A Discipleship Strategy Small Churches Can Actually Follow, with Darrell Stetler (Podcast Ep 038)

One of the healthiest trends happening in the church today is a renewed appreciation for the importance of discipleship.

In this episode I interview Darrell Stetler, a small-church pastor, father of seven, and creator of NewStart discipleship curriculum – written with the needs and strengths of small churches in mind.

Darrell and I talk about the importance of discipleship in the life of the church – and as a central role in our calling as pastors.

Some key topics include:
• The importance of helping people create discipleship habits, not just filling their heads with information
• Making sure to see discipleship as a whole, not broken into individualized pieces
• The essential role that mentoring plays in discipleship – especially in the early days of someone’s walk with Christ

Plus, Darrell’s way of describing new believers as infants in Christ provides a fresh insight that is especially fresh and helpful from a pastoral perspective.

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