Leadership Training

Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT!

Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT! Creating a culture of Discipleship in your church means bringing leaders, teams, and members into alignment towards the same goal. And then constantly beating that drum to keep the vision and mission in the forefront. One of the first and easiest way to muddy the water of a culture is by not having a unified definition of terms. Jim Putman, Luke Yetter and Brandon Guindon with the Relational Discipleship Network address the...

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Do You Know The Key To Making Disciples?

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

Do You Know The Key To Making Disciples?

I spoke with a gentleman this week who broke my heart. He recounted his journey of the last couple of years with great passion and even tears. He wanted to be a part of a church that would make disciples so badly that he was willing to even relocate, switch jobs, and start over to be a part of a church that would take relational discipleship seriously. I have to admit, I admire his determination. He told me the story of visiting with his pastor and how they had embarked on this new journey...

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Question and Answer Session – May DiscipleShift 1 Training

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Question and Answer Session – May DiscipleShift 1 Training

  During our May 2016 DiscipleShift 1 Training, our attendee’s had the opportunity to ask our Leadership Panel questions about Jesus’ Disciple Making process, and how it has been implemented through Real Life Ministries and other churches in The Relational Discipleship Network. This month’s panel contained the combined experience of Luke Yetter – Executive Pastor at Real Life Ministries and the Director for the Relational Discipleship Network, Jim Putman –...

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3 Simple Ways to Create a Culture of Relationship

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016

3 Simple Ways to Create a Culture of Relationship

Creating A Culture Of Relationship   People felt safe coming to Jesus. We see this again and again. From children to the woman with the issue of blood, somehow Jesus was able to create the kind of space in a relationship where people could bring the truth of their circumstance forward and deal with it. We call this space a relational environment. Relational Environments are much more than simply small groups. They certainly include small groups, but everywhere you go, you have a “vibe,” a...

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Leading A Disciple Making Church – What Works, And What Doesn’t.

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016

Leading A Disciple Making Church – What Works, And What Doesn’t.

Have you ever wanted to ask a leader what he would do differently if he had a do-over? In this video four top leaders from across the country share what has worked and what hasn’t when it comes to planting and leading a Disciple Making Church.  Watch Leaders Jim Putman, Brandon Guindon, Luke Yetter and Michael Sikes answer attendee’s questions about Relational Discipleship at the March 2016 DiscipleShift 1 Training in Post Falls, Idaho.   To see dates and locations of upcoming...

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