Leadership

How To Get Buy-In From Your Senior Members When Changing The Culture Of Your Church

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016

How To Get Buy-In From Your Senior Members When Changing The Culture Of Your Church

In this 4 minute clip from the Oct 2016 DiscipleShift 1 Question & Answer Session – Pastors Ed Litton and Matt Roberson address the question: “How do I get my senior church members on board with creating a culture that will draw in and engage young families?” How do I get senior church members on board with creating a culture that will draw in and engage young families?Powered By the Tweet This PluginTweet This You will find a link to the complete video of this Q&A...

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Are You Looking For A New Staff Member For Your Church? This Is Where You Should Start.

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

Are You Looking For A New Staff Member For Your Church? This Is Where You Should  Start.

One of the questions the leaders at Real Life Ministries get asked often is “Where do you find your staff?”. The answer is that most of them are raised up from volunteers within our congregation. This is generally not the reply they expect! People assume that with a 90 person staff serving a congregation with  5-6 thousand people in weekend attendance, we must have a nationwide recruiting plan to find the skills and abilities we are looking for. But that couldn’t be farther...

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Looking For A New Discipleship Method? Maybe We Should Return To Something Old – The Way Jesus Made Disciples

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

Looking For A New Discipleship Method? Maybe We Should Return To Something Old – The Way Jesus Made Disciples

  Let’s Get Back To Making Disciples The Way Jesus Did   If we study Jesus’ method for making disciples and then study how the early church repeated this pattern, we discern a blueprint that we can follow as well. Many of the churches in the Relational Discipleship Network use this simple blueprint, based on these four words. Share: Jesus shared who he was through words and deeds – During their time of sharing life together, he taught them the truth about himself....

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5 Key Ideas That Will Help You Do Your Part To Successfully Achieve The Dreams God Has Placed In You

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016

5 Key Ideas That Will Help You Do Your Part To Successfully Achieve The Dreams God Has Placed In You

5 Keys To Successfully Managing Your God-Given Dreams The following excerpt was taken from a blog post written by Aaron Couch, the lead coach of Real Life Ministries in Moscow, Idaho – which is one of the RDN’s Mentor Coaching Churches. You can read the full post here –  Aaron’s blog. I often hear from leaders that if someone else did “X” (whatever “X” is), then I would be able to do my stuff. I want to scream at people who make this statement. Not out of anger, but...

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Top Discipleship Questions Leaders Ask –

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016

Top Discipleship Questions Leaders Ask –

Every month at  DiscipleShift 1 Training we have a question and answer session with a panel of leaders of Disciple Making Churches. This session is filled with  many common questions regarding discipleship, small groups and staff and leader alignment, just to name a few. In the following video – Jim Putman, Senior Pastor at Real Life Ministries, Luke Yetter, Executive Pastor at Real Life Ministries and Executive Director of the RDN, and Aaron Couch, Lead Coach at Real Life Ministries...

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