One Size Does Not Fit All
April 3, 2020
"One size fits all" is a description of some clothing items or products that would fit in all situations. Doesn't matter if someone is tall or short, slim or wide, you give them one product and it will fit their situation. This may sometimes work with clothes, but it doesn't...
"I Am An Ambassador"
March 27, 2020
Charles Spurgeon once said that "every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter." In other words, if we are in relationship with Jesus, we are to be those who are intentionally engaging the lost where God has placed us in life. To make disciples, we must consider ourselves sent...
March 20, 2020
My daughter is getting to the age where she likes to learn how to help her mom around the kitchen. Among the many lessons she is learning with mom is how to bake. Since my expertise is in eating baked goods rather than baking them, I simply observe these lessons...
When Disciple Making Hurts
March 13, 2020
This past weekend at our Disciple Makers breakfast, we had a wonderful time together breaking down God's word. We looked at Matthew 7 when the Lord declares that many on their day of judgment will be turned away because our Father never knew them despite their resume' of doing so...
Flow of a D-Group Meeting
March 6, 2020
When journeying together with your discipleship groups there is a rhythm of both formal and informal meetings. Formal meetings are the weekly commitments of an hour to an hour 30 mins of intentional study and accountability. Informal meetings are just the times that you do life with the people in...
Taking the Cross
February 28, 2020
I love working out. It's something that became a regular part of my life through athletics at a young age. It's a stress reliever for me, and I enjoy pushing myself to make changes to my body. If you were to say to me that in order to get in...
What is a Disciple?
February 21, 2020
Most of us know that Jesus has commanded us to make disciples of all nations. I would even argue that the sole purpose of the church, the very reason God has left us here is to make disciples. But what is a disciple? A good football coach will tell you...
Teaching People to Be Bible First
February 14, 2020
As a church we are walking through a preaching series on the book of Hebrews. It has been fun to take a deep dive into a book with such an emphasis on the supremacy of Jesus Christ. However, Hebrews at times can be very technical and dense. It contains many...
"Real Talk" About Disciple Making
January 31, 2020
Last week I attended a conference that included many veteran pastors and leaders. These leaders were speaking from God's Word on various aspects of ministry. During a conversation after one of the sessions, someone said to me, "What is something you wish you could learn from these gifted, tenured, pastors?"...