Much of being a disciple and making disciples comes down to motivation. A. W. Tozer expressed this simply by saying, “We may want God, but we want something else more and we will get what we want the most.”
The second question of consumerism is, “Where do I get the power to purchase satisfaction?” The answer is, “Purchasing power is found through employment and participation in institutions/systems.” We are groomed to live a system life that deeply impacts the way we relate to one another, to our work, and to ourselves.
Disciple making momentum soared in 2017 which included the largest gathering focused on disciple making in US history! Which disciple making topics reasonated the most this year? Here are the Top 5 posts of 2017 from One Disciple to Another!
American Christians have become so infatuated with theological beliefs that action and application have been neglected. It’s not that theology isn’t important, but when theological convictions don’t lead to actions then both our lives and our witness suffer.
The failure of Christians to visibly act out their faith is a key reason why many are leaving the church.
Discipleship curriculums and books that promise to bridge the gap between current reality and a disciple making future are a dime a dozen. Is it a result of consumerism or progress? