Re-Commission your congregation to increase the church commitment to make disciple-makers!
What is the intent of The Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:18-20? Many Christians in the 21st century fail to see themselves as disciples of Christ and some may not comprehend the meaning of being “followers of Christ.” It is obvious to most Christian leaders whether they serve in volunteer or vocational ministry that Jesus intended for all Christians to be disciples and more than that, he intended for all Christians to be disciple-making disciple-makers. His desire is that immediately upon receiving Christ and being filled and empowered by the Holy Spirit, every Christian is to make disciples.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO MAKE DISCIPLES?
For many Christian leaders The Great Commission is a two-step process—baptism (conversion/evangelism) and teaching all that Jesus Christ commanded (discipleship). In a sense, Jesus never intended for making disciples to be a two-stage process. Even so, it is tragic that so…
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