Jesus didn't command us to "go and do discipleship" nor did He say "go and do evangelism". Jesus commanded us to go and "make disciples" and disciple-making is where the very heart of evangelism and discipleship meet.
Jesus tells us to pray for people far from God...then equips us to be the answer to our prayers.
The only way to follow Jesus is to die to yourself everyday.I wish there was an easier way. Instead of giving up the life I have...wouldn't it be nice to simply add Jesus to my existing life? But Jesus doesn't give that as an option. Following Jesus requires a cross. Jesus says the only way to … Continue reading Discipleship Requires A Cross
The mission Jesus gave His followers is summed up by the Great Commandment and the Great Commission: Love God, Love Others, Make Disciples. But the question I'm often asked is "how?". How do I engage with people far from God? How do invite people into spiritual conversations?
What comes to mind when you think about the Great Commission? Many followers of Jesus feel intimidated because it's the "great" commission. They think because it's "great" it must be meant for "great" Christians. That's simply not the case. The commission is “great” because it has to do with the gospel…not WHO it was given to. The Great Commission … Continue reading The Great Commission is our Everyday Mission