Liberty Theological Seminary
Selecting a Disciple-Maker's Message
In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the Course
Fall 2010 DSMN 500 LUO
10 November 2010
Chapter 9 in Michael R. Mitchell's book Learning, Teaching, and Making Disciples gives great insight and instruction as it pertains to discipleship. He uses three scriptures as a blueprint for effective organization and implementation of true discipleship. The first scripture 1 Cor. 1-2: Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.Ã¯Â¿Â½ The second scripture: 2 Peter 1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours.Ã¯Â¿Â½
The third scripture of reference is Romans 15:18-24: I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles to obey God by what I have said and done- by the power of signs and wonders, through the power of the Spirit of God.Ã¯Â¿Â½ The three scriptures will have an impact on the one's selection of a curriculum of discipleship. This paper will use these scriptures along with chapter 9 from Michael R. Mitchell's book to describe the principle gained from the study. The selection for discipleship is on to be taken seriously. Many ministries operate in the area of discipleship and the results are minimal. Most if evaluated have areas of improvement. In order to operate effectively structure and guidelines are a must. Principles...