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“Go and make disciples of all nations… “

Transformation 2021

Transformation 2021

Earlier today I followed through on an invitation I received last month to present to a group of about 25 mature men who are active in their churches and meet regularly on Thursday mornings. Their meetings have been all hosted safely on Zoom since COVID-19 hit. After...

New groups Zooming!

New groups Zooming!

I just got off a Zoom call with about a dozen Western NY small group leaders (not those anonymous folks in the stock picture above) who were discussing how they and their Celebrate Salvation discipleship groups were doing. Currently there are 12+ groups up and going...

A challenging year

A challenging year

WORLD Magazine has just announced its 2020 "Daniel of the Year" award, given to a man who has been an inspiration to me for decades, John Perkins. The title of WORLD's article is timely and merits repeating here: "After an election, reconciliation?" What will our...

Starting groups

Starting groups

The Joy of Christian Discipleship course was designed for separate men's and women's groups (see Group Leadership Suggestions handout) meeting weekly with 2-12 (ideally 3-8) committed members, including 1 or 2 seasoned leaders. Each workbook has 12 weekly lessons....

A quiet launch

A quiet launch

After 6 months of prayer and planning, writing and editing, formatting and working with our printer, the three workbooks and associated handouts and worksheets in our Joy of Christian Discipleship Course are published and ready for use! Our website ordering system is...

Lulu and Shopify

Lulu and Shopify

Writing and editing books is one thing; publishing  and marketing them is quite another. First you need to figure out what size and configuration your book will be in: booklet or full book, hardback or paperback, size, margins, typeface, layout, with or without color,...