Tag Archives: discipleship

How not to be a slave to technology

I don’t know that I’m necessarily the right person to write this. I spend far too many of my waking hours sitting in front of a screen. I am a learner though, actively engaged in figuring out what technology is, how it shapes us and how we can live

Book Review: Contagious Disciple Making

Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery by David Watson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Contagious Disciple Making is a useful resource on the essentials of disciple making and provides good insight if you’re looking into Disciple Making Movements (DMM) or

Devotional: You need your church

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging

Discipleship = maturity

The new life of the kingdom has two different effects. There is what the Gospel does in us and then what the Gospel produces through us. What happens in us is that we grow in Christ-likeness. What happens through us is that we grow in fruitfulness

Come follow me

Discipleship is at the heart of the Christian endeavour. We are not simply believers in a faith tradition but followers of a person. In Mark 1:17 as Jesus begins his ministry he finds Andrew & Peter fishing by Lake Galilee and James & John mending

The need for patient disciplemaking

Discipleship is something that can begin rapidly but lasts for a lifetime. Logan Gentry rightly reminds us that discipleship is an ongoing process that requires patience. Discipleship has often been viewed as an up-and-to-the-right straight process of successful growth, but discipleship is way messier than

Mark Dever’s 4 ways to make disciples

There are all sorts of models of making disciples but certain elements are required in each. Mark Dever argues that these should include teaching, correction, modelling discipleship and love. Jesus taught his disciples to live in view not of today or tomorrow, but eternity. We try