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3 Keys to Becoming an Intentional Disciple Maker

It is both the job and privilege of every Christian to be a disciple of Jesus. And part of that job is the call to disciple others. You can disciple someone without holding a Bible degree – Jesus did a good job of demonstrating that by the men he chose to be his disciples.

5 Questions to Start Your Day With The Right Mindset

If you feel like you are not qualified to be a disciple or a disciple-maker, welcome to the majority - good disciple-makers don't start out ready - we become ready as we start out. In my post Six Habits Of An Effective Disciplemaker I talk about the importance of establishing habits in your life that will move you forward as a disciple.

6 Habits That Will Lead You Towards Spiritual Growth

Every January 1st people tend to take time to look back at the year they have just finished, and look ahead to the one that is coming. It is a time to set personal goals for the future - things they want to achieve or change in the upcoming 12 months. Initially, the local gym and the grocery store health food aisle's are filled with those hoping to change their unhealthy habits

Cultivating Patience in an Amazon Prime World

When it comes to patience I believe mine comes through my family. I have four daughters.. That is the world I live in. There is a lot of hair.

How Can You Keep Your Child Safe Online?

In this episode of The Real Life Discipleship Podcast, Lance Wigton talks with Real Life Staff members, and husband and wife - Chris and Sara Short. Chris has worked with Children's Ministry for 15 years, and Sara is on the Women's Discipleship Team.

How To Speak Middle School

In this episode of the Real for Life Podcast, Lance Wigton has a conversation with Real Life Lead Youth Pastor Heath Fagen and Lead Team Member Riley Couch. They give a close up perspective of the life of a Middle Schooler:

How To Study The Bible

I am asked quite often about about what tools I use for discipleship. As many of you know, my Dad was my main disciple maker that brought me from atheism to belief in God - well my Dad has put together a 7 page simple beginners guide on How To Study the Bible.

Recommended Resources from Jim Putman

If you have read my books or posts or listened to my sermons, there should be no doubt in your mind that I believe discipleship begins with and is sustained by relationship. However, disciple makers also must be ready to give an answer, defend the faith, and teach their disciples the truth of the Bible in a world determined to provide a culture that is dramatically different than the one Jesus left for us.

Right Now Media - For Free!

Did you know that Real Life Ministries gives you free access to Right Now Media? What is Right Now Media you say? Glad you asked :)

The Power Of Conflict

Most people that I talk to are either afraid of it or do their best to avoid conflict as much as possible. Maybe you can relate? Do you find yourself constantly trying to avoid situations where you might have to voice a different opinion than others?