On this week’s episode, Brian and Chris join Heather Zempel, the discipleship leader at National Community Church in Washington, D.C. Heather answers the following questions:
- How does discipleship work in a transient community, such as Washington, D.C.?
- What is the most difficult part of identifying and developing leaders in a big city?
- How can the church do a better job raising up more women leaders?
- What are the keys to discipling millennials?
The Group Answers Podcast is a weekly show designed to resource, train, and encourage small group leaders. Each episode considers current trends and resources as well as timeless truths and methods of discipleship. It is hosted by Brian Daniel, a Bible study and discipleship expert in Lifeway’s Groups Ministry, and Chris Surratt, the small group and discipleship specialist at Lifeway and author of Small Groups For The Rest Of Us.
GUEST: Heather Zempel leads the discipleship efforts at National Community Church in Washington, D.C. Heather oversees small groups, directs leadership development training, and serves on the weekend teaching team. Heather can be found on Capitol Hill enjoying the adventures of parenting with her husband Ryan as they raise Sawyer, their fun-loving and energetic daughter. Heather is the author of Sacred Roads, Community is Messy, and Amazed and Confused. You can keep up with Heather here.