Joe Valentino

Campus Pastor, Upper Arlington Lutheran Church; Lytham Road Campus

How does a church change its culture to a place where disciplemaking is a way of life? Bill Mowry’s book “The Ways of the Alongsider” is helping us do this. The Ways of the Alongsider maps out an intentional guide for disciplemaking. The book teaches such simple tools as building authentic relationships, helping others love and live the scriptures, and practicing application and accountability. My people are becoming more confident in discipling others — building genuine friendships with a purpose. The Ways of the Alongsider is helping our church change how help people become Jesus’ disciples.