Developing a Deep Bench

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The pessimistic pastor says, “What’s the use of training and raising leaders? There will always be a Judas among them.”

But the optimistic and wise leader counters, “Yeah, that may be so, but you can always replace your Judas with a Paul!”

Judas may have been instrumental in the death of Jesus Christ, but his “replacement”, the Apostle Paul, went on to preach the gospel to the Gentile world.

Ahh, the power of having a deep bench. Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why Your Church Should Not Embrace The G12 Vision

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A dear pastor-friend of mine introduced the G12 vision of making disciples to me sometime in 2009. My verdict?  If you are a pastor, I strongly urge you not to do it for the following reasons…. Continue reading