Jesus Prays…For Me!

In Live Like Jesus, Sonlife’s founder, Dann Spader, does an excellent job diving deep into the rich truth to be found in Jesus’ prayer for the disciples in John 17. In this study, Dann uncovers seven disciplines of a disciple-maker, all revealed in Jesus’ words as He prayed for His followers. “After Jesus said this, …

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JESUS CHANGES EVERYTHING

In Mark 5, we read a series of encounters with Jesus that put the power of God on full display. After the dramatic calming of the raging storm on the Sea of Galilee, displaying God’s power over nature, over grave danger, Jesus arrives on “the other side.” The Gerasenes was His destination, and delivering the …

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How long was Jesus’ earthly ministry?

The Synoptic Gospels- Matthew, Mark & Luke- leave a gap between Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness and His rejection in Nazareth, giving the mistaken impression that little time passed between Jesus beginning His ministry at His baptism and then calling the Four to be fishers of people. John 1-4 fills in that gap, telling us …

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Life of Christ

LUKE 11 “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”” Luke‬ ‭11:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ There are times the disciples asked Jesus to explain something, like a parable, but this is the only time it’s …

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Jesus Is A Deep Well

This Summer, I decided to journal through the Gospels, a chapter a day, for 90 days. The four Gospels have 89 chapters, and if you throw in Acts 1 with Jesus’ Ascension, you have an even 90 chapters to journal through in June, July and August. Here’s one of my recent journal entries from Matthew …

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Walking Where Jesus Walked

After the profoundly impactful disciple-making summit hosted by Concentric in 2008 that saw over 250 leaders gather in Israel from across the globe, the Concentric leadership team decided to host smaller Israel study tours where each partner organization would bring five of their emerging leaders. I was privileged to be among the fifty ministry leaders …

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Together for the Harvest

He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. Go! I am sending you….” Luke 10:2-3a Years ago, my friend Chuck Klein shared a parable from his life story in a short film called The Harvest. As …

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International Ministry with Jay Fast

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast Today we’re discussing international ministry with Jay Fast. Josh and Jay share their top ten excuses that they’ve heard for not taking missions trips, we talk about some best practices for international trips, and look at Jesus exampe of cross-cultural ministry. Jay is the Iternational Ministries coordinator with Sonlife and has been leading …

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Building Relationships with Nathan Glover

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast This week we’re talking about building relationships with Nathan Glover of Urban Impact. We discuss the win, build, equip, multiply model that they have used and the importance of training others to make disciples. Nathan is the director of training center with Urban Impact. He has been either in or leading Urban Impact …

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Jeff Polen podcast

Gospel Conversations with Jeff Polen

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast We’re talking about gospel conversations with Jeff Polen on today’s episode of Everyday Disciple Makers. We discuss how Jeff started participating in an activity his brother was interested so that they could spend time together and Jeff shares his heart for ministry, music, and making disciples.  Jeff is husband, father, speaker, and worship …

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