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Disciplemaking: Cross + Community + Culture

Disciplemaking: Cross + Community + Culture: origionally posted at Missional Challenge – aligning every believer with the redemptive mission of Jesus!   Missional Circles highlighted the emphasis for church planters to understand that… Every believer has been sent by Jesus with the Cross in Community to the Culture for the King and His Kingdom! The following chart focuses on  thee importances of developing specific disciplemaking practices to live this out that include Habits of Faith, Hope and Love. Every believer has a responsibility to take the message of the cross together in community with other Christians to those in the culture around them. This

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Trellis & Vine Talk 1 – not about small groups

In this first episode of Trellis & Vine Talk.  Tony and Col discuss—amongst other things— why the ideas in The Trellis and the Vine are not about small groups and one-to-one. Listen to it here, or download the file to catch up on it later (MP3 | M4A). (more…) Trellis & Vine Talk 1 – not about small groups: see also

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Mark Dever

I cannot recomend highly enough the book: The Trellis and The Vine” if you are interested in seeing your church turned around into a true Disciplemaking Church, where people are mentoring others in their Christian life and service.  Please watch this video recommendation from Pastor Mark Dever of Capital Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C.: *|YOUTUBE:Yfg9z7jsbKw|* see also

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The Cost of Discipleship

Here is a great article to help you consider what it costs to be a disciple of Jesus Christ.  Answer the convicting questions below to to see if you love this world or Christ more. The Cost of Discipleship: by  Jeff Keeney Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.” Luke

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Trellis and The Vine WORKSHOP in Norco, CANORCO

If you are interested in a developing Disciplemaking Philosophy of Ministry for the entire church make plans now to attend the Trellis and the Vine Workshop in Norco on Friday (October 21) and Saturday (October 22). The Trellis and the Vine WORKSHOP in NORCo information SPEAKERS Colin Marshall Marty Sweeney LOCATION First Baptist Church (Norco) 1417 Sixth Street Norco, CA 92860 (951) 254-3587 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (951) 254-3587      end_of_the_skype_highlighting SCHEDULE FRIDAY (OCTOBER 21) SATURDAY (OCTOBER 22) 4pm – Registration 9am – Session 3 5:15pm – Session 1 10:30am – Break 6:45pm – Dinner Break 10:45am – Session 4 8pm – Session 2 12pm

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Questions from a Ministry Student i received

The following Questions are from a interview I did with a student at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. 1)What is the most important thing for a pastor to know? Genuinely Knowing Christ (not a false convert) and that God is the goal of the Gospel (not life enhancements). Thus pastor’s ministry must be based on expositional preaching of the Word and Gospel (Eph. 4:1-4. One could say the same thing by stating “please or love God first, not men” in all you do. (Hebrews 11:6, Revelation 2:4-6)). 2)What has kept you going when things are going hard in the ministry? Knowing that God has called me

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Glenn Leatherman

I am first of all a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ. I affirm Evangelical Christian beliefs as well as  Gospel driven in philosophy of ministry. I am married to Ann and am raising 2 wonderful boys – Jonathan and Andrew. My purpose is to build disciplemaking disciples that are becoming fishers of men in fully displaying of God’s Glory in all things. Learn more

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