This article give four reminders of how discipleship practices should be focused. They are good reminders that enable us to think intentionally on how to spend our time on discipleship.
How would you define discipleship? Do you have a specific set of practices that help you fulfill this portion of the great commission? Here’s an article that tries to bring some focus to the idea of discipleship. What is it and what it isn’t.
“The traditional model of discipleship as behavior modification must be replaced with a model of spiritual formation. Spiritual formation is by it's very nature relational and implies process...”
This article seems to be just the beginning of a larger conversation about Discipleship in a Post Christian Context. I think the analagies given help us imagine new ideas and processes we might imploy to help others grow deeper in their own Jesus Lifestyle.
Any Thoughts? Does this fit your ministry context?
Do you actively coach or encourage your church ushers/ greeters? Maybe these formal roles don’t exist in your church. Whatever the case, I hope these three pieces of advice will help you create an environment where everyone coming into your space feels welcome to enter into worship with their whole heart.