Discipleship

Group Growth: Why Community Matters for Discipleship

young women reading Bibles at a Bible study

Community has always been essential in discipleship. In the Old Testament, the Israelites gathered collectively to hear the Word of God proclaimed. In this assembly, they were reminded how to live as God’s people and the great things He had done for them.

Leader Devotion: Obeying the Great Commission

Use this devotion to deepen your personal understanding of the Scripture Focus on the Great Commission in Matthew 28:18–20 for the Discipleship Lesson in the Missions Journey: Students unit on Cowboy Churches.

Make Disciples: Pouring Your Life into Others

two thirtysomething women taking a walk together outdoors

We all are pouring from our lives into others. The question is, “What sort of life am I pouring into them and why is it important?”

Chin Up: Show God’s Love by Investing in New Relationships

multiracial female friends taking selfie

I struggled to think of a single name to write in the blank of my guided prayer journal. “Name three people you interact with on a weekly basis that need to know of God’s love,” read the day’s assignment.

Discipleship: Nurture, Don't Abandon, New Christians

women reading Bible together outdoors

While on a family outing in a park, a friend of mine heard a cry coming from a cardboard box. In the box was an abandoned newborn girl. My friend’s family took her home and eventually adopted her. We read this and think, “How sad! How could someone abandon a newborn?”

Discipleship: Iron Sharpens Iron

two women studying Bible on porch swing

“You want me to do what?” I thought to myself. Standing in front of me were 2 women. One woman was asking me to mentor the other woman. I knew who the young woman was, but I did not know anything about her. With trepidation, I agreed.

Making Disciples at the Football Stadium

Fall is here, and with it comes colorful leaves, back to school shopping, and, yes, football!  And, football brings opportunities for making disciples.

Are Summer Camps Still Relevant Today?

We live in a world where technology is integrated into just about every aspect of our lives. Self-driving cars, microwaves, phones with computers in them (or is it the other way around?) and even electric toothbrushes!

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