Discipleship: Your Example Matters

For Christians, the focus of our discipleship is Jesus. We devote ourselves to Him, to following Him, to acting like Him, and carrying out His mission. We choose to surrender ourselves to Him. We go where He leads. We study His commands (Matthew 28:19-20), His teachings, and His example so…

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Leadership Development IS Discipleship

I have been doing a series of training and planning sessions across Kentucky this year. Those events have caused me to realize something about discipleship that had not clicked until now. Jesus taught and modeled ministry before he called the Twelve. He prayed all night (Luke 6:12) before calling them…

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KBREA Focus: Transformational Discipleship

All ministers of education, associate pastors, children’s ministers, youth ministers, professors, denominational leaders, and others who serve in church discipleship/education ministry are invited. DATE/PLACE: 2013 Annual KBREA Meeting November 11, 2013 FBC Paducah 2890 Broadway Street Paducah, KY 42001 SCHEDULE: 5:30-6:00p     Registration 6:00-6:45p     Dinner 6:45-8:30p     Program 8:30-9:00p     Business Guest Speaker Philip…

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Think with Me about Discipleship Phase Actions

What actions would benefit a disciple at each of these discipleship (spiritual maturity) phases: baby, child, teen, adult? In what actions/activities should the individual be involved and which ones could the church provide that would encourage spiritual progress? I am still chewing through these thoughts. Naturally some of the actions/activities…

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