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.
At least 60% attenders don’t read the Bible between Sundays. If they don’t read it on their own, that makes public reading of scripture even more important!
Evaluate your efforts. How are you doing? What discipleship strategy questions would add for early in the journey (pre-salvation and early discipleship)?
Connect and move are discipleship essentials. They are the heartbeats of discipleship. Stop and consider your discipleship and disciple-making efforts.
The essence of being a disciple of Jesus is observing everything he commanded. The essence of being a disciple-maker is teaching them to observe.
Paul sends these verses to a young pastor. These are also important discipleship practices for disciplers and disciples. Read, exhort, teach, and practice.
Engagement is all about care. Jesus cared for his disciples & challenged them/us to love one another. He modeled agape love beyond culture in life & death.
To share the Hope in us well means listening and asking questions to encourage, help, and offer hope. That sounds like the work of a volunteer chaplain.
This lunch and conference will feature John McClendon, national director of BACE. He will focus on working with BACE and other networks in making disciples.
Drift happens in relationships when no attention is given. Drift can even happen when no conversation occurs beyond the superficial.