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Try It This Week (A Disciple-Making Tool)

Brian Clark


The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The Book of Zechariah in the Old Testament offers us various ways of praying and planting seeds toward revival. Zechariah writes between 520 and 518 B.C. after the exiles have returned to Jerusalem from Babylon and before the Temple is dedicated in 515 B.C. Zechariah opens his prophetic word in verse three with these instructions: This is what the Lord Almighty says: 'Return to ...

Try It This Week! (A Weekly Discipleship Tool)

Brian Clark


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 ...