If I Had Only Known

If I Had Only Known

I have had the privilege of serving Georgia Churches for almost forty years now, and as lead pastor for thirty-three of those years. During my time serving in this great state, and even in previous ministry years in Kentucky, I have seen many efforts at discipleship...
Why You Need a Discipleship Plan

Why You Need a Discipleship Plan

There are plenty of churches that say they have a discipleship plan, but what most of them actually have is an education plan. The word “discipleship” is used in a lot of different ways in churches. It is amazing how many definitions we come up with for...
Disciple Making Pastor’s Plan

Disciple Making Pastor’s Plan

I used to assume Jesus didn’t have a plan for His life and ministry and that He was just “free-styling” it. Maybe you’ve thought that as well? Was Jesus just living day by day? Was He driven by pressure or priority? Was He telling His time...
Hey Pastor, Are You Leading Toward Mission?

Hey Pastor, Are You Leading Toward Mission?

Pastors are leading their churches somewhere. The question is, are they leading toward the mission of Jesus? The goal is for pastors to lead their churches toward the mission of Jesus rather than away from it. To be sure that is happening, consider a few questions. 1....