Monthly Archive: February 2008

What Comes To Mind?

When you hear the word “DISCIPLESHIP”, what comes to mind? It is a broad term that carries many different meanings to different people. I’m not looking for “right or wrong” answers, just what comes to mind? Just the first thing that POPS into your mind. Post in comments please, just a sentence or two.  Share with friends...

A Road Map to Follow…

How many of you have taken a long trip? Personally I love road trips – let me take that back; I love going places. The process of getting somewhere is not always the best – you can get lost, run out of gas, hit traffic, etc. It can be very hectic. I’ll never forget one particular road trip that I took with a friend of …

Discipling Not My Job

One of the first visitors to this site had these comments on the discipleship of children: I certainly have a desire to disciple children, but not in the traditional sense. I don’t see it as my job to disciple children. I see it as my job to equip and encourage parents to be those disciplers. I see kids for a couple of hours each week …

What If Jesus Visited Your Church?

“He’s Here,” stammered a volunteer who had tracked me down in the resource room making some photo copies. “Who?” I asked, sensing it was someone of great importance. Out of breath, all she could say was, “Him,” as she grabbed my arm and led me toward the rear entrance of the church. When I got there I joined others who stood there simply starring unsure …

Kids Need God (#1 of 48)

If we are serious about discipling kids, we must clearly identify what it is we believe that children need in order to develop into fully mature disciples of Jesus Christ. Throughout the DiscipleLand curriculum we have identified 48 needs that we believe must be addressed for our children. But whether you use our materials or not – the reality is you must give careful attention …

How Do You Evaluate Your Ministry?

  The latest Kidology Online Training Leadership Lab explores “Ministry Foundations” and asks, ‘How do you evaluate your ministry?’ Is it the size of your ministry? The number of kids that come? Or the number of decisions for Christ made? Many ministries seem to evaluate their ministry by how “fun” and attractive to children it is. How would Jesus evaluate your ministry? Check out the …

Welcome to DiscipleBlog.com

What is DiscipleBlog.com? This blog is hosted by DiscipleLand.com as a place to foster and encourage discussion on the topic of discipling children. Be sure to read What Kids Really Need by DiscipleLand’s founder, Mark Steiner. If you are a children’s pastor/director, children’s ministry professional, teacher or volunteer with a passion for discipling children, we invite you to become a contributor to this blog. You …