Creating a Culture of Discipleship

Creating a Culture of Discipleship

Though most pastors want discipleship to happen in their churches, many feel like they can never get momentum. Discipleship feels like a chore that they can never seem to motivate people to engage.In this video, I’m going to talk about how to build a discipleship...
Tasteless Salt and Invisible Light

Tasteless Salt and Invisible Light

Jesus told his original disciples, “You are the salt of the earth . . . You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13–16). In today’s message, we’re going to talk about how salt and light reflect exactly how we are supposed to be as disciples of Jesus.  ...
“Daddy, Am I Black?”

“Daddy, Am I Black?”

NASHVILLE—Back in 2013, I wrote a book called 100 Years From Now about Every Nation’s mission, values, and culture. One of the chapters addresses Every Nation’s intentional commitment to building a multiethnic and multicultural family of churches. With all of the...
Distance Discipleship: It’s Not New

Distance Discipleship: It’s Not New

NASHVILLE—During the COVID-19 crisis, there has been a lot of discussion about how to conduct Sunday worship (singing, sermons, tithes, and even sacraments) virtually in a time of mandatory social distancing. There has been much less discussion on how to make...
Faith Takes Risks

Faith Takes Risks

NASHVILLE—Two weeks ago, churches and campus ministries all over the Every Nation world joined together for a powerful week of Prayer, Fasting & Consecration. During the fast, at one of Every Nation Nashville’s office prayer meetings, my son William shared a...
Praying for the Impossible

Praying for the Impossible

NASHVILLE —Today, churches and campus ministries all over the Every Nation world are beginning 2019 with a week of prayer, fasting, and consecration. The theme for this year’s fast is “Great Faith.”  As I’ve been thinking and recording my prayer list for 2019 (in the...