Making Disciples with Robby Gallaty is a weekly discussion about discipleship and disciple-making in the local church.
In this episode, Chris and Robby begin a discussion about the Discipleship Pathway.
The Discipleship Pathway
00:00: What is the Discipleship Pathway?
01:40: What is expository preaching?
03:10 The method of Jesus
05:00: The congregation
05:25: The three
06:55: The Pathway
09:00: The 2-pronged ministry approach
11:30: Benjamin Franklin story
13:00: Wesley’s Classes and Bands
16:25: Map vs Menu
In this episode, Chris and Robby work through how to sustain a discipleship movement in a church.
00:00: Home Depot Church
03:30: Season your sermon with discipleship
04:15: Preach sermons on discipleship
06:15: Maintaining ministries
08:00: NextSteps Area
09:30: Spiritual journey is a process (not a point)
11:45: Walking together
13:00: Ongoing long term training
15:00: Syncing your ground attack with air attack in discipleship
16:25: Celebrating wins and changing the scorecard
18:30: Where on the pathway are your recent baptisms?
In this episode, J.D. Greear joins Chris and Robby to discuss the future of the Southern Baptist Convention, church planting, equipping people, and more.
J.D. Geear Ministries
The Summit Church
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
02:00: The Summit Church Strategy
03:15: Interview with Interns
04:05: Church planting done right takes care of discipleship
05:30: To call to be sent is instilled early
06:30: Reproducing small groups
06:50: Discipleship aimed just at education isn’t discipleship
07:40: Disciplemaking Task Force
09:40: It’s more than just making converts
11:00: The job doesn’t stop at evangelism
12:00: Healthy ministries grow deep and wide at the same time
14:00: Discipleship is informal
16:00: Plan A is the local church
17:00: We don’t need a new grand system
17:30: Community context
19:40: Baptism is the starting line
In this episode, Robby and Chris discuss why relying solely on non-Biblical curriculum for making disciples is wrong.
Foundations/F260 Books - Replicate.org
01:30: Hitching your wagon to the Bible
3:30 Don’t throw out your curriculum just yet
05:00: 3 things that last for eternity
07:00: Secrets to the Christian life
07:25: Why we created the F260
10:00: How we created the F260
13:50: Always read more
17:00: Hearing from God
18:05: New version of Foundations
In this episode, Robby and Chris discuss the most important lead measure for spiritual growth.
02:00 Groups matter a lot
02:50 Bible engagement is the most important lead measure
03:30 What is Bible engagement?
05:00 People who engage the Bible are more evangelistic
07:00 Why D-groups matter
08:00 Unhurried time with the Lord
09:50 What is the highest form of worship
14:55 What is the greatest commandment?
In this episode, Robby and Chris discuss the Disciplemaking Taskforce Report with NAMB, lead measures, and the upcoming Spark conference.
00:30 How to lose 7 million people
01:00 Task Force Report
03:50 Falling Attendance
5:55 How did we lose 7 million people?
9:15: We forgot to grow people on the backend
11:10 How can we change for the future?
13:40 Spark conference
80by20 - Task Force Report
In this episode, Robby and Chris are joined by Gus Hernandez, Jr to discuss the role of text-driven preaching in discipleship.
1:35: How did Jesus use preaching in the discipleship process?
1:50: Discipleship Pathway
2:50: What is text-driven preaching?
3:40: Replicate Cohorts
5:20: Sermon driven life-group content
8:15: Informational transactions
11:20: What is expository preaching?
16:20: Teaching people to read the Bible for themselves
18:15: True Love Waits sermon
20:50: Sermon feedback loop
Preaching for the Rest of Us: Essentials for Text-Driven Preaching
In this episode, Chris Swain and Robby discuss the biggest surprise when you start investing in people through discipling relationships.
01:15 Do you have 2 AM friends?
02:00 Staying on task with the F260
02:40 Accountability for Pastors
04:00 Why do pastors fall?
06:30 Do you want more evangelism in your church?
08:30 Discipleship isn’t about preparing another sermon
11:00 Accountability of reading the Bible
F260 Bible Reading Plan
What is a HEAR Journal?
In this episode, Chris and Robby discuss why disciplemaking isn’t working in some churches.
00:00: What is disciplemaking?
01:15: What is discipleship?
02:00: Discipleship is more than a class
03:00: Discipleship doesn’t happen by accident
03:30: Can you disciple an unbeliever?
06:00: Accountability is key
07:45: Replication is critical
09:00: Churches face difficulty in balancing evangelism and discipleship
11:30: How much are in you investing in evangelism vs discipleship with your budget?
15:00 Taking an inventory of the “success” of your big events
17:00 We’re preaching half the gospel
17:45 Do you need life-groups if you are doing D-Groups?
This week, we talk about how having a process for spiritual growth is key to having a healthy church.
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00:00 Making Disciples, Not Visitors
02:20 Do you have a spiritual process for maturing believers in your church?
03:40 The non-Discipleship Gospel
05:30 Jesus told his disciples to teach them to obey
07:00 We’ve left people to figure out Christianity on their own
09:00 We often compartmentalize our Christian lives
10:25 How are you mobilizing your people?
11:05 Three subtle shifts you can make
13:00 Consumerism to Co-Worker
14:35 Mr. Jimmy Story
17:40: Ministry is the pathway to maturity
18:40: Begin with the end in mind