One of my greatest frustrations over the years is that God has always seemed much more interested in my growth than the growth of the church I led. I would have ongoing conversations with the Lord like, “It’s your church. You want people saved and discipled in your Kingdom more than me. Why are you … Read More

  In my last article I wrote about the need for every local church to have a plan for discipleship. If the goal is to see people be transformed to Christlikeness, to go from being lost and cut off from God in their sin to born again believers who become maturing ministers who go out … Read More

  As part of my preparation for the priesthood I was required to meet with various priests before and during seminary to ask questions and have them pass on wisdom. One of my biggest surprises in those times was the consistent theme I heard from them about the ongoing struggle to disciple people. No one … Read More