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Real Discipleship – For Real People – In Real Life Jim Putman and Lance Wigton discuss finding, or making, time in your life for discipleship. How much time will it really take to disciple someone? What things should come first in our lives according to God’s view? What are some things we could/should move to […]
Discipleship The best vehicle for discipleship is relationship. And a small group is a great environment where relationship can take place. But it can’t be just any small group. Your soccer team getting together may be a small group, but the group is not meeting for the purpose of encouraging discipleship. There are a few […]
The work of studying Scripture and really looking at what God’s word has to say about discipleship has been the journey of my life. It’s what I care most about – it also leads into everything that Real Life Ministries is as a church, from our programs and leaders to our staff and our […]
This companion training manual to Real-Life Discipleship provides unique guidance and insight to pastors, church leaders, and their disciples as they work to create an effective discipleship program. With a thorough, results-oriented process that can be applied in other contexts and cultures, this manual explains the necessary components of disciple-making so that every church member […]
With the overriding goal to train disciples who know how to make more disciples, Real-Life Discipleship offers proven tools and strategies from Real Life Ministries, one of America’s fastest-growing churches. Discover what the Bible says about true and effective discipleship with these strategies and practices. Click below to purchase this book on Amazon.
(scroll down to download) Jim Putman has put together some of his favorite discipleship books to use as a resource for both personal growth as a disciple, and with the person you are discipling. We want to be disciple makers who are ready to give an answer, defend the faith, and teach our disciples the […]
In recent years, “discipleship” has become the new buzzword. As a result, we’ve seen churches begin to make a shift toward helping people grow in their spiritual maturity, and utilize the best means to that end. Leaders have begun to recognize that disciple making involves spending time with the person being discipled outside of a […]
MISSIONS – INTERNATIONAL DISCIPLESHIP NETWORK IT STARTS WITH GOD’S ___________. 1 John 4:7-12 7Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9This is how God showed his […]
INVERVIEW-STYLE MESSAGE: Campus Pastor Pat Lessard interviewing International Discipleship Team member Paul Byrns Romans 10:14-17 14How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? 15And how are they […]
QUESTIONS TO REFLECT AND DISCUSS Passages to consider: Acts 18:1-4, 18-26 What from the sermon is challenging you today? Look at Acts 18:1-4, 18-26. What do you see about intentional ways to live and share about Jesus? Think about where you work, live, and play. How do you approach intentionally sharing Jesus with people through […]
In this episode of the podcast, Lance Wigton (Communications Director at Real Life Ministries) talks with Jim Putman about where discipleship takes place. They discuss Jim’s ‘Crockpot’ analogy for how he checks on people to see when they are ready to take the next step in growth.
This weeks podcast features Real Life Ministries new Online Campus Pastor, Patrick Annotti. Patrick and Lance are discussing the topic of Discipleship and how it integrates with the digital world we find ourselves in. Some of the things they cover in this episode include: What are some of the reasons people might attend church online? […]
In this podcast, Jim Putman talks with Lance Wigton about how he utilizes books both for self-study and to coach the people he is discipling. Some of the things they cover are: The Bible is the primary text, but should we use other books when discipling others? Why we need to be seeking out growth […]
Our Church focuses on disciple making Our hope is to help people become mature in Christ Mental health emphasis is a relational emphasis Maturity is to follow Jesus (head) it is being changed by Jesus (heart) and being committed to the mission of Jesus (hands) In relationship, we become mature –our real relationships reveal we […]