The Straight Dope: the plain, unvarnished truth, especially something that's hard to hear. Well, that's pretty clear, and that's what Matt Frey is delivering in the area of discipleship in the local church, and in the life of the Christian!
If you want to get a bead on Matt, check out his Men's Ministry Invitation video here. Matt is the Discipleship Pastor at Pathway Church in Beaver Falls, PA. When Matt, Jeff, and Jonny recorded this episode, Matt and Jeff had not talked in over 25 years. Like any old friend, you pick right up where you left off, without skipping a beat!
The magic of this episode is that Matt is able to talk to all of us pastors in smaller churches, the straight dope - on discipleship! Very practical, very encouraging!
More than 25 years ago, Jeff and Matt worked together on a belt at UPS. Back then, neither one of them could even imagine podcasting, let alone think that they'd be talking to each other over two decades later, encouraging thousands of pastors all over the world.
And yet here we are! Matt Frey joins us today to talk about his 11 years as a Discipleship Pastor in Beaver Falls, PA and give some awesome insight into how we can think about and encourage discipleship in our small churches! If you've ever struggled with Sunday school, small groups, or just the big idea of discipleship in general, today's podcast will help you think in fresh ways and have a huge impact on your ministry.
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