Family Discipleship: The Present and Future State of Family Discipleship
A SUMMARY OF AN IMPORTANT MEETING OF NATIONAL LEADERS ON THE STATE OF FAMILY DISCIPLESHIP
A Guide to the guide issues in family discipleship today
- Explain the Biblical basis of family discipleship and why it is important.
- Understand the difference between family discipleship 1.0 and family discipleship 2.0.
- See the challenge that social media is creating for family discipleship.
- Learn about a new model where families for distinct communities for the purpose of discipling their children to live for Jesus in the new cultural realities.
In The Present and Future State of Family Discipleship, Bobby Harrington, pastor and CEO of Discipleship.org describes the important of family discipleship as described in Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and the challenges for parents as they seek to live that out today. Bobby describes a meeting of national disciple making leaders held in his home in the summer of 2022 where the major issues confronting families was discussed. Bobby points to key resources that have been developed over the last fifteen years and the he pivots to a discussion of the new state of antagonism to the teachings of Jesus, especially around sexuality, gender, and persecution. The eBook ends with a brief description of a pilot group of parents who are forming a community to create a support system which we educate and help children to thrive in the upcoming persecution of traditional Christians in North America.