“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.”
Archive for year: 2012
Missional Challenge began in 2006 with a commitment to challenge believers to align their lives with the mission of Jesus. For the past six years, we have remained faithful to this calling as we assess, train and coach leaders across America and beyond.
The church is not the end. We need to understand that the church is the means to get to the end goal.
Today I was part of a conversation where we discussed closing a church.
Over the last three days I’ve posted on what a disciplemaker needs to Know, Be and Do. These represent 10 things that reflect the focus and lifestyle of one who is living on mission with Jesus by making disciples who make disciples.
In the simplest sense, a disciplemaker needs to make disciples who make disciples. That’s the nature of a disciplemaker. They are intentionally making disciples. And those whom they disciple are intentionally making disciples. Disciplemakers are committed to multiplying generations of disciplemakers.
I truly believe that being precedes doing. What we do actually flows out of who we are.
If you are making disciples who make disciples who make disciples, you are a disciplemaker. While most Christians would see themselves as disciples of Jesus, not very many are fully engaged in making disciples. (I’d recommend you check out 3 Simple Skills Every Christian Needs.)
I first completed the APEST Assessment about three years ago. If you aren’t familiar with this acronym, it is based on Ephesians 4:11.
We’ve got so much to be thankful for! We are so blessed, and you are too.