Are You the Bottleneck?
May 25, 2016 by

Are You the Bottleneck

I get the Harvard Business Review Management Tip of the Day during the week and had to share this one. (BTW,…

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May 14, 2016 by

Is Your Church Destined for Smallness?

How many church leaders does it take to change a lightbulb? I’m not sure, but in many churches it takes 50 percent…

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May 12, 2016 by

Developing a Transformational Small Group Bible Study

Let me start out by being totally clear. A Bible study in and of itself is not a life transforming activity. The…

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Small Group-Mentoring
May 4, 2016 by

Radical Disciple Making: Creating Processes

“What I really need is more nuts and bolts on how to do disciple making. Obviously, what we’re doing isn’t working.”…

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Small Groups
April 4, 2016 by

Small Group Thinking

It’s become common knowledge that small groups are the most effective discipleship making tools in the church. For over a decade…

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Make a To-Don't List
March 26, 2016 by

Make a To Don’t List

I’m a to-do list kind of guy. I’m writing this post on my “day off” and I still have a to-do…

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March 21, 2016 by

Disciple Making = Church Growth?

Recently a troll caught one of our posts about radical disciple making and took it out for an attempted thrashing. To…

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March 10, 2016 by

Back to Basics: Build Relationships

The second step in Jesus’ 5 step exponential church growth model is to build relationships (step 1 is to get some…

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February 4, 2016 by

Visitor Treatment: Case Study 01

Recently, I began interviewing folks who were first-time visitors to churches to listen to what they experienced and see what we…

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