By Jim Putman,Bobby Harrington,Robert Coleman,Bobby Harrington
Over the final thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in the USA have followed a number of types for achieving unchurched humans. An “attractional” version will search to draw humans to an area church. more youthful leaders may well recommend a extra “missional” process, during which believers dwell and paintings between unchurched humans and deliberately search to serve like Christ. whereas every one of those methods have advantage, anything continues to be lacking, anything much more primary to the challenge of the church: discipleship.
Making disciples—helping humans to belief and stick to Jesus—is the church’s God-given mandate. committed disciples allure humans outdoors the church as a result of swap others see of their Christ-like lives. And discipleship empowers Christians to be extra like Christ as they deliberately boost courting with non-believers.
DiscipleShift walks you thru 5 key “shifts” that church buildings needs to make to refocus at the biblical challenge of discipleship. those intentional adjustments will allure the realm and empower your church individuals to be salt and light-weight of their communities.
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DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples (Exponential Series) by Jim Putman,Bobby Harrington,Robert Coleman,Bobby Harrington