We explore the book DiscipleShift, comparing it to other works like Exponential, to unpack the contribution it makes to Jesus’ larger call to discipleship.
About Eli Suddarth
Eli is the Evangelism Director at Grace & Peace Lutheran Church in Peoria, Illinois. Though not Lutheran himself, he responded to a call from this congregation that was seeking a new missional program. He spends his days blessed to be able to share his faith with others and to train his church to do the same through a variety of methods. Before joining the staff at Grace & Peace, Eli served as a Contemporary Worship Director, a Small Groups Director, and an Events Coordinator for a variety of non-denominational churches. He has also helped recruit and train several worship teams for church plants and para-church college ministries. Eli received his B.A. from the University of Iowa in English Literature, his M.A. from Wheaton College in Evangelism & Leadership, and is completing his second M.A. from Lincoln Christian University in Systematic & Philosophic Theology.
Entries by Eli Suddarth
Are you called to be a young leader, but struggle with authority? Or, as a leader, do you clash with the next gen? We explore scriptures view on the topic.
In talking with many Christians regarding their spiritual disciplines, the issue I find that comes up the most is prayer. Contemporary Evangelical Christianity, a stream to which many belong today, seems to have pushed so far away from orthodox Christian practices concerning prayer that many find it difficult knowing how and/or what to pray. I, […]
I frequently get asked which Bible translation I use and then to give recommendations; after all, there are a significant number of English translations of the Bible and it can be daunting wading through them all to find something that works for you. That is what I feel is important in looking for a translation […]
No one likes being ignored. Personally, as I’m sure many of you have also experienced, I have been lied to, stolen from, cursed, demeaned, cheated, and even physically harassed – but I would willingly go through any of those abuses over being ignored or treated with deliberate indifference. When someone ignores you with an intent […]