Aligning your life with Jesus’ mission
If you want to start reproducing, disciplemaking churches, start by training every believer to be a disciplemaking trainer.
Today the US defeated Algeria in Group C of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. It was the first time the US wins group since 1930.
When disciplemaking stops, new churches stop being birthed. Jesus told His disciples to make disciples (Matthew 28:19-20). This required going, baptizing, and teaching to obey. When we fail to teach obedience to Christ’s commands, disciplemaking stops. When disciplemaking stops, church multiplication stops.
Jesus told His disciples to make disciples who make disciples who make disciples who make disciples… (Matt 28:19-20). I am a disciple of Jesus today because of Christians who obeyed Jesus’ command. There would be more Christians and more churches if more Christians obeyed Jesus.
Here is a simple explanation of the word missional
Here is my dissertation abstract:
God is in control and I’m not and I don’t have to be and I can trust Him. He is completely sovereign. “Our God is in heaven; He does whatever pleases Him.”
One of the things that have been on my mind a lot lately has been FINISHING WELL. A few years ago, my friend Karl Teichert gave me a book called Starting Well.