Multiply Ministry like Jesus, 10 Questions

Is it practical to multiply ministry today like Jesus did in the 1st century? Let me ask you: “Is Jesus only your moral example, or is He also the example of how you do ministry?” So let’s prime the pump with a short, 10-question pop-quiz on Jesus’ ministry. Go through this quickly, fast-paced. Start now. … Read more

Tier 3, Multiply Disciples: Jesus’ Ministry Strategy

Jesus partners with each of us in His three-tier strategy to make & multiply disciples. As His people, we are caught up with Him in His epic adventure to restore His lost world of people to intimacy with the Father. Let the Kingdom of God loose. His people have the awesome privilege to partner with … Read more

Tier 2, Make Disciples: Jesus’ Ministry Strategy

In Tier 2, Jesus makes disciples, calling us to “climb the trail” with Him. Yes, Jesus came to die for us that we might have life to the full…and also to model a timeless ministry strategy. The previous blog briefly looked at Tier One, Draw in Disciples, and this one moves on to the 2nd … Read more

Tier 1, Draw in Disciples: Jesus’ Ministry Strategy

Jesus is our perfect model both for maturity and also for ministry. He modeled a three-tiered ministry strategy. Tier 1 is the staging area. Jesus left the glory of heaven and became a man…without ceasing to be God, oh mystery. And He brought with Him in His incarnation this same life He experienced with His … Read more

Mark’s Startling Call to Mature & Minister

I had read the Gospel of Mark numerous times. This morning I was stunned by Mark 4:13! Jesus told His disciples, “If you don’t understand this one parable, how can you understand any?” What great importance Jesus places on this one parable. Why? Somehow it must be at the center-core of God’s call on our … Read more

ROMANS, The Cathedral of Christianity

Since Romans is commonly considered the greatest exposition of Christian doctrine ever written, I urge you to set a goal to master the book of Romans. Become so well acquainted with its content (the whole book) that you can think your way through the entire book with your eyes closed. This short outline flows out … Read more