I’ve been working on a tool to accelerate disciple making without watering it down.
I think I did it.
[Pocket] Disciple is not a book to read. It’s a tool for growing relationships centered on following Jesus together.
It’s simple. You do seven experiences with Jesus together, while reading some scriptures out loud and discussing them together. It builds on interaction more than information. It’s inspired by seven commands Jesus gave, contextualized in language a post-modern person can relate to.
Change – Water – Fire – Tell – Love – Gather – Go
And it works.
Here’s a testimony from the first time I used it…
The church that meets in our home seemed a good place to try it out. The book aims at teaching the basic commands of Jesus through seven discipleship practices. So last Friday, the group of us gathered there went through Experience #6: gather. We read through the instructions about how to use the book, discussed some Scriptures, answered questions and then experienced Jesus by celebrating communion together.
With us was a young woman, a co-worker and friend of one of the gals who gathers with us. She is from the Middle East and has no background in Christianity. It was her second time here. She went through Experience #6 with us and was full of questions. So Erik and some others took her through Experience #1: change. She wept her way into the Kingdom. (Felicity Dale, simplychurch.com)
Relational. Powerful. Reproducible. Just the way disciple making ought to be!
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