David Putman
David is a Lead Navigator serving on the Auxano Team, the category leader in vision clarity and vision focus campaigns. He is also founder leader of Planting the Gospel a non-profit ministry committed to helping churches move discipleship from a program to a culture. He has been involved in church planting for over twenty years as a planter, strategist, and coach. He is author of I Woke Up In Heaven, The Gospel Disciple, Detox for the Overly Religious, Breaking the Discipleship Code, and co-author of Breaking the Missional Code with Ed Stetzer. He latest book The Gospel Disciple Journey will be released in February 2014. David’s life mission is to help others discover the simplicity, centrality, and beauty of Jesus and his ways. David is married to Tami and they have two awesome kids, and two even more awesome grandkids.

The Stop & Go Process of Disciple Making

What many churches call discipleship, or disciple-making is a far cry from what Jesus had in mind when He gave us the Great Commission.

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Four Benefits of a Disciple-Making Pipeline

A disciple-making pipeline is a structure for identifying and moving disciples from one level of development to the next. Our goal in developing and implementing a disciple-making pipeline is more and better disciples.

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Disciple Making Takes More than a Pipeline

The Disciple-Making Pipeline is one tool, among others, when it comes to assessing our overall health and effectiveness in the area of a disciple-making culture.

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The Lasting Impact of Leading Up

An effective leader spends more time leading up than he does leading down.

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6 Benefits of Personal Goal Setting

A nonlinear approach to personal goal setting that can greatly impact your life for the better by changing your behavior, and thus transforming your life.

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— Wendell Hutchins II
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— Dennis Whiterock
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— Mike Taylor

Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.