How To Develop New Missional Leaders
The church has historically required people to be at a very high level of education and proven experience before they are released to lead others… or even be a central part of disciple-making. We’ll never see a gospel movement of multiplication this way! This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll give you a simple process…Read More and Listen
4 Truths About God That Will Impact Your Parenting
What you believe about God, overall and in the moment, affects how you parent your kids. Sometimes what we say we believe, and what our actions show we believe, are far apart. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll give you 4 truths about God that will forever challenge, and hopefully change, your parenting.…Read More and Listen
What Causes Sin and How to Stop It
“Just stop it!” doesn’t really work when it comes to changing sinful actions, habits, or thoughts in our lives (or in others). And perhaps what you’ve been taught about sin and repentance is all wrong… Today on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk about where sin really comes from and how we can move away…Read More and Listen
Is Tithing Actually Biblical?
Christians are taught that we should be giving 10% of everything we earn to the church. Is the practice of tithing still in effect for us today, or is it time to reconsider this practice? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll look at the truth about tithing. Is it biblical? Are we under-giving…Read More and Listen
How to Be Confident in Your Unique Calling
People who know their calling in life seem to live with a form of built-in GPS that guides them throughout their lives. They’re focused, they know where they’re going. And while calling and vocation sometimes overlap, they are in fact very different things. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, you’ll discover how to find…Read More and Listen
Is Bi-Vocational Ministry the Future For Leaders?
For as long as we’ve all been alive, there has been sort of a two-tiered system for Christians: Those who are “called” enough and lucky enough to be on the staff at church and actually get paid to do ministry… and then there was pretty much everyone else. Or what is often referred to as…Read More and Listen
Is Your Church Successful? New Benchmarks
Jesus was immeasurably the most successful person in human history. In every way. Yet, if we were to measure his lifetime effectiveness using today’s Church benchmarks of success, Jesus would probably find it hard to get hired on at most churches. What are you measuring? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we look at…Read More and Listen
How Jesus Explained Life and Growth For Us
Are you living a “Kingdom of God lifestyle” today, in a very real sense? Do you feel like growth, abundance, and victory are all a part of your community life and church experience? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar and Heath talk about how Jesus explained normal life and growth in the Kingdom…Read More and Listen
How to Stop Worrying About What These People Think
People love to give their opinions about how you’re doing things… but sometimes the best way to care for others and yourself is to stop caring about what certain people think. This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we look at the types of people you’ll need to stop listening to in order to truly…Read More and Listen
Why God Wants Us To Treat Everyone Like Family
Who’s ‘in’… who’s ‘out’… Are we really called to treat everyone like a part of the family? Or is this more of an expression of how we should try to live, primarily with other Christians? This week on the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll show you what scripture teaches and try and convince you that God wants…Read More and Listen
Is Your Language Creating The Culture You Want?
It seems that many Christians are bilingual… We speak in one normal, everyday language most of the time, but when it comes time to talk about religion, spirituality, or God, we break out our special “Christianese” language. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll talk about being more intentional (and careful) with the…Read More and Listen
Family Discipleship and Mission Made Simple (Part 2)
I grew up going to church Sunday after Sunday. Discipleship, if and when it happened, was a series of classes or a 9-week curriculum that we went through. The problem with that was… it didn’t really work. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll share Part 2 of seven simple yet important steps…Read More and Listen
Family Discipleship and Mission Made Simple (Part 1)
Our Christian faith was always meant to be vibrant and lived like a family with others—not a once-a-week experience. Missional communities are a proven (biblical) way to engage people in normal rhythms of family discipleship and mission… believers and not-yet-believers alike. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll share Part 1 of seven…Read More and Listen
Is Your Church Service Confusing People?
Have you ever wondered what your average person–someone who has not grown up in the church–would think Jesus and the gospel are all about based on what they see, hear, and experience in your Sunday church service? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we’ll talk about how the medium we often use on…Read More and Listen
Are You Believing What God Says About You?
Let’s be honest: the life you lead isn’t what you’ve always dreamt of. And maybe the person you’ve become isn’t who you’ve always imagined. God longs to redeem the story of your life and set you on the path to reclaiming your dreams… His dreams. Are you ready? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple…Read More and Listen
How to Share Your Faith Without Being Weird
If you’re like most people I know, you probably don’t share your faith all that often. It can feel creepy or just plain awkward, and there’s always that fear of rejection. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk about how to share your faith without being weird and how your “good news”…Read More and Listen
How To Parent With Grace [Not Fear or Control]
Our relationship with God directly feeds into how we see our role as a parent. If we have a flawed theology regarding who God is and how he sees us, it creates a chain reaction of flawed decisions and actions in how we parent our children. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we…Read More and Listen
Why Your Church Isn’t Growing and Maturing w/Alan Hirsch
When we talk about how mature our church is, we often think about age, structures, and programs. But the church is none of those; the Church is people. Are your people mature? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, we talk about why your church isn’t growing or maturing with our very special guest,…Read More and Listen
The ‘New Normal’ Will Need Daring New Leaders
The ‘new normal’ we are entering into as believers will require daring new leaders who partner with their people, open new doors for not-yet believers, and model new ways of BEing the church. This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, we talk about how our current and evolving reality will require church leaders to become humble…Read More and Listen
[C19 XTRA] Pastors: 7 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself
Now that your duties include being a TV producer, online tech support, health expert and full-time counselor, it’s super important that you’re actively (intentionally) taking care of YOU! In this short BONUS episode of the Lifeschool Podcast, we remind pastors that it is NOT selfish to care for yourself. If you don’t “sharpen the saw”…Read More and Listen