Reproducing Disciples with Bill Hodgson

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast This week we talk about reproducing disciples with Bill Hodgson. The conversation covers how to equip folks in our ministry to make disciples, the problem with some evangelism training, and how to move from a ministry mindset to a moment mindset. Thanks for checking …

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A Look into Sonlife Staff Experiences: Katie Yates

I had just graduated high school when I first encountered Sonlife.  “I actually feel prepared to share my faith with my friends,” exclaimed my eighteen year old self coming away from a week of disciple-making training feeling equipped and empowered. SEMP (Students Equipped to Minister to Peers) was an evangelism and apologetics conference for high …

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How “Knowing Him” Impacted My Life

In November 2016, I took my youth leadership team to a one-day conference entitled, “Four Chair Discipling.” In the nineties, I was quite familiar with Sonlife and had completed training in Strategy. Some 20 years later, I found myself once again learning from the Sonlife experts in disciple-making. As I left the conference on that …

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An Unhurried Life with Alan Fadling

This week are talking about an unhurried life with Alan Fadling. This audio is from a message Alan gave at D•Conference 2020. It inspires us to take a look at Jesus and learn from his rhythms. Alan has been a pastor and spiritual director and runs Unhurried Living ministries. Show links: You can buy An Unhurried …

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How NOT to Teach 4 Chair Discipling

Teaching opposites is a basic skill to learning words and building our vocabulary. We can often learn things by understanding what it is not. For example, take this children’s song sung to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; The opposite of left is right. The opposite of day is night.Now we come to short …

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Information Vs. Inspiration with Joshua Verwers

This week we talk information vs. inspiration with Joshua Verwers. There is great value in knowing what scripture says. But how do we move people from knowing to doing? How can we help them go beyond information and live like Christ? Josh is a vlog pastor from Iowa. He has been on staff at his …

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A Look into Sonlife Staff Experiences: Art and Beckie Melli

Two and half years ago we moved back to the US after serving with Youth for Christ International in Europe for 27 years. During that time, we worked with US military kids on 38 bases across Europe, missionary kids at a MK school in southern Europe, and the Young Leaders Director for national youth workers …

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Intentional Living with Steve Hudson

This week we had a chance to sit down and talk intentional living with Steve Hudson. This is such an important topic for any ministry leader these days and Steve outlines the five characteristics of intentional living for us. Steve has been a pastor and denominational leader for four decades in the church and has …

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Two Plastic Cars and The Generosity of Jesus

Two plastic cars. From two preschool aged kids.   I was at their house meeting with their mom to talk about Sonlife and the disciple-making ministry in their church (one unexpected joy of covid has been taking more meetings in homes!)–and these kids, only three and four years old, discussed among themselves and decided that they …

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The Jesus Story with Bill Perkins

The Jesus Story with Bill Perkins

This week we sit down and have a conversation about The Jesus Story with Bill Perkins. The Jesus Story is a blending of the four gospel accounts into one narrative. It uses the text from Cheney and Ellison’s blending of the gospels and is presented in a readable format without traditional chapter and verse numbers. …

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