Category Archives: Discipleship

“I Can Only Imagine” — Take An Unchurched Friend to See this Movie

It’s the song that brings ultimate hope to so many … often in the midst of life’s most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a … Continue reading

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Every One His Witness Workbook by Mark Wood

The Every One His Witness workbook accompanies the DVD (included in the kit) and delves deeper into the topics discussed there. Important points are highlighted, and and references to external resources for further information are included as well. What is … Continue reading

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“Easter in Your Neighborhood: Here’s How”

The following information comes from the Dwelling 1:14 blog: Each year, the Finke family teams with our neighbors to host an Easter Sunrise Gathering in our neighborhood. It is a simple undertaking that has had powerful long-term results. For instance: … Continue reading

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What’s the Purpose of Your Existence as a Person … as a Christian Church?

Have you seen the TED talk featuring Simon Sinnek, “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Every One to Take Action”? His point is that businesses/organizations need to be clear about the “Why” if they hope to grow their company, … Continue reading

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Tired of Sunday-only ‘churchianity’?

Tired of Sunday-only ‘churchianity’? Want to transition your group or church from Sunday-only engagement to everyday mission and discipleship? Verge is offering a Master Class to assist you in this process. What’s in this Master Class? A 6-Module Course Designed … Continue reading

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Reserve the Last Sunday in April for Hands-on Outreach

The Men’s Network of Lutheran Hour Ministries is encouraging you to participate in the sixth annual Men’s Network WORK DAY on Saturday, April 28.  It’s a day that you go off your church campuses and into the your local neighbourhoods … Continue reading

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5 Ways to B.L.E.S.S. Your Neighbor — Dave Ferguson

Verge has released an eBook called 5 Ways to Bless Your Neighbor.  You can download a free copy by clicking on: Bless Your Neighbor.  The acronym stands for: B — BEGIN with prayer for your neighbor L — LISTEN to your neighbor … Continue reading

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“Follow Me: The Calling of Jesus” — A New Online Course from Lutheran Hour Ministries

What does it mean to follow Jesus? This question has been on the minds of Christians since the disciples first dropped their nets to follow Jesus. In these five spiritual reflections, we will explore Jesus’ call to follow Him, what … Continue reading

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“Lutherans and Evangelism” by Rev. Scott Gress

The world is in Chaos. Just mention Las Vegas, North Korea, terrorism, and the mood gets quiet. Soon after the quiet sadness, the air is filled with disgust, disagreements as to what is wrong and what should be done and … Continue reading

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“7 Benefits to Pruning” by Jock Ficken

Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken, the Executive Director of Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) writes, It’s no secret that the Church in the U.S. is struggling and declining; it’s well documented in many places. It’s no secret that this places enormous pressures … Continue reading

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