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Kingdom Life

[pocket] Disciple: Seven Experiences with Jesus

Erik Fish, founder of Student CPX which teaches students how to make disciples and plant churches on campuses, and his family are staying with us at present. A few days ago, four heavy boxes arrived for him. They were the first copies of a new pocket manual he has written called [pocket] Disciple: Seven Experiences… Read More

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Kingdom Life

Is the Holy Spirit enough?

Modern wisdom would have us spend much time discipling new believers. But consider the following: Philip had no time with the Ethiopian eunuch after his baptism (which occurred at salvation). The Philippian jailor became a disciple in the middle of the night, and next morning, Paul was gone. Paul was in Philippi for “several days”… Read More

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Church planting Kingdom skills

Multiplication tools: good invitations and better invitations

There are good invitations, but if you want to see multiplication, there might be better ones: Photo credit: Tracy Hunter (Creative Commons) You’ve shared your story, using it as a bridge to a presentation of the good news of the Kingdom. What now? It’s unusual for someone to say, “How can I become a Christian?”… Read More

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Kingdom of God

Being a disciple

We in the church sometimes live as though Jesus died to give us meetings, and meetings more abundantly.  Jesus died to give us life. Being a disciple of Jesus is not measured by how many meetings we go to–however informal they may be. It's measured by obedience to Jesus and his commands. It's demonstrated by what… Read More