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Real-Life Discipleship

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.

Following Jesus Together – Small Group Curriculum

This story set follows the story of the disciples as they meet Jesus, follow Him, get to know Him and begin to grow. We will follow Jesus with them in a chronological order, although we will not have time to tell all the stories about Jesus and His disciples in this series. We have chosen […]

The Battle for the Mind Week 1 with Jim P

The Battle for the Mind: Week 1

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 […]

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3 Key Components Of An Effective Discipleship Small Group

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 Revolutionary Disciple

The Revolutionary Disciple – Shifting the Paradigm on Discipleship by Jim Putman

  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 […]

The Revolutionary Disciple

In The Revolutionary Disciple, Jim Putman and Chad Harrington offer clear guidance for navigating cultural changes with humility. They walk readers through the Five Spheres of Discipleship and unveil their four core practices of humility along the way. A tapestry of Scripture and stories, this book uncovers the path to ultimate peace for Christians who want […]


Over the last thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in America have adopted various models for reaching unchurched people. An “attractional” model will seek to attract people to a local church. Younger leaders may advocate a more “missional” approach, in which believers live and work among unchurched people and intentionally seek to […]

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We Are Created For Relationship – With God And Others

God has created all of us to connect, to create deep and lasting relationship. Science only discovers what God has already revealed in the Scriptures about His creation and its design. In 2003 the Commission on Children at Risk published a study called Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities. The commission, […]

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The Naked Truth: Week 3

The Naked Truth Part 3: Dedication Review: Why we are talking about this subject? To address the tensions for believers and unbelievers—between telling the truth to follows of Jesus and showing God’s love to those who have failed or have never heard the truth. To identify God’s design for sex, marriage, and gender. (Genesis 1-2, […]

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Kingdom Come: Week 2

The creation, the Creator, and the King… A battle begins, and the world is cursed. The devil and his purpose versus God and His. The choosing of a people, and God’s promise of a coming King who will destroy the enemies of God. Isaiah 61:1 (NIV) The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, […]

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Kingdom Come: Week 3

Jesus is King!  The beginning was perfect both spiritually and physically. Then there was the great rebellion and its consequence, the curse. Jesus came, and Kingdoms collided. He came as a lamb to offer Himself for our sin—to pay for the decision to sin and rebel. He is a relational King. He came to reveal […]