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Many small-group ministries fail because churches view them as "just another program." In reality, a successful small-groups program should be a foundational element for the church that runs it, and building community should be a central goal and regular practice. This download will help your church grow a culture of discipleship that goes beyond a single ministry focus.
Ordinary Folks Make Great Disciples
Here is a basic job description for disciples of Jesus Christ.
by Stuart Briscoe
Doing Church as a Team
An interview with New Hope Christian Fellowship pastor Wayne Cordeiro.
What Every Christian Should Know
Christians need to know about their faith, and the church gets to teach them.
1 Timothy 4:15–16
by Jo Lewis and Gordon Palmer
Are You Re-Parenting Your Disciples?
Evaluate how effective your church has been at changing lives.
2 Corinthians 5:17
by Gordon MacDonald
The Joys of Personal Discipleship
One pastor's story of Bible study and prayer gone right.
by Mark Littleton
Discipleship Through Organic Small Groups
How one church is attempting to reproduce a New Testament model of discipleship.
by Dan Lentz
An Experiment in Coffeeshop Discipleship
What our favorite places can teach us about "doing church" and discipleship.
by David Swanson
Reflections on Discipleship
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
compiled by Richard A. Kauffman
HOW TO ARTICLES
Making Disciples: Four Churches, Four Plans
How congregations from California to Iowa are effectively helping people grow to maturity in Christ.
by Dean Ridings
A Look at the Discipleship Cycle
The challenge for today's church is making whole disciples out of broken people.
1 Peter 2:21
by Erwin McManus
A Biblical Call to Making Disciples
What we can learn from the methods of Jesus and Paul.
by Greg Ogden
Mentoring that Produces Mentors
From a handful of hungry men, we've developed several generations of leaders.
2 Timothy 2:2
by Rick Lowry
Five Fresh Ideas for Discipleship
Multiple ways to emulate those who have gone before us.
by Various Authors
Websites and books to help your church build a culture of discipleship.
How to create a weekend retreat on the theme of "Building a Culture of Discipleship".
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