Blog Entries on Discipleship

Jun 5, 2017

When Discipleship Stalls by Adam Kareus

When we continue to uphold the gospel and what Christ has done, then they will see the purpose of discipleship.

Nov 20, 2019

We Need You: Why Mentorship is Need in the Church by Nickolas Hartman

Whether you are a pastor, a leader or just a growing follower of Christ, it is up to you to ensure that the young people in the church have the opportunity to be mentored. 

Apr 18, 2019

The Slow and Steady Pace of Discipleship by Michael Kelley

We don’t need something new. We need something old. We need to do the same things that saints of old have been doing in order to deepen our understanding and apprehension of the greatness of God.

Apr 30, 2019

Theology for the Teen Years by Jaquelle Crowe

God is at work among my generation. And the harvest is plentiful. So, pastors, keep laboring. Parents, keep laboring. Youth workers, keep laboring. Don’t give up on us.​

Apr 17, 2017

The Mission Field Under My Roof by Ashley Smith

The home is where stories are taught, faith is worked out, neighbors are heard, plates are filled, and where sojourners can find rest. 

Sep 2, 2019

The Fear-Driven Life

Lessons from Genesis 12 on God's Most Frequent Command

The more bored you are with the things of God, the more vulnerable you will be when difficulty comes.  

May 21, 2018

The Eight ‘D’s’ of Personal Discipleship by Jonathan Hayashi

We should compare our calendars to God’s commands and see where our lives are out of alignment, then make adjustments where necessary.

Mar 13, 2019

The Dangers of Disconnected Discipleship by Brian Zunigha

Don’t view discipleship as a separate activity from your church engagement and involvement.

Aug 24, 2018

Pursue Growth Together: Our Call to Disciple Others by Darryl Dash

If we invest in others, even imperfectly, God will often multiply that investment more than we could imagine.

Feb 26, 2019

Pitting the Mission Against Itself by Brandon McClure

Pastor, if you served the rest of your ministry and never saw another convert, would you be content with watching the spiritual growth of your congregation?​

Feb 21, 2019

Open-Door Discipleship by Kyle Rapinchuk

I don’t think we can accomplish the goal of discipleship in the 21st century without demonstrating that we are willing to invite others into our mess, to hopefully show them that our mess is a Christ-centered and redemptive mess.

Aug 29, 2018

Making Wise Investments in Our Spiritual Life by Cassie Watson

While we can’t drum up genuine zeal by our own power, God has given us his word to know him and prayer to commune with him.

May 8, 2017

Make Room for Different Kinds of Discipleship by Stacy Reaoch

In our efforts to encourage discipleship in the local church, be open to different ways God might choose to influence you.

Jan 5, 2018

Knowing and Engaging the Mission of the Church by Casey Lewis

Making disciples involves much more. It involves us teaching others what it means and how to follow Jesus.

Oct 13, 2017

Jesus Was A Disciple Maker, What About You? by Joel Littlefield

Placing your faith in Jesus, who saves, is to place your life in the hands of the One wants to use you as a witness for His glory.

Mar 2, 2018

From Pornography To Discipleship by Justin Huffman

While God’s Word does condemn all sexual sin, it also offers healing and forgiveness from all sexual sin. 

Mar 7, 2019

Discipleship Simplified by Jeff Brown

If Christ is to be followed, He must be well-known, to the point that the disciple can discern His voice, predict His next move, and go His direction at all times.

May 29, 2017

Discipleship for the Rest of Us by Jared C. Wilson

What do you think of when you hear the word "discipleship?"

Oct 24, 2019

Biblical Theology in Discipleship by Nancy Guthrie

Here’s why I believe biblical theology should be woven into the fabric of discipleship in the local church.

May 24, 2019

Becoming a Grateful Discipler by Travis Montgomery

A godly motivation to disciple others is your gratitude for God’s work for, in, and through them.

Apr 2, 2019

9 Factors to Consider When Choosing Someone to Disciple by Mark Dever

You only have so much time in the week. You can’t disciple the whole church, so how do you decide in whom to invest?​

Jul 17, 2017

5 Words of Advice for Young Seminarians by Jared C. Wilson

If you try to do theological education in your own strength, you fail, no matter how good your grades are.

Apr 7, 2017

5 Discipleship Don'ts by Rebekah Hannah

Discipleship is about helping a disciple faithfully relate to Jesus, not to you.