The Three Who’s of Disciple-Making

Who is involved in your disciple-making? There are three important “Who’s” of disciple-making. Let’s look at each of them: WHO: Jesus. When we follow Jesus, He promises to make us fishers of men (Matthew 4:19). We are all apostles (sent ones) who are sent to make disciples of all nations…

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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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Flash! The World is Coming to an End!

You have probably heard on the national news that there are billboards proclaiming the end of the world.  They read “Judgment Day May 21” and then reads, “The Bible Guarantees It.”  There are 1,200 such billboards in the US and 2,000 in other countries.  I also understand this group has…

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Prophesy Fulfilled

Christmas is about a fulfilled promise. For over 1,000 years the Jews had been waiting for the Messiah to come. Over 300 times God had inspired the prophets to prophesy concerning the promise of the coming of Christ. The result of this was that the O.T. prophets had predicted almost…

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Jesus’ Style of Discipleship

In the next few blogs we are going to talk about Jesus’ Style of making disciples. The word disciple is found 267 times in the New Testament. The word Christian is found 3 times in the New Testament. The word disciple (mathetes) is translated literally as a “learner.” My simple…

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iPod Shuffle andDiscipleship

My favorite Christmas gift this year was an iPod shuffle given to me by my son. Tiny in size yet it can store 500 plus songs. It is a great companion as I jog; take a long walk, or just working around the house. I have loaded several CD’s that…

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Christmas and Discipleship?

Christmas and discipleship. I know these two words don’t seem to fit, but just a few thoughts on this Christmas Eve 2009 at 12:07 AM. There are many folks that seem to get a little glimmer of faith during this season.  They like the songs and the traditions and they…

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Tiger Woods

Yesterday, I sat glued to the television as I watched Tiger Woods drop a 25-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole of the Arnold Palmer Invitational to secure a one-shot victory over Bart Bryant who completed a great round at 9-under par. Tiger’s win at the Orlando, Florida, Bay Hill…

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