The Impact of Proxemics on Disciple-making

Proxemics is a sociology and psychology term. According to Dictionary.com, proxemics is… the study of the spatial requirements of humans and animals and the effects of population density on behavior, communication, and social interaction. Edward Hall wrote a book entitled The Hidden Dimension. There he identifies four American spatial distances/zones:…

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Strategic Disciple-making Actions

In calling the disciples, Andrew and Peter, Jesus said, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). Jesus’ life and teaching were a demonstration of His disciple-making plan. Jesus established the model. Take out a piece of paper and make three column. Write down Before, When,…

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Discipleship Relational Stages, Part 2

In Part 1, I shared that being a disciple of Jesus Christ means that we are in a living, breathing relationship. Being His disciple is a choice and a life-long process. There I shared five discipleship relational stages: Ignoring, Exploring, Starting, Deepening, and Investing. Listening carefully (full of care) to…

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