Astonishing Progress

April 27th, 2018 discipleship, mission, movements

What are disciple making movements?

April 26th, 2018 video, discipleship

Up, In, Out: The Jesus Pattern

April 26th, 2018 video, discipleship, mentoring

25 Ways To Be Missional in Your Neighbourhood

October 25th, 2017 discipleship, simple church, sharing faith
I have found that it is often helpful to have practical ideas to start engaging the people around me. Most of the things on this list are normal, everyday things that many people are already doing. The hope is that we would do these things with Gospe…

Is your simple church healthy?

September 9th, 2017 discipleship, church planting, simple church
Establishing a simple church/missional community is the exciting initial step. However, it is important that the missional community is healthy, flourishing, growing deeper, and making more disciples. If it is not healthy It can degenerate into a …

7 Ways to Keep Your Missional Community from Multiplying

August 21st, 2017 discipleship, church planting, mentoring
Here are some ways to ensure that your MC never multiplies. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll ensure yourself a long life of hanging out with the same people, studying the same things, and never having to actually live them out or teach them…

A New Years Focus

January 24th, 2017 general, discipleship
With the commencement of a new year is a time when many people make resolutions and reflections on what they will or won’t do in the coming year. Most of these promises fade with the end of the first month.

The Power of Disciple Making

November 21st, 2016 discipleship, mentoring, sharing faith
Sometimes when I see crowds of people and realize how few know Jesus as Lord and savior I’m almost overcome with a sense the immensity of the task of reaching these people with the Gospel.

How to Start a House Church

November 15th, 2016 church planting, simple church, discipleship, getting started
House churches are not organizations that require people with administrative skills or immense giftedness to coordinate and direct a group—they simply call for ordinary people who are in love with Jesus. Neil Cole, in Cultivating a Life for God, be…

12 Things I Would Like to Tell New Christians

August 3rd, 2016 discipleship
The principles established in the beginning of a person’s life will determine the health and stability of that life in the long-term. The Christian life is no different. Paul, in particular, saw himself as a “father” to those whom he broug…

I used to promote church planting

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, church planting, simple church
As a church planter, I used to promote church planting as the solution to the growth! My emphasis has changed to focus on making disciples as the core activity for believers. It is the core command of Christ in the Great Commission (Matt 28:19). The…

What is Simple Church?

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, simple church

The Sower and the Soils

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, general
We saw that only one of the four soil types was described as “good soil”. A good farmer would surely be aware that the three inferior soils would not produce good crops. But this is not about a farmer. This is about a sower who sows not sparingl…

Discovery Bible Study

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, bible study, mentoring
Discovery Bible Study

Disciples making disciples

August 1st, 2016 discipleship
What do you do when your new missional group leaders, have dozens of members in their groups wanting baptism? You start with baptising them and showing how they can go and do likewise.