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Look at What God Is Doing!

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Click image above to enlarge for viewing and reading! Or just go here . Can you help us  continue  multiplying disciple makers ? Here's how... 1.  Invest in disciplemaking via the Allisons and Cadre Missionaries 2.  Join our email prayer team  ("prayer team" in subject line) 3.  Bring Cadre training to your ministry or church 4.  Become a trainer with Cadre     5.  Read and share The Disciplemaking Genius of Jesus Thank you for investing in disciplemaking!  Look at what God is doing! Click image above to enlarge for viewing and reading!   Or just go here . Let me encourage you every Monday !

Disciplemaking As Easy As PIE...

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We can bring disciplemaking  encouragement  and training to you , your ministry, and your church. That's what we do as Cadre Missionaries! Check out some of our training experiences and then reach out to us . Where? Your church, ministry, small group, etc. (In the Party room down by the bowling alley.) Why? We'll explore the following questions... * Have we made disciplemaking unnecessarily difficult?  * What is the simplest way to engage Jesus-like disciplemaking?   * How crazy and beautiful would be if every one in your church/ministry began to embrace a simple, Jesus-like disciplemaking way of life? * What if this Jesus-like way of life is… as easy as PIE?  What? The  Disciplemaking As Easy As PIE   training experience * " As easy as pie" is a popular colloquial idiom and simile which is used to describe a task or experience as  pleasurable and simple . Who? Anyone interested in disciplemaking.  Contact Us? Email us . With whom do you need to share this? *  Full

Here’s to 19 years of doggedly staying on mission and NOT doing something new...

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"All you ever focus on is disciplemaking. When is Cadre going to do something new?" Those were the words of a ministry friend of mine. I love him deeply and we’re still friends : ) Something new? Hmm.  I smiled and said, "When King Jesus gives us new marching orders, then I will focus on that. Until then, the last I heard from Jesus was, 'Go and make disciples….'” We get it. We know that disciplemaking isn’t trendy, cool, or chic. And neither is Cadre Missionaries. But we don’t care. In fact, we are all the more determined to stay focused on the person of Jesus Christ (the one from the Holy Bible) and His disciplemaking mission. Here’s to 19 years of doggedly staying on mission and NOT doing something new ! That’s right: This month we’re celebrating 19 years of making disciplemakers—like Jesus. For 19 years, God and you have made it possible for us, as Cadre Missionaries, to give our lives to multiplying disciplemakers here, there, and everywhere. Thank you! A

What God did on our 15-Day Midwest Mission Trip...

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This is how our 15-Day Midwest Mission Trip started. We gathered at Camp Menno Haven in Tiskilwa, IL, with the high school and junior high school students of Grace Baptist Church, Pekin, IL. We had so much fun doing Cadre's  Ministry Is Relationships  training experience over three days.  "Bill, I can’t thank you enough for the way you allowed God to use your life and ministry. To see our students pray together and desire to seek Jesus more intimately together… there is no price tag that can be put on that."   — Mark Goewey , Youth Pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Pekin, IL.  If video above doesn't appear, go here . This is how we do disciplemaking training . The more people are engaged, the greater potential for life-change. When engagement is low, learning and life-change tends to be low. Our goal is create a space where participants can connect to God and each other—for God's glory! Our next stop was the Church on the Rock in Fort Atkinson, WI. I preached from M

What should the Church be and do?

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The following is a short list of books about what the church should be and do.  Becoming a Welcoming Church Church Growth Flywheel Book of Church Order Autopsy of a Deceased Church Total Church Small Church Essentials Reimagining Church Vertical Church Purpose Driven Church House Church Unchurching Nine Marks of a Healthy Church Sticky Church The Church of Mercy The Prayer Saturated Church The Church on the Move The Homeless Church Starting a New Church from Scratch The Apostolic Church Arising The Master’s Plan for the Church Simple Church The Unstuck Church Church Unique Center Church Messy Church The Forgotten Church Weird Church Everyday Church The Emotionally Healthy Church The Church of Irresistible Influence The Antidote for the Luke Warm Church The Mentoring Church Word-Centered Church Slow Church Who Broke My Church? Rich Church Poor Church Who Stole My Church? Disappearing Church You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church The Volunteer Church Renovation of the Churc

The Decision-Making Genius of Jesus...

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This is especially for YOU  because you subscribe to Cup O' Joe with Bill . THANK YOU!  This free downloadable five-page PDF is perfect for small groups, Sunday school, one-on-one mentoring, couples, ministry teams, families, etc. Feel free to share this simple but profound time management tool with as many people as you desire. I will NOT be sharing this on social media, but you can.   How to figure out the difference between a good opportunity and a God opportunity .  More here for YOU... * Time Management for Painfully Pooped-Out People book and audio * The Challenge of Finishing Well booklet * For Biblical Time Management training experience or The Challenge of Finishing Well training experience, contact me.   Let me encourage you every Monday !

Our Summer Disciplemaking Mission Trip: IL, WI, MN, and IA

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Midwest Mission Trip: Here We Come! Why the Midwest this Summer? Over the years, we've had lots of ministry in the Midwest. However, because of Covid-19, we've not been able to work in these areas very much until recently. Right now, Midwest churches and ministries have opened up. Hence, it seems like a strategic time to strike while the opportunity presents itself in the Midwest.  What will we be doing? We'll doing Cadre's disciplemaking training, preaching, and encouraging vocational and volunteer ministry leaders everywhere we go. We'll be at camps, churches, and ministries throughout the Midwest. Can you help us? 1. Pray for us. Would you please pray for us RIGHT NOW and throughout the next 15 days? * For a day-by-day prayer guide, email me . 2. $upport us. Would you prayerfully consider helping us with expenses for travel and training materials? If you are willing and able to help us,  go here .  (Or you can mail a check payable to Cadre Missionaries, PO Box 27