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Try It This Week (A Disciple-Making Tool)

Brian Clark

1/14/2020

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The purpose of disciple-making is to help people become committed followers of Jesus Christ who mature in faith and bring glory to God. Dr. Allan Coppedge says in The Biblical Principles of Discipleship that there are three special ways that disciples glorify God. 1. A growing relationship between believers and God. 2. Development of Christlikeness in character. 3. Fruitful ...


Try It This Week! (A Weekly Discipleship Tool)

Brian Clark

11/28/2017

Commit the fifth (and final) key of discipleship to memory: thus far, we've learned four keys of discipleship. Can you name them? 1) Disciples have a personal relationship with Jesus lived out through the spiritual disciplines. 2) Disciples participate in a small group for mutual growth and accountability. 3) Disciples serve others through acts of love that build the Kingdom of God. 4) Disciples are stewards of every aspect of their lives. The fifth key: Disciples share the Gospel and make ...