How Will You Be Remembered?

How Will You Be Remembered?

Last week was a bittersweet experience for me. My mentor, Conrad Beiber, went home to be with the Lord. When I heard the news I called his wife, Carmen, to share my love, comfort and support. She told me at that time that he had planned out his “ideal” funeral service...
Character Counts

Character Counts

Coach John Wooden was incredible. He won ten basketball championships in twelve years, with seven in a row. He is the only person inducted into the college basketball hall of fame as both a player and a coach. But what is more impressive than his playing and coaching...
Slow Down To Disciple Your Kids This Christmas

Slow Down To Disciple Your Kids This Christmas

This week my wife and I took our two-year-old son to a drive through Christmas lights show close to our home. He was mesmerized by the lights and the music as we drove past dancing reindeer, singing Christmas trees and synchronized “towmen” (still working on that ‘sn’...
Giving Thanks For Those We Disciple

Giving Thanks For Those We Disciple

Next week we will gather with family and friends and thank God for turkey, sweet potato casserole and the many other blessings he has given us. We might even thank Him for the lessons we have learned during this bizarre year. I wonder if a few of those blessings you...
Should I Lead More Than One Discipleship Group?

Should I Lead More Than One Discipleship Group?

If you are a pastor or lay leader on the front end of getting a discipleship movement started at your church you have probably asked yourself this question. We all want things to pick up steam as quick as possible and this is a logical way to make that happen. Why...
How To Lead A Discipleship Group During The Holidays

How To Lead A Discipleship Group During The Holidays

November is here! ‘Tis the season to spend a whole lot of quality time with family, put bunches of miles on the car and notice your wallet feeling emptier by the day. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away! And let’s be honest, most of us have just gone ahead and...
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