A Disciplemaking Process

A Disciplemaking Process…  Making disciples is the primary function of the local church. The church should not simply be concerned with growing numerically as much as growing members in faith and following Jesus. Yet, recent trends across North America suggest a discipleship deficit. If the church is have impact in people’s lives and influence in…

Be The Church: Send Disciples (Matthew 10)

AUDIO: forthcoming… MOTIVATE It was February 15, 1953. The sun was setting on the Florida coast and a swarm of 136 Oldsmobile, Buick, and Ford coupes roared and slid around the Daytona Beach Road Course. Former moonshine runner and NASCAR legend Fonty Flock held a one minute lead over second place driver Dick Rathmann. It…

Be The Church: Shape Disciples (John 15)

AUDIO: MOTIVATE DTR: Define The Relationship[1] “Jack and Diane met through a mutual friend. From day one they seemed to be the perfect match. Diane was everything Jack had always wanted. She was beautiful, outgoing and caring – always there when Jack needed her.For the first five months they were inseparable. Jack could hardly think of anything…

Be The Church: Select Disciples (Luke 6:12-16)

AUDIO: MOTIVATE The criteria for any church’s success is obedience to Jesus’ commands. The last command Jesus gave to the church was to make disciples. Church budgets and money raised apart from making disciples is a failure. Maintaining and manufacturing buildings apart from making disciples is a failure. Ministries we organize inside or outside the…