Micro Church, House Church, Simple Church. What’s the Difference?

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It is becoming increasingly popular for churches to pioneer new models of “micro church”. You may know them by various names, but these intentionally simple, streamlined expressions of the church are often small, volunteer-led, and casual. Could this be the answer for post-congregational Christians? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar is joined…

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Missional Community: Neighborhood or Network?

Missional Community Neighborhood or Network

When making disciples in community, a common strategy question arises: should we have a Missional Community that is only neighborhood-based, or should we start a Missional Community that’s relationally network-based? In this episode, Caesar lays out the advantages and disadvantages of both neighborhood and networked-based approaches to community building. And the importance of creating organized…

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Losing a Scarcity Mentality To Discover Abundance

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The world has moved into a new sense of scarcity and lack. As the pandemic has taken its toll on jobs and our savings, a feeling of scarcity in our lifestyle and relationships has also set in.    In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar shares his own experience of being raised with a…

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Creating a Multi-Generational Family Team

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For many in Western civilization, our idea of “family” seems like a failed experiment. We’ve been sold the line that the family exists primarily as a springboard for the individual. But what if our families functioned more like a team–a team on a mission? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar talks with…

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Is Discipleship Different for Women?

Discipleship Different Women

Men’s and women’s ministries have been separated in the church for years. But the church is a family. And when we disciple together, as a family in community, we experience deeper discipleship in every area of life. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar is joined by his wife Tina, and their friend…

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Restarting Your Missional Community Rhythms

restarting missional community rhythms

Our best intentions don’t always stay that intentional, and the stuff of life (plus this past year of social distancing) has derailed even our best efforts at living together in a missional community. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar will give you a few simple, intentional rhythms that you can dive into…

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Disciple Making: 10 Things That May Be Stopping You

Disciple Making

As the Church, it’s pretty common to assume the things we’ve seen as barriers to discipleship and life in community are unique to our own context, neighborhood or circumstances. That’s just not true! In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar talks about 10 things that may be keeping you and the folks in…

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Can Starfish Help Us Reimagine Church?

Starfish Reimagine Church

The Church was originally a decentralized movement. Before everything became housed in church buildings with hierarchical leadership, the priesthood of all believers was equipped and sent to make disciples. In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar talks with Rob Wegner and Lance Ford about why the distributed structures of ‘starfish’ organizations uniquely fit…

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Are Your Church Elders Really Deacons? (And vice versa)

Church Elders Deacons

A lot of men called ‘elders’ in the Church today are not functioning as biblical elders. Maybe what they are actually doing is a lot closer to the work of the deacons? Many cling to their titles when in fact they’re not leading God’s people by example on the only mission Jesus gave his church:…

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Sharing Your Faith After You’ve Offended Someone

Sharing Your Faith

We’ve all had attempts at sharing our faith not turn out as well as we hoped. And sometimes, despite our good intentions, the other person ends up offended. Was it our fault, or did they just not want to hear it? In this episode of the Everyday Disciple Podcast, Caesar will give you 7 ways…

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