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    The Discipleship Environment

    04.03.18 | by Larry Gates

    Traditionally, most discipleship experiences were structured in a Greek format.  What we in the contemporary society would consider as a more classroom, teacher to student environment.  This setting is often referred to as an...

      Life-On-Life Discipleship

      03.07.18 | by Larry Gates

      Jesus intentionally ministered life-on-life with a selected few.  When Jesus invited His disciples to “be with him” (Mark 3:14), it meant joining the Lord in His life.  Together they went to social events and on walking...

        The Gospel and the Disciple-Maker

        02.12.18 | by Larry Gates

        Is your disciple-making shaped by the Gospel?  Sage disciple-makers never lose sight of the fact that they and those they disciple must be shaped by the Gospel.  So, what does it mean to be “shaped by the Gospel”? ...

          The Discipleship Crisis

          01.16.18 | by Larry Gates

          A recent Barna report, The State of Discipleship, reveals the urgent need to address the current reality of discipleship in the lives of today’s Christians and the church in general.  The stark reality of the situation is highlighted...

            Living as an Apprentice to Jesus

            12.11.17 | by Larry Gates

            As a disciple-maker it is important to maintain the perspective of being a life-long disciple of Jesus.  This means you are His apprentice. He is the Master Disciple-Maker.  In the New Testament, being a disciple of Jesus meant being an...