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How do we assess the maturity of those we minister to? How do we encourage a deeper walk with Christ?

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Is Faith Sufficient for Membership?

Is Faith Sufficient for Membership?

A case study in leadership discernment
Shoot a Two-Minute Message

Shoot a Two-Minute Message

An easy way to connect with your audience
Getting to 'Aha'

Getting to 'Aha'Subscriber Access Only

Kyle Idleman discusses three phases of transformation.
What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?Subscriber Access Only

If you set the bar low for church membership, don't be surprised when people fail to commit.
Does Membership Matter?

Does Membership Matter?

Encouraging a deeper commitment
Can Neuroscience Help Us Disciple Anyone?

Can Neuroscience Help Us Disciple Anyone?

Brain science and the renewal of your mind.
Small Groups, Big Impact

Small Groups, Big ImpactSubscriber Access Only

How to use small groups for church-wide discipleship.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Discipleship topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

The Megachurch and the Monastery

The Megachurch and the Monastery

One large church is learning how to grow a core of disciples amid the crowd of attenders.
Why THIS?
How one megachurch is moving away from large-scale programs and embracing ancient monastic practices to spur spiritual growth.
Your Hidden Curriculum

Your Hidden Curriculum

What do people learn from you about the Christian life? Sometimes it's what you never intended to teach.
Why THIS?
John Ortberg challenges church leaders to examine their actions to see what others might be learning from them.

The "We" We Want to BeSubscriber Access Only

The most important growth is not a "me" thing but a "we" thing.
Why THIS?
John Ortberg examines what it really means for the church to be "the body of Christ."
Let's Live What We Teach

Let's Live What We Teach

What we expect from leaders, why we name specific sins, and how that's working out.
Why THIS?
Kevin Miller explains how his church started holding its volunteers to a moral-lifestyle policy and how this form of accountability has drawn its leaders closer together.
Cookie Cutter Community

Cookie Cutter Community

Distressed by consumer Christianity, this church razed the ministries enjoyed by so many for so Iong—and started over.
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5 Good Ways to Welcome Strangers

5 Good Ways to Welcome Strangers

It’s not illegal to care for immigrants, whatever their status.
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