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Joining God In The Journey

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017

Joining God In The Journey

“Without the presence of God in the conversation, no discipleship process will work.” John 5:19 English Standard Version (ESV) So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise. This is not a new idea. But it may need a new application. Making disciples is a life long pursuit for me and for many of us who work in vocational ministry. I often...

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What Does A Winning Church Look Like?

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

What Does A Winning Church Look Like?

What Does A Winning Church Look Like? More than twenty years ago, a small group of Christians came together in their homes with one lofty goal in mind. They wanted to bring a disciple-making church to a little slice of northern Idaho. At the time, they could never have imagined how the Lord would work through them to grow Real Life Ministries to a congregation of 8,500 plus. Through the Word of God, the church founders understood that leadership and discipleship are developed from within the...

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How To Build A Church Culture Of Discipleship – Top Leaders Share Their Experience

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017

How To Build A Church Culture Of Discipleship – Top Leaders Share Their Experience

Share Tweet In the video below, leaders from disciple making churches take the stage at DiscipleShift 1 training in Post Falls, Idaho to answer questions about disciple making and church leadership. These leaders are drawing from their experience as church planters and leaders in churches that have successfully made the shift to a church model of Relational Discipleship – using Jesus’ method of discipleship. Some of the questions they address are: At what point should our...

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Transformed Lives Can Transform Churches – Just Ask These Leaders!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017

Transformed Lives Can Transform Churches – Just Ask These Leaders!

Wouldn’t you love a chance to sit down with a leader of a dynamic, growing, disciple making church and ask them some questions about how they got there? Every month our DiscipleShift 1 attendee’s get to do just that! In the video below,  a panel of leaders from disciple making churches across the country take to the stage at DiscipleShift 1 training in Little Rock, Arkansas to answer questions about disciple making and church leadership. Some of the questions addressed are: How do...

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Two Things A Disciple Of Jesus Cannot Be Without

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016

Two Things A Disciple Of Jesus Cannot Be Without

With the incredible advances in technology over the last few years,  we now have a myriad of ways for people to stay connected. Phone call, text message, email, facebook message – it seems that we know more about the details of each others lives than we ever have before. We share what we had for lunch and what we are reading, we share our opinions and thoughts about movies, candidates and elections. Surprisingly, although we are technically more ‘connected’ with each other...

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