Unit Goals and Objectives
- Goal: This unit will give you fresh perspective on the Great Commission from Matthew 28:16-20.
- Objective: Understand how Jesus’ last words are central to the church’s work in the world.
- Main point: Jesus’ command to make disciples gives direction to the church.
- Estimated Time to Complete Lesson: 160 minutes.
Read Chapter 4 of Bobby Harrington’s eBook Discipleship is the Core Mission of the Church: “Chapter Four: What Is the Goal for Leaders and the Local Church?” (pages 20-23) by clicking here.
Watch the video, “A Blueprint for Making Disciples in Your Church feat. Robby Gallaty (2016 Nat’l Forum)” in which Robby Gallaty from Replicate Ministries leads a discussion about Jesus’ last words and how they need to be our first work (77 minutes) by clicking here. Participants include Robert Coleman, Bill Hull, Brett Clemmer, and Bobby Harrington (moderator).
Listen to Episode 8 of The Disciple Maker’s Podcast: “E08: Robby Gallaty’s Story w/ Jeremy Brown and Tim LaFleur” which is the NPR-style story of Robby’s journey to faith and how two men impacted him along the way (40 min). Select your favorite podcast player by clicking here.
Once you’ve read the chapter, watched the video, and listened to the podcast episode, answer these questions in a group context, if possible.
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