DisciplePaths – Behind the Scenes or Out in Front?
Coaching Question: "In your experience, is it important that we name each of our discipleship studies (boulders, rocks, pebbles) by which stage it's in for people in the congregation to see, or is that more for our discipleship staff and team in a 'behind the scenes' sense?'" Mike's Answer: I suspect you and I agree on this statement--the best answer is the one that will cle [...]
The 2016 Mission Progress Report is available now!
Each year we pause and look back to assess progress toward our mission of helping churches, leaders and disciples flourish. In 2016, our focus was on expanding and concentrating on: Our Staff Team... to multiply our ministry. Our Audience... so that we have a stronger interdenominational impact. Our Revenue Base... to respond well to the large need for better discipl [...]
Cross Connection: Chapelwood United Methodist Church
According to Associate Pastor Kate Walker, the Discipleship Pathway helps take people from where they are to where they want to be, in a spiritual sense. Cathy has helped Chapelwood set up a 12-18 month process that defines what the church will offer people in each of the four key faith development stages. "I thoroughly enjoy working with different churches and denominations to [...]
What are we reading now? Lottie Moon edition.
In this edition of "What are we reading?", Megan shares a quote from Lottie Moon. Q: What's the book? A: The New Lottie Moon Story Q: Why did you choose it? A: I'm wanting to learn more about church history, from the early church to recent church history. I've never known Lottie's story, and reading this book has deepened my admiration for this bold missionary woman. He [...]