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    Disciple Making Requires Intentionality

    06.07.17 | by Larry Gates

    Making disciples for Jesus is not a haphazard process. It requires purposeful thought and a plan of action fit for the person you are discipling. The process should model the principles revealed in Jesus’ approach to training the twelve. A ...

      A Vision for Making Disciples

      04.10.17 | by Larry Gates

      In the last issue of the Disciple-Maker’s Forum you were introduced to the VIM principle. VIM, as you may recall, stands for Vision, Intentionality, and Means. In this issue of Disciple-Maker’s Forum the focus is on the first of the ...

        The Ways of the Disciple-Maker: VIM Principle

        03.14.17 | by Larry Gates

        Ministering as a disciple-maker is a highly relational process but it is not a haphazard process. Like the Apostle Paul we must be intentional and understand the outcome we are seeking. Paul expressed it this way, “present everyone mature in ...

          The Nature of the Disciple-Maker’s Ministry

          02.12.17 | by Larry Gates

          When you hear the word “amateur” what first comes to your mind? Is your mental picture that of a person who does something without professional skill? Do words like neophyte, inexperienced or unskilled come to your mind? The original ...

            A Dialog on Discipleship

            01.17.17 | by Larry Gates

            The Disciple-Maker’s Forum is a monthly brief designed for individuals engaged in disciple-making and for those seeking to embark on the journey. Each monthly brief will address one of the elements of biblically-based discipleship. The purpose of ...