Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Making the Gospel Viral (via discipleship)

September 28, 2011

I’m incredibly excited about what is happening in our church right now. We’re really dialing in on discipleship, more than ever, in a variety of ways. As we assessed the health of our church, we evaluated the four “selfs” of a viable church plant. Self-Governing – a church led by a plurality of elders Self-Sustaining – a church financially supported by its own people Self-Reproducing – a church that multiplies disciples, missional communities, and church plants Self-Gospeling – a church


GCD Resources for Discipleship (& What’s Coming!)

September 23, 2011

I am very pleased to announce the launch of (GCD). The mission of GCD is to promote resources that make, mature, and multiply disciples of Jesus. Currently, all our content is free! This week we launched with: Exclusive excerpts from Everyday Church, the new book by authors to Total Church, Steve Timmis and Tim Chester Over a dozen articles on a range of discipleship issues from Gospel-centered Theology to the Gospel & Neighbors 3 Great eBooks on Organic Discipleship,


Alan Hirsch on Missional Discipleship

September 20, 2011

At our inaugural PlantR Microconference, we are hosting Alan Hirsch on the topic of Missional Discipleship. Session 2 is on Incarnational Mission (how to make disciples). Incarnation As Mission We are sent like the Father sent the Son–incarnation. Jesus is in the neighborhood for 30 years and nobody knew. This way of incarnating the gospel is the most profound way God has ever engaged the world. If the incarnation is the way God sends, then we must become incarnational. The


6 Conferences I’m Going To

September 7, 2011

Here are some event & conferences I am looking forward to speaking at this Fall. I’ll be presenting fresh material at a lot of these. In particular, I’ll be focusing on what I’m calling Integrated Discipleship (theology meets practice big time), the Challenges of Missional Community (stories of failure, difficulty, and struggle to make MCs work). Most of these are currently live for Registration! The GCM Collective Conference¬†– CITY LEADERSHIP: MicroConference on Missional Community Initiative 22: Montreal, QC Gospel-Centered Discipleship