Where do Spiritual Gifts fit into Simple Church?

July 15th, 2017 healing, spiritual gifts

The Power of Disciple Making

November 21st, 2016 discipleship, mentoring, sharing faith

It Takes A Village To Raise a Kid

August 12th, 2016 family

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 b…

Are You a Servant to the Servants of God?

March 1st, 2016 discipleship, mentoring
You may be interested to know that we have launched an initiative in our city called “City Church” (as a principle, NOT a name.) We aim to bring people together as the body of Christ under the Head, without any of the distractions that have haunt…

Gospel Sharing in the Life of a Believer

March 1st, 2016 mentoring, discipleship
While disciple making (and MOVE training) is more holistic than just gospel sharing, it is often the starting point for a person becoming an obedient follower of Jesus. The investigation focused on factors that helped an existing believer become and …

Some Neglected Aspects of Discipleship

December 1st, 2015 discipleship

Taking Discipleship Out of the Coffeehouse

September 1st, 2015 discipleship

The Parting Gift

August 1st, 2014 discipleship, sharing faith

Multiplying Groups - The Crucible Project

June 1st, 2014 church planting, simple church
It is not difficult to form new groups, what is difficult is to instil the DNA of kingdom multiplication within each new group from its beginning. Without a willingness to operate from this intention the default is to become just another group meetin…

The Practise of Discipleship - Obeying Christ’s Disturbing Call

June 1st, 2014 discipleship
Discipleship isn’t about some form of perfection reserved for a class of elite Christians, but rather the everyday life practices that grow deep, mature and loving followers of Jesus as they travel the path of life. Practices like daily reading a c…

5 Ways to identify your person of peace

December 1st, 2013 person of peace, discipleship
I believe that many, many disciples can be released to go out as witnesses simply by implementing this basic strategy. The Person of Peace concept contains within it the essence of missional DNA. As a result, it is flexible enough to fit into a wide …

Coming Alongside Not Yet Christians

June 1st, 2013 church planting, mentoring
I am normally not a fan of ten steps to this or five ways to do that. But for one of my recent talks I came up with these six things to remember about being around those who may not yet be Christians, and thought some of you might find it useful.