In my estimation, evangelical churches today are failing when it comes to training up the next generation of men and women. We are not mentoring and discipling younger Christians the way we should be. Discipleship happens in a number of different ways and contexts, but an important component of that is in person-to-person relationships. While […]Read More Training up the Next Generation of Christ-Followers
Who? Jesus gave this mission verbally to the first disciples, but it did not end with their deaths. As Lord of the church, he expects his followers to carry out this mission “to the end of the age.” Their mission is our mission. Why? The authority for our mission comes from Christ. It is […]Read More Understanding the Great Commission
“And Jesus said to Simon, ‘Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.’ And when they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed him.” (Luke 5:10-11) Every time I read this verse, it always hits me hard. Here you have a total identity transformation. Simon Peter, James […]Read More Catching Men
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19) In the Great Commission, we find our marching orders. The mission of the church is to make disciples who make disciples who make disciples who…..you get the point. Jesus did not simply say this to the apostles. He did not simply say this to pastors […]Read More Are you helping other Christian’s follow Jesus?