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 […]

Excerpt from “Conversion and Discipleship”

Excerpt from “Conversion and Discipleship”

by Bill Hull A Faith That Saves This quite familiar text asks the relevant question. “What good is it, dear brothers and sisters if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone?” [1] The obvious answer is no, it is not a faith that saves because […]

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 […]

What is a Disciple?

What is a Disciple?

Taken from MultiplyMovement.com Two thousand years ago, Jesus walked up to a handful of men and said, “Follow me.” Imagine being one of those original disciples. They were ordinary people like you and me. They had jobs, families, hobbies, and social lives. As they went about their business on the day Jesus called them, none […]

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 […]

Right Thing in the Wrong Way

Right Thing in the Wrong Way

By Bill Hull An article from Bible.org There is an old story about St. Patrick baptizing a druid priest. [ii] Both men were standing in the water and St. Patrick had inadvertently placed his staff on the priest’s foot. When the baptism was complete, Patrick said, “You can go now.” The priest answered, “I can’t.” […]

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 […]

What’s More Important—Knowledge or Love?

What’s More Important—Knowledge or Love?

By Francis Chan Article taken from ChurchLeaders.com Knowledge is essential, but it’s not sufficient. It takes knowledge for me to write this. We need to think. We must know the truth. But knowledge alone is not sufficient for the Christian life. It’s not enough just to have knowledge. That’s why Paul says in 1 Corinthians […]

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 […]