Rethinking Discipleship: 10 False Beliefs in the Church

A row of pastors with padlocks in place of their heads. The one in the center has his lock unopened and he is holding a stack of books.

If the Church keeps doing what it has been for decades in connection to disciple-making, we will continue to see a decline in Christianity in our time. There is no better time than today to start changing our minds, changing the church, and changing the world! This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll give…

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Spirituality That Fuels God’s Mission

Jeremy & Monica Chambers, a young married couple, share 31 spiritual practices that fuel God's mission in our life.

Mission for God and intimacy with God can often become disconnected and seem like competing priorities and passions. But what if you could cultivate a vibrant and authentic spirituality that doesn’t draw you away from your neighbors, but propels you into the lives of others and the needs of your city? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast,…

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Why People In Your Church Are Not Motivated

A group of young Christians showing lack of motivation with a thumbs down.

Have you found it hard–really hard–to move people in your church toward embracing change? Are you finding it frustrating to motivate folks to reorient their lives around discipleship, serving others, and missional living… versus a consumeristic experience of the church? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll tell you why the way you’ve…

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Why Everything We Do Matters So Much

Charlie Peacock and his wife Andi Ashworth

Have you ever asked, What can I do to mend the world, my family, or my own life? And if I could, why bother? Does my own small part even matter? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar is joined by Charlie Peacock and his wife Andi Ashworth. They discuss a model for expressing…

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Creating an Effective Discipleship Environment Pt.2

Friends having a fun time together and sharing a meal with discipleship happening normally.

Discipleship that mirrors what Jesus did with his disciples, and produces the same hope, maturity and multiplication, is an “all of life” experience. It looks very different than what most Christians have seen or participated in. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll give you Part 2 of our talk on the 10 necessary…

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Creating an Effective Discipleship Environment Pt.1

Two men who are friends and having lunch together outside on lawn chairs. Discipleship happening in normal life and relationships.

Discipleship is an all-of-life apprenticeship led by Jesus himself. To make disciples of Jesus, who in turn, know how to make more disciples, we must pay close attention to the experience and environment that Jesus provided his disciples. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll give you Part 1 of a two-part talk on…

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7 Community Relationship Killers

A man whispers gossip in the ear of a woman friend who has a shocked look on her face.

Life in a community on God’s mission is messy. It just is. Lots of relational dynamics come into play… hopes, fears, preferences, etc. Things will get complicated when you have humans working together! In this episode, Caesar gives you 7 community relationship killers that you’ll want to watch for and avoid. You’re going to need…

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Becoming a Family on Mission Pt.2

A young mother watches on as her table is filled with food, fun and people from the neighborhood.

You’ll never lead anyone further, faster, or deeper into the gospel and discipleship than you’re leading your own family. Never. But people are waiting for a place at your table and a taste of life in the Kingdom of God! Let’s go deeper… In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar and his wife,…

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Becoming a Family on Mission Pt.1

A husband and wife with two kids engaging in acts of service to their neighbors.

Discipleship, in many ways, is a re-parenting of people, a re-parenting of their culture. People need to understand and experience life in our perfect Father’s family and life in the Kingdom before they fully understand the love of God. Do others experience that when they hang out with your family? In this episode of the…

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6 Gospel Keys to Praying Like Jesus

6 well used keys laying on a table representing the ancient truths of the gospel found in Jesus relational prayer model for his disciples.

Prayer was always meant to be a conversation with our heavenly Father, our Daddy. If your prayers are cold, formal, self-focused or rare, then seeing prayer as a time you get to talk with Dad will draw you to the source of all life and love. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll show…

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Feeling Awkward: Conquering the Fear of Rejection

A man is looking awkward and fears being rejected when he shares his faith.

Why do we fear rejection and oftentimes feel like weirdos when we try to talk about spiritual topics or even come close to ‘sharing our faith’?   In this episode, Caesar and Heath discuss the most common reasons people get scared and fearful when talking about spirituality. We’ll also give 3 Quick Tips that you…

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Why Jesus Wants Us to Stop Going to Church

Solitary old man sits alone in the pews of a large empty church building.

Jesus never told his disciples (us Christians) to go to church. He never commanded us to put on big worship services and lots of programs. Instead, he called us to believe our true identity and be the church. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar and Heath discuss how language creates culture, and how…

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Making Guests Feel Like Family

A young family is greeted at the door with a warm embrace.

Guests never do any work or preparation; family members always pitch in. We try and impress guests with our hospitality; family members expect to be “part of the flow” and help themselves to whatever they need. Are you treating people like guests or like family? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we ask…

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Cigars, Theology & Discipleship

To disciple someone in all aspects of life requires a deliberate level of intentionality. It is essential to engage in everyday activities together and integrate discipleship and training into these ordinary moments. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk about a form of discipleship that includes cigars, fireplaces, and maybe an occasional glass…

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5 Stereotypes Christians Need To Change

Misguided Christian man shouting through a people in a park.

We all seem to put people into a box–labeling them in ways that we can either easily dismiss, or categorically aspire to, without really getting into the messiness of really knowing them. Most are likely to say that stereotypes are not true, yet they still exist and influence our perceptions in profound ways. This week…

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What is True Freedom and How Do We Find It?

Young woman is overjoyed and a bit surprised by the joy and freedom she is now experiencing in Christ.

Do you feel like you are truly living in freedom? Is there an ease and lightness in your head and heart about your life and relationships?  Is the idea of “freedom in Christ” just a nice sentiment… or does it have real implications for our lives today? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we…

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Stop Waiting! Bloom Where You’re Planted

A beautiful flower pushes its way through a crack in the pavement to full bloom.

With all of the changes we’ve seen in life over the past several months and years, many people I know have stalled in their disciple-making and living life on mission. Everything is different, and many seem to have lost their way—feeling a bit stuck. Waiting… In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar gives…

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God, Guns and the Second Amendment

The Bible, two pistols and an American flag displayed to show the connection and confusion with Christianity and gun laws.

One of today’s biggest and most vigorously debated issues is gun control. Statistics show Americans of all persuasions and political affiliations have become increasingly opposed to more gun control laws, despite the growing number of mass shootings. Yet clearly, some cry out for greater gun control. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk…

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The Emotional Toll on Church Leadership

Church leader with hair on fire, emotionally burned out from the expectations of church leadership.

Pastors and other ministry leaders are often under so much stress that they find themselves hanging on by a thread, oftentimes for years, ready to burn out from exhaustion or blow out morally. This is a huge problem facing the Church today.  In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk about the alarming…

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The 3 Seductions: Appetite, Ambition & Approval w/Mike Breen

Author Mike Breen discusses the root of our sin and ways out of shame.

Temptation is everywhere. Heck, it’s even lurking inside of me! And all of us, at some point in our lives, have given into temptations. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk with author and movement leader, Mike Breen, about what lies behind our own particular “Achilles heel” types of temptations. We discuss…

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