62 episodes

We've been hacked! Western Christian discipleship has been infiltrated by an 1,800 year-old virus that's eroding our ability to do what Christians are supposed to do. Conversations with thought leaders of all types and stripes in business, the arts, the media, the academies about the dilemma.

The Disciple Dilemma Podcast Dennis Allen

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We've been hacked! Western Christian discipleship has been infiltrated by an 1,800 year-old virus that's eroding our ability to do what Christians are supposed to do. Conversations with thought leaders of all types and stripes in business, the arts, the media, the academies about the dilemma.

    The role of leadership in effective discipleship - On The Disciple Dilemma

    The role of leadership in effective discipleship - On The Disciple Dilemma

    Justin Gravitt, with The Navigators Church Ministry joins Raymond and Dennis to talk about how leaders affect discipleship, and how Christian culture in most of Western Christianity must change. Justin's website is justin.gravitt.com and his ebook on discipleship, along with the broader role of the Navigators and discipling can be found at https://navigatorschurchministries.org/

    • 45 min
    American Family Radio "At The Core" talks with Dennis about "The Dilemma"

    American Family Radio "At The Core" talks with Dennis about "The Dilemma"

    What, exactly, do we expect from leaders to take on the Dilemma in Western Christianity? AFR's Walker Wildmon investigates the Dilemma, and what to do about it.

    • 54 min
    Faith, service, leadership: Reflections on Queen Elizabeth II - Os Guinness, on The Disciple Dilemma

    Faith, service, leadership: Reflections on Queen Elizabeth II - Os Guinness, on The Disciple Dilemma

    A woman of outspoken faith in Jesus Christ, a public servant and a devoted wife and mother. A lot of Americans dismiss royalty - but in contrast to the modern American politician, here is a woman of faith, unashamed of the gospel, humble in demeanor even though raised high by her situation. Os Guinness reflects on the faith, humility and service of Queen Elizabeth II.

    • 3 min
    Can a church do discipleship? (Yes, He CAN Be Trained!)

    Can a church do discipleship? (Yes, He CAN Be Trained!)

    Three minutes on one of our most common questions - can a church DO discipleship? Is that just semantics? Or is there something else under the hood here? 

    • 4 min
    UNFAIR! To Expect Churches / Pastors to Drive Discipleship...(Yes, He CAN Be Trained!)

    UNFAIR! To Expect Churches / Pastors to Drive Discipleship...(Yes, He CAN Be Trained!)

    Listen as Dennis walks through the biblical case for discipleship being individuals with individuals - not Pastors or churches running programs. Who are you walking alongside?

    • 4 min
    Does Western Discipling Need a Do-Over? Dr. Michael Easely - Moody Bible Institute's 8th President on The Disciple Dilemma

    Does Western Discipling Need a Do-Over? Dr. Michael Easely - Moody Bible Institute's 8th President on The Disciple Dilemma

    r. Michael Easely, Moody Bible Institute's eighth President, a four-time Senior Pastor, an Author and host of the "Michael InContext" podcast joins Dennis & Raymond on The Disciple Dilemma. Let's talk about the underlying challenges in Western Christian church culture. How hard is it to swing a church culture away from the distractions of institutional operations? How does leadership help and hinder discipleship in churches today? Where to from here?

    • 1 hr 1 min

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