There are two kinds of people: givers and takers.The takers eat better, but the givers sleep better.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” — Jesus (Mt 28:19-20)
Leaders must be accountable for disciplemaking. You’ve heard the adage, “Speed of the leader, speed of the team.”
Ask your spiritual leaders who they are influencing to follow Jesus. Don’t assume they are building relationships with lost people.
My friend and colleague in the Missionary Church Western District, Len Sunukjian, sent me a link to an article today in Charisma magazine entitled – Discipleship is Not a Dirty Word. While I’ve never personally viewed “discipleship” as a dirty word, I agree with these statements:
One of the most important things we should do as followers of Jesus is to listen and obey Jesus.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released3 million hatchery-reared trout into lakes across the state.(reported April 27, 2012 on kxro news radio)
I feel compelled to keep on emphasizing this truth: “We don’t start churches to make disciples.
(From Disciplemaking 101)
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