is a disciple of Jesus? Church leaders through the years have utilized different methods to determine if someone is Jesus’ disciple. We might look at how long someone has been attending church, we might consider their knowledge of scripture, we might even look at the time...

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5 Key Components of a Disciple Making Church

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015

5 Key Components of a Disciple Making Church

Is the church of today winning? In order to determine if the Church is winning, we must define what a winning church looks like. It is not enough to say that Jesus’ church wins, we need to determine what makes a church His church. After all – Jesus didn’t say “my church wins” or “your church wins”. He said that His Church wins. Jesus gave us a mission to make disciples. After all – Jesus didn’t say “my church wins” or...

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