How Do You Make Disciples by Dr. Patrick Morley. Many methods come to mind, but the best method of making disciples is the one you will use. Which of these are most suitable for you: preaching, teaching, small groups, private study, Christian literature, seminars and conferences, informal discussion, leadership training, or application?
Making Disciples Who Make Disciples. Making disciples is God’s designated way to release the power of His gospel on every problem we face. Everyone knows we have a "men problem." The collateral damage among women and children has been staggering--with no relief in sight. I know you care. Yet if you're like most of us, you can't help but wonder, What difference could I possibly make? I'm just one man. If you've been wondering what you can do, this is the lesson you've been waiting for. We each have a choice. We can sit in front of the TV and yell at the evening news, or we can do something about it. Bible Study by Patrick Morley (40 minute video)
Jesus' Approach to Disciplemaking. Early Ministry: Jesus had already begun His public ministry when He called His disciples. The disciples accompanied Him, getting to know Him and listening as He taught the multitudes. It was a time of building relationships. During this period of his ministry, Jesus prepared His disciples for life.
The Broken Record Approach to Evangelism. A simple, yet effective approach to leading someone to Christ.
One-on-One Disciplemaking. The purpose of men's ministry is to move men from the bleachers onto the playing field through building relationships, encouragement, and discipling. The most effective means of discipling men is in a male only environment. This can be in a large group, a small group or a one-on-one relationship. This article focuses on the one-on-one relationship.
Steps to Moving Men from the Pew into Ministry. An interview with a pastor who has an intentional process for moving men from the community, into ono-on-one discipling, small groups and equipping for leadership.
The Importance of being Intentional in Disciplemaking. You've probably seen a scenario like this at your church or a church you are familiar with: Jeff was an up and coming professional in town. Married with three young kids, he had grown up in church and still attended almost every week with his family. His wife was involved in a women's Bible Study, and he occasionally played basketball with some men from the church.
The Path to Discipleship. A scripturally based document that defines levels of spiritual development as a man moves from coming to faith, moves on to spiritual adolescence, Spiritual adult, spiritual parent and spiritual leader.
Not a Fan: Becoming a completely Committed Follower of Jesus by Kyle Idleman. Each chapter is a yardstick for defining one’s relationship with Jesus. Thought provoking. A great resource for mentoring and small groups. Download discussion questions.
Why Is Men's Disciplemaking So Urgent - A collection of some of Dr. Patrick Morley's reflections on men's discipleship.