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    Principles of Selection: Who Do I Disciple?

    11.13.17 | by Larry Gates

    Principles of Selection: Who Do I Disciple? In our contemporary culture of today, inclusiveness is a major social theme in our society.  Given this fact, it may seem strange to be discussing the importance of selectivity when it comes to...

      The Practical Side of Discipleship (Part 5)

      10.16.17 | by Larry Gates

      The follower of Jesus ministers both as an alongsider and an insider.  Most of the articles of the Disciple-Maker’s Forum thus far have addressed the disciple-maker as an alongsider – one who comes along side another person and...

        The Practical Side of Discipleship (Part 4)

        09.11.17 | by Larry Gates

        The life of a follower of Jesus is a journey of change or transformation. It is a journey of becoming more like Christ (Romans 8:29). As Dallas Willard notes, “the aim of transformation is not first to act differently, but to become...

          The Practical Side of Discipleship (Part 3)

          08.14.17 | by Larry Gates

          Often times our mental picture of a skilled disciple-maker is that of an expert teacher.  Our vision is that of skilled classroom lecturer, the sage on the stage.  With this frame of reference, we often associate lecturing with teaching...

            The Practical Side of Discipleship (Part 2)

            08.01.17 | by Larry Gates

            Disciple-makers love and live out the Word of God on a daily basis. As they come alongside young believers they are always inviting them to engage in the Scriptures regularly and live life by the way of the inspired Word. Wise disciple-makers...

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