In discipleship, I found that it is helpful not to pick who you want to disciple based on potential, but based on hunger. Find hungry people and disciple them to disciple others.
And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear. But when [...]
Many people want God, but don’t want to be transformed by him. In the end, they didn’t get God.
“Everyone wants to do something great they just don’t have someone great to lead them. Why not you?” Jimmy Seibert I so appreciate this man’s heart and passion for life-on-life discipleship. There are scores of people around us who are longing to be great, we just need to point them in the right direction to [...]
Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 1 Cor 11:1 Discipleship is a modeling enterprise, not a teaching one. Transformational discipleship is not just teaching people a bunch of facts about Jesus, but it is showing and demonstrating how to follow Jesus. We as Americans have a mindset that we think that lots of good information will [...]
And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church… Matthew 16:17 Discipleship first begins by seeing a vision for what someone can be and then calling them to it. Jesus here demonstrates that to Peter at the eclipse of his ministry to the twelve. At this point, being [...]
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. Galatians 2:20 Previously, I asked the question of how is a Christian possibly to live the high ethical and moral standards of the teachings found in Sermon on the Mount. Now I present my answer. Jesus [...]