In this article, we will share several key principles for successfully starting a discipleship ministry in your church. We’ve used these principles to help build discipleship movements in hundreds of churches around the world.
Why is it that countless churches excel at preaching and programs, but struggle to make mature and equipped followers of Christ?
One question every pastor needs to answer is this: What are the church leadership roles and responsibilities? In other words, who does what? What roles should be done by the church staff? And what roles should be done by church members?
Jesus calls all of his people to do ministry, not just the professional leaders. What, then, is the role of the pastor? In this article, we will explain the role of the pastor as a “leader-equipper” and explore 3 common views of this role in the church today.
Discipleship groups and small groups are important to church ministry, but there are several key distinctions every leader should be aware of.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, disappointment and frustrations will continue to build unless you adjust to the new reality.
You may think – “Let me get the urgent out of the way, then get on with the really important.” Actually, that doesn’t work – the important things always get left behind. Family, time with God, relationships, etc. – these are things that we lose.
Maybe what’s bothering you is not being able to go out and see a friend – to shake a hand, give a hug, and have lunch. Or maybe it’s the fifth Zoom call of the day that takes just a bit more energy than a face-to-face conversation.
“Assume nothing” is a motto I try to live by in leading a discipleship group. I want to lead in a way that prioritizes listening over assumptions. This is a challenge, because we are all making assumptions constantly.