Silver Sneakers Ministry
July 3, 2020
A few months back I was looking for a way to get a guy from my discipleship group into an evangelistic conversation. I took him to the mall to see if there might be someone hanging out in the food court that we could engage for his training. When we...
The Lost Art of Meditation
June 26, 2020
We live in a fast paced world. Everything is on the go, we must get things done and move on to the next item on the agenda. If we aren't careful, this frantic pace can bleed into our walk with Christ and begin to drain the power of abiding in...
Jesus As The Answer
June 12, 2020
Fear. Anger. Sadness. Confusion. Discouragement. These are just some of the emotions that have flowed in and out of my heart over the last few weeks. After watching videos of two more senseless deaths of unarmed black men. Seeing riots, looting, and violence against police in our city. Reading an...
The Heart of a Disciple Maker
June 5, 2020
Our motives in everything we do truly matter to God. That includes leading D-Groups and investing in people. In 1 Thessalonians 2, Paul describes how he invested his life and the gospel with the people there. In verse 8 he begins by saying, "So, being affectionately desirous of you...", and...
Disciple Makers Forum Q&A #4
May 29, 2020
This week Ruth McCoy will answer one of the questions submitted to the Disciple Makers Forum. The question is "What is a good time to start asking a person you are discipling questions about where they are spiritually and what is a good way to do that?" Ruth helps us...
Giving a Vision for Mission
May 22, 2020
Evangelism is something we know followers of Jesus should be about. We preach sermons about it, we read books about it, and most of us know one or more methods for doing it. But how many of us feel accountable to do it? Maybe a better way to phrase that...
Disciple Makers Forum Q&A #3
May 15, 2020
Another question submitted to the Disciple Makers forum had to deal with faithful evangelism, and it was this: "What is the best way to answer someone if I am trying to share the gospel and they ask a question that I am not sure about the correct answer?" This has...
Disciple Makers Forum Q&A #2
May 8, 2020
Pastor Scott provides some helpful resources and answers to questions as a follow-up to the recent Disciple Makers Forum.
Another question submitted to the Disciple Makers Forum was, “How do you lovingly address sin in someone’s life without seeming judgmental?” This is a great question and requires a bit of intentionality...
Disciple Makers Forum Q&A #1
May 1, 2020
One question submitted to the Disciple Makers Forum was, “Would you recommend some good resources to help draw from the Bible a solid foundation of Doctrine without getting too lost in the weeds?” We want to be sure and root our people in sound theology, but not for the sake...