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The Pastor’s Prayer Approach

Here is a plan for prayer for a pastor. When I have made this a priority my ministry has flourished; when I forget or place it on the back burner, I am stressed and inefficient and ineffective! We must see … Continue reading

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“Pray More!”

Do you feel vital for ministry? If not, what is in the way, or what are you not doing?               As a church growth consultant, the first words I hear out of people’s mouths when I come to a church … Continue reading

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Preparing to Grow!

(Sermon, Foothill 08-08-10) Passage: Matthew 22:36-40:  36″Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37Jesus replied: ” ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’] 38This is the first … Continue reading

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What is a Disciple?

  A Disciple is one who models and teaches Christians the precepts of the Bible, prayer, doctrine, relationship, Christian living, service, and worship, to name the main ones.  Question: Ask yourself, “How do I, and how can I do these:  … Continue reading

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Why Make Disciples?

So, what are we to do?  God does not ask us to seek converts, He simply asks us to do Discipleship. Discipleship is modeling and teaching Christians the precepts of the Bible—mainly prayer, doctrine, Christian living, and worship. Yes, we … Continue reading

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What is Discipleship?

  Matthew 28:16-20; Romans 12; 1 Corinthians 12  What is discipleship and what is Jesus calling us to in Matthew 28:18-20? Is this a command, or a suggestion; does it mean we are just to evangelize and let people find their … Continue reading

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The Importance of Discipleship and Growth

  Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6   Growing in Christ is the key to growing a church. This is … Continue reading

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