Nick Stumbo

Sexual Integrity in Disciple Making with Nick Stumbo

What is the role of sexual integrity in disciple making? This week we have a conversation with Nick Stumbo where he shares his story of being a pastor with a pornography problem who found freedom and health. He is now able to walk with others on the road to recovery. Nick is the executive director …

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How to Achieve Alignment within Your Team

My truck had a rough weekend. A few days ago as I jumped on the interstate, my entire vehicle began to shake as I approached 70 mph. It felt as if the truck would fly apart like a two-dollar watch. I took it to the mechanic and immediately they began to evaluate. The mechanic didn’t evaluate everything …

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Making Disciples Like Jesus with Joshua Edwards

Who do we consider as a model for making disciples? This week we have a conversation with Joshua Edwards about what it means to be making disciples like Jesus. The Four Chairs is a visual that Sonlife uses to talk about where people are on the disciple making process and we dive into that today. …

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wilderness ministry

Learning Outside The Classroom with Joel Vermillion

How much learning outside the classroom do you use in your ministry? This week we sit down with Joel Vermillion and talk about his 30 years in wilderness ministry leadership. Disciple-making is more than just teaching. While information is important, how and when we teach are also important. Joel has a passion for mentoring and …

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How to Create a Disciple Making Culture

Every other Tuesday I lead a Sonlife Coaching Cohort with 14 other pastors from 11 different states. We study the life and strategy of Jesus together so we can understand how He built a disciple-making ministry. We want to understand so we can imitate and implement His disciple-making model and method into each of our …

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Why are the Foundational Principles of Jesus Important?

Have you ever thought about the structural integrity of a building before walking into it? Or worried about the stability of the pylons on a bridge as you were approaching it? If you’re anything like me, you probably unconsciously assume that both the building and the bridge were constructed correctly, so you’re not preoccupied with …

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Val O'Brien

Bridging the Generation Gap with Val O’Brien

This week we sit down with Val O’Brien to talk about bridging the generation gap in disciple making. It’s a great conversation with insights on making disciples through the generations.

Grateful for All that is Ours in Christ!

Part 5 of a 5 part series- I began this simple exercise in gratitude by recalling some familiar verses in the Pauline epistles, but then quickly found myself leafing through each letter, scanning for spiritual blessings. I began at 6:30 in the morning leafing through Romans, and finally finished with Philemon around 10:30, four hours …

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Grateful for All that is Ours in Christ!

Part 4 of a 5 part series- I began this simple exercise in gratitude by recalling some familiar verses in the Pauline epistles, but then quickly found myself leafing through each letter, scanning for spiritual blessings. I began at 6:30 in the morning leafing through Romans, and finally finished with Philemon around 10:30, four hours …

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Grateful for All That is Ours in Christ!

Part 3 of a 5 part series- I began this simple exercise in gratitude by recalling some familiar verses in the Pauline epistles, but then quickly found myself leafing through each letter, scanning for spiritual blessings. I began at 6:30 in the morning leafing through Romans, and finally finished with Philemon around 10:30, four hours …

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