This isn’t a surprise. In many churches, baptizing is reserved for the clergy. However, nowhere in the New Testament do we see instructions or restrictions that limit who can baptize.
My friend and colleague, Bob Rasmussen, posted a link to this Man of Peace video on the One Challenge USA webpage on Facebook.
My friend Chris Fukunaga is the pastor of A Village Community in Long Beach, California.
Because Christ sent the church to make disciples. And without disciplemaking, the church ceases to exist. This is Christ’s redemptive strategy. Missional starts with and continues through disciplemaking.
I came across an interesting post from INC.com entitled What Your Team Really Hates About Your Leadership Style. I was intrigued by the topic so I read through the article and have been chewing on this for the past few days.
Guest Post by Dr. Dan Riemenschneider
Jesus commanded His disciples to make disciples — which includes “teaching to obey.” How do you teach to obey all that Jesus commanded?
“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.”
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.