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Prayer is a Life and Death Issue

Prayer is a Life and Death Issue

If we take helping people fall in love with Jesus on the massive scale of a Disciple Making Movement seriously, we must take the business of starting Prayer Movements seriously. 

"Isn't Just One Committed Prayer Partner Enough?"

"Isn't Just One Committed Prayer Partner Enough?"

When followers of Jesus are diagnosed with cancer, they mobilize everyone they meet to pray for them - strangers, friends, family, who they are really doesn't matter. But, when it comes to praying for a Disciple Making Movement, I get a tremendous amount of pushback.

The Crazy Reason We Avoid Praying for Our Own Country

The Crazy Reason We Avoid Praying for Our Own Country

  Raising support, whether spiritual or financial, for mission work in the United States is exponentially harder than raising support for work o...

I don't have time to pray.

I don't have time to pray.

We are busy, aren’t we? There are so many things to do in a day! Kingdom things like discipling people, practical things like going to work, nece...

If You Are Going to Pray for Disciple Making Movements, You Need To Know Who You Are

If You Are Going to Pray for Disciple Making Movements, You Need To Know Who You Are

  “Who do you say that I am?” This question has echoed through history. It forever changed the disciples. They were forced to answer the question...

Is Praying for Disciple Making Movements Important Enough to Make it on Our Daily Schedule?

Is Praying for Disciple Making Movements Important Enough to Make it on Our Daily Schedule?

  Disciple Making Movements happen as God's people align themselves with His will and disciple people into a relationship with Him in ways that ...

How Do You Know If Your Prayer Strategy for Disciple Making Movements is Working?

How Do You Know If Your Prayer Strategy for Disciple Making Movements is Working?

  In the beginning, tracking progress as you work towards Disciple Making Movements is difficult.  You probably haven't found Spiritual Sharers or...

How Goal Setting and Metrics Work Together in a Disciple Making Movement System

How Goal Setting and Metrics Work Together in a Disciple Making Movement System

  In our last webinar, Metrics that Matter: Measuring the Right Things for Movement, I talked about the importance of vision, clear definition, an...

What the No Child Left Behind Act Has to Teach Us About Metrics and Disciple Making Movements

What the No Child Left Behind Act Has to Teach Us About Metrics and Disciple Making Movements

When we first started discussing metrics within our team, there was a lot of push back because in religious circles metrics are hard to measur...

When Metrics Show Us We Made A Difference

When Metrics Show Us We Made A Difference

Not that long ago we were in a staff meeting discussing this months focus; metrics. The conversation was a little confusing and went on for some ...

I am not one for numbers...

I am not one for numbers...

“Why are we talking about Metrics? I’m not one for numbers.” These were some of my first thoughts as our team began a conversation about metrics....

DNA of Discovery Groups

DNA of Discovery Groups

Excerpt from Contagious Disciple Making - Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery by David Watson and Paul Watson.     A Group Exercis...