Episode 423: Measuring Discipleship Growth

In Episode 423 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss how and why you should be measuring discipleship growth.

“What’s the most biblical and healthy way to measure discipleship growth?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Biblical teachings on discipleship growth
  • How eight biblical signposts are measurable

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The most biblical way to measure discipleship growth is to measure it against the biblical teaching.” – @edstetzer
  • “There are eight attributes that healthy disciples exhibit.” – @danielsangi
  • “We often disciple the way we’ve been discipled.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are things in common that all believers need to know and grow in.” – @edstetzer
  • “God is not going to be contradictive to His Word, so we need to know what His Word is.” – @danielsangi
  • “The reason why an assessment like this is helpful is so that you can have different metrics to measure rather than it being all hearsay.” – @danielsangi
  • “We need to honestly look at our situation to make sure of where we are and how we are growing because in the process we might learn that people are stuck.” – @edstetzer

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This Episode’s Sponsor: You’ve probably heard about the movie OVERCOMER. But you may not know there are a few books and Bible studies inspired by the film. One is called Defined by Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick, which is a book and Bible study based on insights from the Book of Ephesians. You can find these books and Bible studies at Lifeway.com/Overcomer.

Published September 19, 2019

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