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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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The Invitation Is In The Definition

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017

The Invitation Is In The Definition

The Invitation is in the Definition   When an influential church community experiences division among its leadership as to the direction and philosophy among their small groups, they frequently turn to Real Life Ministries for guidance. The senior and executive pastors at Real Life Ministries routinely attend seminars to assist churches with concerns like these. On one such occasion, our Real Life Ministries pastors began by asking the leadership of this particular church a couple of...

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Leading Intentionally Without Regrets – with Jim Putman and Patrick Annotti

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017

Leading Intentionally Without Regrets – with Jim Putman and Patrick Annotti

Leading Intentionally Without Regrets How often have you told yourself (even subconsciously) that you weren’t designed to lead? What is your understanding of leading? Jim Putman, Senior Pastor and Patrick Annotti, Church Plant Director, both from Real Life Ministries in Post Falls, Idaho, team teach in this sermon about Intentional Leadership. They discuss the following points: Do you know who you are as a believer? Do you know where you are going and where you want to take others? Do you know...

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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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Jim Putman and Richie Shaw Address The Question: Should A Pastor Ever Be Transparent?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017

Jim Putman and Richie Shaw Address The Question: Should A Pastor Ever Be Transparent?

Should A Pastor Ever Be Transparent? This has been an often asked question among lead pastors, and one that was addressed at the Q&A Session during our January 2017 DiscipleShift 1 Training.  Jim Putman, Senior Pastor at Real Life Ministries – and Richie Shaw, Lead Pastor at Real Life Spokane, both share their perspective on how they view transparency in this 8 minute video clip. If you would like to learn more about this and other topics in the areas of leadership and disciple...

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