While recovering from atrophy is time-consuming and painful, it is worth doing. Ignoring atrophy results in permanent loss.
Even the losing side can win through surrender. Fighting ceases. Healing is possible. Recovery begins. Redirection of energy and resources starts.
What evidence would you expect to find that a person has become a disciple of Jesus Christ or in assessing spiritual progress?
What discipleship activities would feed this equation? What church programs provide opportunities for these elements to feed into disciples’ experiences?
Because the needs and availability of pastors, discipleship leaders, and churches vary, the ways that a consultation can be delivered must also vary.
You have have seen your disciple grow in his/her relationship with God and his/her understanding of being a disciple and discipling. Now what?
The practice of conversational discipleship is needed today as you walk through life filled with teachable moment after teachable moment. Study God’s Word.
Do you want even more out of your time with God in His Word? Some simple Bible reading helps may lead you toward greater effectiveness in the year ahead.
A Bible reading plan should become part of a disciple’s lifestyle. That means conversation with God (Bible reading and prayer) becomes more than a habit.
Whose disciples are you making? This is a serious question demanding caution and a serious response. There are only 2 acceptable answers: self and Jesus.