Raising Disciples and Disciple Makers

Raising Disciples and Disciple Makers

Churches do not multiply by external pressure. They multiply because they raise up disciples and disciple makers. Ralph Moore is the founder of the Hope Chapel Movement. They have planted in excess of 2,500 churches. When asked about multiplication and disciple making, Ralph describes it succinctly, “I think disciple making is 90 percent of church […]

10 Disciple Making Affirmations

10 Disciple Making Affirmations

By Bobby Harrington This is my first blog for our new website. I cannot think of a better platform to share what I am about and what we are about at discipleship.org. We are a collaborative community of men and women committed to the discipleship lifestyle – which is being disciples of Jesus and making […]

The Call to Make Disciples in Matthew 28: 18-20

The Call to Make Disciples in Matthew 28: 18-20

Excerpt taken from Evangelism or Discipleship: How Can They Effectively Work Together by Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull In this chapter, we’re asking three critical questions of this seminal passage. We begin with the two verses before it: “Then the eleven disciples left for Galilee, going to the mountain where Jesus had told them to […]

Why Emphasize Discipleship?

Why Emphasize Discipleship?

This excerpt is taken from Jim Putman and Bobby Harrington (with Robert Coleman), DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples Discipleship.org is focused on Jesus Christ and the necessity of helping people trust and follow Him. We do this because it is the greatest cause on earth. And we […]

Why Discipleship is Better than Evangelism

Why Discipleship is Better than Evangelism

by Bill Hull and Bobby Harrington Evangelism is a disrespected word now among many Christians. It may be a good thing. Jesus told us to preach “the gospel” (Mark 13:10), but he never commanded just evangelism. He commanded us to “make disciples.” He gave his command to make disciples in Matthew 28:19-20. Two subordinate phrases […]

Why is Reproducing Disciples so Important?

Why is Reproducing Disciples so Important?

Taken from Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman and Bobby Harrington Reproduction is evidence your discipling program is beginning to multiply, because until you see what is emerging from this person in whom you’ve invested, you really don’t know if you’ve gotten through. Until you see the fruit of your discipling in […]

The Bible and Discipleship

The Bible and Discipleship

An excerpt taken from Discipleship Handbook by Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness. 2 Timothy 3:16 The Word of God is living and active; by it we encounter Jesus and learn to form our lives around him. Discipleship is to form […]