The power of discipleship exceeds the power of vision, sermons, strategies, and programs. Why? Because it's the Lord Jesus' one and only plan.Read More
This is the real flesh and blood price of our dysfunction and inability to apply the Great Commandment to those God is calling to lead His people.Read More
Alas, too often, in our confusion about priorities and our fear of trusting Jesus and one another enough to do the messy work of building sustainable leadership cultures, we end up settling on the desperately wrong conclusion that church fights and disunity are inevitable.
I don’t think Jesus ever meant for His ungdershepherds to be the loneliest person in church on a Sunday morning. But that’s the way it is.Read More
Jesus never said, “Go, and put together a lot of activities and programs.” In my experience the busyness of believers at church is one of the greatest barriers to effective neighborhood ministry and disciplemaking.Read More
Don’t bring change unless you’re willing to stay the course. And I’m not talking about years; I’m talking about decades.Read More