Adoption and foster care can be so overwhelming that it takes all the focus and energy that parents can muster to survive and provide what they feel is best. Here are 7 ways to survive and even thrive.
Sometimes our discipleship focuses too heavily on either thoughts, emotions or actions. By understanding the three styles of discipleship, we can get to a more holistic approach to developing people.
Here are a few of our favorite books that we at Verge can recommend, and would love for you to pick up one (or all of them!) and be inspired, challenged, and deepened in your walk with Jesus.
If you’re living on mission you will invariably need to counsel others or be counseled yourself. Shanda Anderson helps us take a deeper look at what that looks like in real life.
Discipleship starts with understanding our identity in relationship with God. Karen Ellis unpacks this and how this perspective informs discipleship.
There are 4 major barriers to effectively sharing the Gospel, or 4 major traps that most people fall into. Find out what they are and how to avoid them.
Take the Matthew 25 Challenge and watch what happens.
What is discipleship? K.A. Ellis gives a snapshot of this often misunderstood mark of the Christian life.
If we don’t learn to put technology, in all its forms, in its proper place, we will miss out on many of the best parts of life. Here are 6 guidelines to know when technology is helping rather than hurting.
How do we turn passive participants into active disciple makers in an ever changing urban context? Find out.
The church is not like family. It is family. Find out why this is so crucial.
We’ve become a people who care more about measuring things rather than hearts. Find out why.
If the mission to make disciples is that clear, why do we ignore Jesus and pursue other things so far down the list of “to-dos”?
Jesus commanded us to make disciples who make disciples. Here are 5 ways to make disciples informally, to make discipleship normal.
Jesus commanded the disciples to develop a disciple-making culture where all of life becomes the platform for disciple-making Here are 6 questions to ask to see if you're on the right track.
Dope Church is a growing community of Christians committed to being family with their neighbors struggling in addiction, the sex industry, and the criminal lifestyle.
These 4 common myths about discipleship and disciplemaking could trip you up in your attempts to make a difference. Which ones do you find yourself believing?
You cannot call yourself a disciple of Christ and NOT be a disciplemaker. But we cannot let our discipleship occur at the expense of being a disciple. Find out why.
When you have multiple options in front of you, how do you determine which is the best choice? How do you not make a bad choice? Here are 4 steps to be wise in making decisions.
Obedience is essential to discipleship and mission. And no matter where you are, when you see the resurrection and what God is going to do for those who trust Him, it will make you want to obey more now.