Thursday, August 28, 2014

How to create a disciplemaking culture

It's time for lunch with your disciplemaking friends in PALC Ongoing!
* September 11, 2014
* 11:30 am to 1 pm
Pizza Ranch, Morton, IL

We'll explore 20 key questions you must learn to ask if you want to create a disciplemaking culture in your life and ministry!

You'll leave with these questions to use and share in your life and ministry... and more.

But wait! There's more!
Did I mention pizza? Chicken? Salad? Disciplemaking friends?

Note: Please save the date and email Bill if you're coming so Pizza Ranch knows how many to expect!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Details for August 28th PALCO gathering

This generation wants to change the world.
Here's how you can help them do it like Jesus did.
We'll wrestle what disciplemaking looks like with people who don't yet know Jesus as Savior. (Yep, I contend that evangelism is a part of the disciplemaking process—not two separate things. More on this on August 28th.) You'll experience the newly updated Evangelism Is Relationship training experience—and here's the big deal: You'll have the option of taking EIR training back to your leadership team as a five-session training experience later this fall! Plus, there will be a sweet extra "bonus" only for PALC alumni who are present on August 28th.  For a look at the content of this training, go here.

Thursday, August 28th

Coffee and goodies at 8:30 AM
Training from 9 AM to 3 PM

WhiteRose Fellowship Church
505 S. Main St
Bellevue, IL 61604
(Not far from the Peoria airport—go here for directions.)

PALC alumni—and you may invite one guest from your ministry

$50 per person and includes the training experience and training materials.

Please register with Bill ASAP via email. This helps us on the planning end of things.
* To pay tuition via regular mail, send a check to: Cadre Ministries, PO Box 264, Mossville, IL 61552 and include a note that the check is for PALCO.
* Even if you plan to pay tuition on the day of our gathering via a credit card, please register with Bill via email ASAP.
(If money is truly an issue for you, let me know and I'll take care of it for you. Not joking. I love you.)

Bring your own lunch.

Be sure to bring your Bible and pen.

Can You Help?
We need someone to bring...
* healthy snacks
* donuts and goodies for the rest of us who don't care if we die young
* coffee
Please let Bill know ASAP if you can you help with one of these!

Can't wait to wrestle what disciplemaking looks like with people who don't yet know Jesus as Savior with you at this upcoming PALCO on Thursday, August 28th!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Equipping Others to Change the World Like Jesus

At our next PALCO day together, Thursday, August 28th, you will leave equipped to help those in your ministry to change the world like Jesus did. Not joking. This training experience will be something you—PALC alumni—can take back to your ministries and do in a five session series this fall!
1. Save the date: Thursday, August 28th.
2. Read the description below.
3. Use the FREE download below to start this conversation with those you will want to train and equip this fall.
God wants to use YOU and your friends to make a difference in your world.

But where do you start?

You start right where you are.

In Cadre's Evangelism Is Relationships training experience, you will learn to live a biblical process for impacting your world like Jesus.

Session 1 iNTERCEDE 
Love the Lord. Making a difference in your world requires the power of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, you must learn to connect with the heart of God via prayer for those He has placed in your relational sphere of influence.

Session 2 iNVEST
Be a Friend. The natural result of connecting with God's heart is a desire to love people with God's love. We will explore how Jesus intentionally befriended those in his relational sphere of influence—and how we can follow His example.

Session 3 iNTERSECT
Truth and Grace. We'll explore how Jesus brought God's truth and grace to people in His relational sphere of influence. Then, taking our cues from Jesus, we'll explore how to bring God's truth and grace to those in our relational sphere of influence.

Session 4 iNVITE
Share God's Story. God uses ordinary people like you and me to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others. We'll explore how to clearly share God's story, our own God story, and how invite others into a relationship with God through Jesus Christ.
    To get a feel for this training experience, you can download a FREE two page PDF here.

    Each person gets a 28-page training manual AND a 25 day follow-through John 3:16  Factor Living Guide that is good for personal use and great for small group use. 

    NOTE: If you are interested in hosting this PALCO on Thursday, August 28th, please contact Bill.

    Monday, June 23, 2014

    If this is your idea of outreach...

    If this is your idea of outreach, then I strongly encourage you to plan to be a part of our day long PALCO gathering on Thursday, August 28th.

    And don't forget the PALCO Picnic at the Allisons on Friday, July 18th.

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    PALCO Framily Reunion

    [Friends + Family = Framily]

    PALC alumni AND their families

    For fun, food, games, but, most of all, because disciplemaking with family and friends matters.

    Friday, July 18th, 4 pm to ??  (Save this date and time now.)

    The Allisons' house

    Allisons will provide?
    All the brats you can eat AND all the drinks you can drink.

    You Bring?
    A dish to pass OR a dessert

    ASAP via email to Bill—please let us know how many in your family and what dish you'll be brining to share!
    No pressure. Always an invitation.

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    Interesting PALC Trend...

    Over the last few years, I've noticed a little trend in our Disciplemaking Learrning Community known as the Peoria Area Leadership Community.

    The trend is this: Guys who've been through the initial first year of PALC (which is so foundational) are asking to return for another first year AND bringing a friend or two with them.

    Turns out, Barney IS right. Everything IS better with a friend.

    I've noticed that the guys who redo the first year of PALC with friends from their lives and ministries have a significantly deeper disciplemaking experience. It seems to move them from the idea level ("these are cool ideas to ponder") to the conviction level ("let's live this way together and change the world like Jesus did").

    As you know, we're seeking God for the next PALC group that will start this Fall. God has been lining up some of these folks for months—like he does every year. (It's fun to watch God do this—and recognize it.)

    If this is something you'd like to revisit with a friend or two from you life and ministry, let me know ASAP.

    No pressure. Always an invitation.

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    8-28-14 Save the Date Right Now!

    This generation wants to change the world.

    On Thursday, August 28, 2014, we'll explore how we can help them do it like Jesus.

    It will be a great day of Jesus, disciplemaking friendships, and learning together. I can't wait.

    And you'll leave our day together encouraged and equipped to encourage and equip others in your life and ministry to change the world like Jesus.

    Save the Date Right Now!

    Thursday, August 28, 2014