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What We’ve Been Up To…

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO…

Book Pre-Orders: Europe and Canada are rivaling US sales, independent bookstores are checking in too.

We have about a dozen reviews on Goodreads, Books-a-Million and Barnes & Noble thus far – all scores are 5 out of 5!

Nominated by Morgan James Publishing for Christianity Today’s December Book Awards, in the Leadership arena.

Requested as a contestant for the 2022 “Illumination” award by The Jenkins Group Book Reviewers.

INTERVIEWS & PODCASTS

August Interviews

  • Victorious Family Podcast, hosted by Dr. Terence Chatmon, from Alpharetta, GA
  • InContext, from Nashville, hosted by Dr. Michael Easley, Pastor of Stone Bridge Church and the Eighth President of Moody Bible Institute
  • Relationship Insights, hosted by The Legacy Institute’s Carrie Abbott from Seattle
  • “Hope Today” with Dave Tucker (Cornerstone TV)
  • KBRT Los Angeles live, “The Bottom Line” with Roger Marsh
  • Follow-up Interview: “Afternoons with Bill”, on Faith Radio, live from Minneapolis
  • POP Talk Radio, live with Lisa Worley
  • Family Life Radio, “Inside Out” with Martha Monikas-Foster, live from New York
  • Why Pastors are Leaving Churches – Dennis talks a second time with Tony Miltenberger of the Reclamation podcast
  • A Leadership Conversation (Continues) – Does Western Discipleship Need a Re-Do? with Dr. Michael Easley, Moody Bible Institute’s 8th President – and Pastor of Nashville’s Stone Bridge Bible Church
  • “Good News for Anxious Christians” with Author & Professor Phil Cary
  • The Challenges of Being a Pastor & Disciple with John & Debbie Kitterman of “Dare 2 Hear”

August Blogs

  • THE TOP GUNS IN MY LIFE – DISCIPLES WHO DISCIPLED ME. EPISODE 1: “SLY”
  • CHRISTIANS ARE WRONG – BY DR. RAYMOND MONROE
  • THE TOP GUNS IN MY LIFE – DISCIPLES WHO DISCIPLED ME. EPISODE #2: “CAL” MILLER
  • THE TOP GUNS IN MY LIFE – DISCIPLES WHO DISCIPLED ME EPISODE #3: GLODYS ST-PHARD

JULY INTERVIEWS

  • July 1: “The Reclamation Podcast”, with Tony Miltenberger from Dayton, OH (YouTube & Spotify)
  • July 6: “Dare 2 Hear”, with Debbie Kitterman, Columbia, SC on Zoom (recorded)
  • July 7: “Entrusting the Faith” with Eric Rutherford from Nashville
  • July 13: “Life Today Live”, with Randy Robison
  • July 15: American Family Radio, “Real Truth” with Pastor Jeff Schreve
  • July 21: Christian Broadcasting Network’s “Global Lane” with host Gary Lane, live from Virginia Beach
  • July 26: “Coming Soon Jesus”, with Duke White, Jr. from Virginia Beach, VA
  • July 27 “Follower of One” with Mike Henry, Sr.
  • July 28: “Faith Under Fire” with Traci Woolsey on Faith Radio (Audio)

VIDEOS & PODCASTS – On our website, YouTube, Rumble and major RSS feeds

  • July 9: A bondservant, freedom and Sovereignty…..how does THAT work? Brent Thorwall and Raymond Monroe explain.
  • July 27: Inflation, Markets, Fretfulness and Disciples….How Should That Work? With Scott McLeod, President of Brown Financial Advisory – talking to Dennis

 July Blogs

July 6th: WE ARE ALL CAUGHT UP IN ABORTION NOW

July 13th: FIXING DISCIPLESHIP – THE MYTHS. ESSAY #4: LEADERSHIP WITHOUT DOULOS?

July 20th: AN AMERICAN YANKEE IN KING JESUS’S COURT

July 27th: A HOUSE OF CARDS – MODERN DISCIPLING’S APPEAL – AND ITS FATE

The Disciple Dilemma on Audio:

 THE DISCIPLE DILEMMA’s JULY FACEBOOK STATS: (Reach is up Seven X since last month!)

From January to July – over 149,000 people have seen (called “Impressions”), and over 75,000 people have spent time on (“Reach”) The Disciple Dilemma – on our website, Instagram and Facebook pages.

YOUTUBE:

  • Reach now > 75,000
  • Over 1,700 viewings since March 2022
  • 38 YouTube & Rumble videos online already

The Website! (The Book – The Blogs – The Podcasts – The Traffic)

 

JUNE INTERVIEWS 

  • June 1: Dove Network, with Perry Atkinson. live via Zoom (will be recorded) 
  • June 3: With Mike Delgiorno on 99.7FM Talk Radio from Nashville (And on Spotify)
  • June 6: Zoom with CRU, live in Zagreb, Croatia “Business Forum” Q&A at 1PM ET (Translated and on YouTube)
  • June 8: Live at 430CT with Bill Arnold at University of Northwestern
  • June 9: Video live at 930am ET on Moody Radio from Nashville “Dawn & Steve in the Morning”
  • Also June 9: The “Bob Dutko Show” live audio on WMUZ FM 103.5 in Detroit at 230pm ET,
  • And then June 9: Zoom presentation live with The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics at Oxford, UK at 5PMET.
  • June 13: Live on American Family Radio’s “Core AFA”, with Walker Wildmon
  • June 15: Live with Bill Bunkley on “Drivetime” talk radio from Tampa, FL
  • June 16: “Viewpoint” with Chuck Crismier, live across the NE U.S.
  • June 17: “Carmen in the Morning”, live from the Twin Cities with Peter Kapsner
  • June 20: “Bill Martinez Live” radio broadcast from Crescenta Valley, CA and “The Meeting House” on FRN Radio, Montgomery, AL.
  • June 22: “In Context” podcast with Dr. Michael Easley

