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Try It This Week (A Disciple-Making Tool)

Brian Clark

4/7/2020

The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We enter into a Holy Week like none other. We aren't waving palm branches in our sanctuaries on Palm Sunday, we aren't together for Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday, and we aren't stripping the altar on Good Friday. Nevertheless, none of that changes the meaning of this week nor does it negate the power of our journey with Jesus to the cross. Perhaps, as we consider the pain and...


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 ...