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How Do We Measure “Discipleship”?

Discipleship is kind of a squirrelly thing to measure.  Most churches and schools just assume they are doing a good job and use anecdotal evidence at best to justify that belief.  We here at Discipleship in Education measures four objective criteria: Biblical Knowledge Christian Worldview Spiritual Disciplines and Practical Discipleship Individually, they fall far short of … Continue reading How Do We Measure “Discipleship”?

Discipleship in Coaching

Coaches have an immense opportunity to disciple their players.  During the season, they spend more time with those students than their pastor, youth pastors, teachers, and parents combined.  But discipleship doesn't happen by accident. Here's how to get started: Set spiritual growth goals right along side of team and physical goals. Incorporate spiritual activities in … Continue reading Discipleship in Coaching

So no surprise here there’s a big gap between the way public schools and Christian schools handle sex-education. Public schools tend to over-share and get into all sorts of sexual acts and practices, while Christian schools either ignore the topic all together or only share about abstinence and purity. Now I think all my Christian … Continue reading

Do It Together!

One thing we require at our school is for each student to complete 20 hours of Christian service each semester.  It's not meant to be burdensome at just a couple hours a week, and it keeps them involved in their churches and communities.  However, in recent years, we have noticed a decline in participation.  Instead … Continue reading Do It Together!