inspiring discipleship

By |2012-12-07T14:18:19+00:00December 8th, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, fun, leadership, personal, theology|

Willow Creek UK are hosting a great conference in February exploring discipleship, with some of the best global voices around. Seriously consider attending. But anyhow, in advance as part of the preparations, they're wanting to gather up quoteable quotes about discipleship. So what are yours....? Consider contributing yours directly here. Here are some of my favourites..... To make disciples is not a wind of doctrine, but a wondrous calling. - Miguel If you make disciples, you always get the church. But if you make a church, you rarely get disciples. Effective discipleship builds the church, not the other way around. - [...]

charts rarely move me

By |2012-09-30T21:41:42+00:00October 3rd, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology| tears but this one did! just, what did we do? what heart screams, why did this have to happen!? “If the gospel is about transformation, how is it that two thousand years of proclamation have had so little effect? How is it that the gospel of Jesus Christ, so far from producing radical change, has instead become a cloak for avarice and arrogance, for a willful deafness to the cry of the poor and of the earth itself?” Theodore Jennings Jr These horrific, downward, statistical nose-dives represent hundreds and thousands of precious lives, lost to the cause of Christ [...]

seven web specials

By |2012-06-06T11:11:29+00:00June 11th, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, random, theology|

rather than excessive links, too many or too overwhelming.... here's a few church leadership goodies, I've shortlisted for you..... 1 Challies quite stunning: visual theology - make sure to take a look! 2 Mike Breen's 'how to be a disciple: that makes disciples!' - priority!? 3 Steve Sjogrens' 12 resolutions about church planting .....simply brilliant!  4 Clarity, leadership and the messy busy of organizational formation. Disciplines vital for beauty. 5 Myths, success, and making sure it's not a merit-business! Grace alone, by faith alone.... 6 Input for healthy and growing small group life..... not accidental, always by intent! 7 Thom Rainer's 7 Keys to beating pastoral burnout.... [...]