Jim Putman is the founder and senior pastor of Real Life Ministries in Post Falls, Idaho. Real Life was launched with a commitment to discipleship and the model of discipleship Jesus practiced, which is called, 'Relational Discipleship.' Outreach magazine continually lists Real Life Ministries among the top 100 largest churches in America. Jim is also the founding leader of the Relational Discipleship Network. He is the author of three books, Church Is a Team Sport, Real Life Discipleship and Real Life Discipleship Workbook (with Avery Willis and others). Jim's passion is discipleship through small groups. He lives with his wife and three sons in scenic northern Idaho.