Disciple making begins with prevenient grace as we each cooperate with God, go out into the world and make disciples through grace filled conversations.

C. Disciple making begins with prevenient grace as we each cooperate with God, go out into the world and make disciples through grace filled conversations. The task of disciple making belongs to each Christian and cannot be delegated to an institution, professionals or the gifted.

            Matthew 28:19: Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit . . .

D. Disciple making continues with sanctifying grace as all cooperate with God and teach their new disciples through grace filled conversations how to live by the rules Jesus gave for their new life. A disciple is more than a God believer or a Temple worship attender.

            Matthew 28:20: teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you . . .

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[1] The quote is a selection from David O. Kueker’s Fuller Seminary Doctor of Ministry project submitted in September, 2007, entitled Diagnosis, Dialogue, and Decision: A Threefold Process of Revitalization For the Illinois Great Rivers Conference.
It is shared here in recognition of its 12th Anniversary along with comments to update and provide perspective on the material. The original project was a Training Manual/Study Guide of three Seminars supported by three chapters of research and an Introduction. The material is available for download at www.disciplewalk.com/Resources.html. In 2009 it was provided for purchase as a softcover book entitled Designing Discipleship Systems: Christian Disciple Making For Any Size Church, Any Theology through CreateSpace.com.

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