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?

Are You Aware of Jesus’ Disciplemaking Secret Sauce?

Because of your history with CadreBlog, we want to honor and thank you in a special way.  You are among the very first to hear about Cadre’s brand new book, The Disciplemaking Genius of Jesus: The Why, What, and How of Disciplemaking Friendships that Multiply. That’s right. We wanted to do something special for our longtime friends like you—so we’ve printed a limited number of special book covers … Continue reading Are You Aware of Jesus’ Disciplemaking Secret Sauce?

What if we’ve gotten “Leadership” wrong?

What if we’ve gotten “Leadership” wrong? What’s the difference between being a first-live-er and a first-tell-er? I’d start by outing the western view and lack of a Biblical practice of leadership. Why are western churches so obsessed with a structure where a few special people (talent, presence, temperament, inheritance) define leadership? I am so grateful for the towel wearing leadership of John the Baptist, Jesus … Continue reading What if we’ve gotten “Leadership” wrong?