How to Start a Discipleship Group

How to Start a Discipleship Group

Jesus not only called us to make disciples, but he also showed us how to do it. His strategy was simple. He formed an intentional community of men where he taught, encouraged, challenged, and equipped them in the ways of God. This method has proven to be effective in every culture and era in world […]

Disciple Making Movements

Disciple Making Movements

Inspired by Final Command Ministries James Forlines and his team at Final Command Ministries have one goal: “Creating environments where disciple making can go viral.” Viral disciple making means movements. They call it “Disciple Making Movements” (DMM for short). When we interviewed James Forlines, Executive Director of Final Command, along with Jerry Trousdale, author of […]

My Dog’s Guide to Discipleship and Obedience

My Dog’s Guide to Discipleship and Obedience

By Alex Absalom — www.dandelionresourcing.com Meet Molly! She is our 3 years old chocolate Labrador. Molly’s world is centered on a busy, noisy family — Hannah and myself, our 3 teenage sons, an assorted range of their pimply friends, increasing numbers of well-groomed long-haired girls, along with neighbors, members of our missional community, people from […]

Needing What You Were Created To Have

Needing What You Were Created To Have

by Jim Putman Many know me as one who cares very much about discipleship and they would be right. But after several years of training churches and speaking about discipleship, I realized that I have somehow missed emphasizing a point. Jesus’ method was based upon relationships. But Jesus did not use relationship to make disciples […]

What is Disciple Making?

What is Disciple Making?

Definitions are important because, in their best use, they define reality. A good definition can literally create reality. The expression disciple making closely reflects the words of Jesus. Our definition describes what is meant by the expression make disciples. Matthew 28:19-20 gives us a summary description of Jesus’ mandate: “Therefore go and make disciples of […]