 VIDEOS & PODCASTS – On our website, on YouTube, Rumble and the major RSS feeds:

  • “Culture-Capitalism-Christianity: Compatible?” A conversation with Simon Edwards, attorney, apologist and the author of The Sanity of Belief– Simon is a lecturer at The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics
  • “Focus Today” with Perry Atkinson
  • The Disciple Dilemma at The OCCA – from Oxford, UK

 AUDIOS – “Yes, He CAN Be Trained!” The Disciple Dilemma on Apple, Audible, IHeart Radio, Podcast Index, Spotify, Stitcher

Reach: 49,000………..YouTube Views > 1,100

MAY INTERVIEWS

  • May 31: “The Reclamation Podcast”, at 8AM with Tony Miltenberger from Centerville, OH (Recorded)
  • May 31: Family Life Radio, taped with Traci Woolsey on “Faith Under Fire” (Recorded for later broadcast)

VIDEOS & PODCASTS – On the website, on YouTube and Rumble and the major RSS feeds:

  • May 26: A Conversation with a “None”, and with an “Undone None” – Dennis & Raymond interview Libby and Jordan from Austin, TX on why one walked out of organized church (None) – and the other, who walked out, and walked back in (Undone None).

AUDIOS – “Yes, He CAN Be Trained!” on Apple, Audible, IHeart Radio, Podcast Index, Spotify, Stitcher

  • Understanding Wokes and how discipleship matters in that
  • Running the race as a disciple -and running it well
  • Of Yes-Men and Leadership
  • Disciples – and Ultimate Reality

Jones Literary is now taking bookings for The Disciple Dilemma engagements and interviews – www.jonesliterary.com

April

Podcast “A Disciple In A War” with Dr. Kateryna “S” – political scholar, a Ukrainian, a disciple of Christ.

“What’s It Like In There?” A conversation with two disciples – who happen to be Pastors!

E-books released! – Apple, Kindle, Nook, Kobo 

Melanie Rogers, International Strategy Director for Campus Outreach SERVE – a long-term missionary to Brazil – along with Meredith Elder, a career mission leader with SERGE joins Dennis & Raymond to discuss “What’s it like over there?” as a disciple living life as a missionary.

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March

The Disciple Dilemma publicity campaign goes live in cyberspace with the help of Red Bird Social Media!

Five Podcasts:

– Ashley Chestnut, Author of “It’s Not Just You” talking about discipleship, women and sexual brokenness

– “Dr Kathy” and “Lynn”, talking about missionaries and academics as disciples  – “What’s it like in there?”

– Major General Jack Catton, USAF (Retired) on leadership and the cost of discipleship

– Jeremy Casella, singer and songwriter, and a member of Indelible Grace joins us to talk about being a disciple in the Christian Recording Industry – “What’s it like in there?”

– What does art have to do with discipleship? Visiting with Cory Bonnet of New Vision Studio.

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February

Live – the Session Retreat at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fairhope, AL

Podcasting is up! On Apple, Audible, Castbox, IHeart Radio, Overcast, Podbay, Podcast Index, Spotify & Stitcher

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January

Yes! He Can Be Trained…lessons learned by a disciple that’s in progress is launched…(see our podcast page on the website)

Jeremy Casella partners with us! 

YouTube: TMI! (Two Minute IN-take) goes live

Live at Reston Presbyterian Church

The “Platform” goes live today: Our website at www.discipledilemma.com…..Facebook at The Disciple Dilemma…Instagram at #thediscipledilemma…LinkedIn 

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December 2021

Our first video! “Do We Have a Problem?”

Live at a Men’s Wednesday AM Gathering, Reston, VA

Live (“Worsshipzooming”) with a South Asian Church—about The Disciple Dilemma.

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October 2021

The Disciple Dilemma, live at the morning worship service of Church of the Rock – Stijena Spasenja in Zagreb, Croatia  (Talk begins at time marker 00:46:20)

The Disciple Dilemma presented live at the second plenary session of the Gospel Coalition’s Southeast Europe Conference, behind the opening lecture by DA Carson.

The Disciple Dilemma was presented to Pastor Vlado, of the Church of the Way of the Truth (Put Istine) in Zagreb, Croatia. (Pictured here: Josip Debeljuh, Dennis, Pastor Vlado)

YouTube: “Follower-of-One” with Mike Henry and Roger Courville, featuring Dennis Allen, talking about his new book The Disciple Dilemma.

The Disciple Dilemma was presented live to students and professors of Trinity College – Billy Graham’s alma mater, and to Founders of the CS Lewis Society.


September 2021

Izvori Press in Croatia proposes a joint venture with Morgan James Faith to translate and publish The Disciple Dilemma in the Balkans in 2022.

Morgan James Faith Publishing, NY, NY offers contract for the The Disciple Dilemma, to be distributed in 2022

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Prototype presentation 2019: The Disciple Dilemma goes on a test drive at Baylor University’s Business School

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