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Try It This Week (A Disciple-Making Tool)

Brian Clark

12/3/2019

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. One of the Scripture verses John Wesley most quoted was 1 Corinthians 1:30. In the New King James Version, it states: "But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God - and righteousness and sanctification and redemption." If I understand it correctly, Wesley's aim in preaching from this verse was to exhort his listeners to believe that the fullness of their...


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 ...