Do you remember the day you gave your heart to Jesus, or the day you recommitted your life back to Him? That was a good day, right? Our guess is that on that day, you would have received glimpses of His joy, peace and love, and you would have committed to living wholeheartedly for His mission in this world. Way to go!
But then what? But now what? Have you ever asked these questions? Have you ever wondered how to progress to the next level of your spiritual development? Surely more of the SAME SAME forever would grow boring! Worse still, how does more of the SAME even grow and develop us?
We have some thoughts on this...If you want to develop and grow spiritually - and you can - then keep reading.
The parable of the Growing Seed in Mark 4:26-29 (give it a read) gives us profound principles on spiritual growth. Understanding these principles has the power to unleash you. Here we go...
In likening the Kingdom of God to a seed, Jesus articulated our potentiality (Mark 4:26)....
The Church is commissioned to make disciples who make disciples until the second coming of Jesus Christ. Facts!
The recent events surrounding the Covid 19 global pandemic have forced churches across the world to rethink their discipleship approaches. Churches are now experimenting with online services and mid-week options. Whilst some churches see this as an opportunity, others feel like they have been forced into it. There's truth to both those views.
Regardless, we all know that discipleship requires far more deliberation than simply publishing online content on YouTube or posting regularly on Facebook, Instagram or Tiktok. These platforms are a good start, but they certainly don't make the cut!
So if these platforms are not the be all and end all, what is required in order to facilitate effective online discipleship?
Here are some insights and tips for how you can facilitate effective ONLINE discipling environments in your local ministry. We draw these...