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What if disciplemaking like Jesus is our only real hope of turning the tide? (Cadre’s 18th B-Day!)

You may have noticed that it’s a crazy world out there. And it feels like it’s getting crazier. Doesn’t it? In North America, it seems like paganism is displacing Christianity in the public square. Ironically, in the first 300 years of the church that Jesus started, Christianity spread so effectively that it actually displaced much of paganism in the Roman Empire. And it all happened … Continue reading What if disciplemaking like Jesus is our only real hope of turning the tide? (Cadre’s 18th B-Day!)

Cadre Missionaries: NO Small Potatoes

[Bill] Very early in our marriage, my wife went grocery shopping. Though I was employed in a full-time job, our income at that time was considered poverty level. Yes, we lived on love and a very tight budget—like lots of young couples.When Stacy came home from the grocery store, she said, “I was able to buy everything we planned except potatoes. I wanted to stick … Continue reading Cadre Missionaries: NO Small Potatoes

What are you doing THIS FALL to encourage and equip volunteers and students in your ministry?

What are you doing THIS FALL to encourage and equip volunteers and students in your ministry?Note: I didn’t ask if you are organizing volunteers. I asked what exactly you’re doing to encourage and equip volunteers (including students). Continue reading What are you doing THIS FALL to encourage and equip volunteers and students in your ministry?

What If Disciplemaking IS Leadership?

What if disciplemaking is leadership? If that’s true, then whoever initiates disciplemaking friendships is a leader—even if he or she doesn’t hold a “leadership” title or position. Real leaders don’t need a title or position. They just live it. It’s a way of life for them, not a job.  Continue reading What If Disciplemaking IS Leadership?