Saying ‘Jesus is Lord’ Today

Saying ‘Jesus is Lord’ Today

  We gathered in a small group and a lady in the group, who is a new friend of ours, stated her desire to be baptized. I was excited! The grace of Jesus had captured her, and our group was happy. This was a wonderfully momentous decision for her. Then, as the group meeting progressed, […]

Radical Discipleship

Radical Discipleship

Inspired by Replicate Ministries When someone is discipled by David Platt, they’ll likely be radical in some way or another, but Robby Gallaty’s story was radical long before he met Platt. As a non-Christian in college, he blared his music into the air of his college campus listening to the unedited version of Tupac Shakur […]

Two Days of Transformation

Two Days of Transformation

By Shad Berry At Downline Ministries, we define discipleship the way Paul defined it in his letter to the Thessalonians, as “truth and life transference in the context of authentic relationship” (I Thess. 2:8). Truth and life transference in the context of authentic relationship. That’s Downline’s mission, hope, and its reason for being. Our hope […]

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 […]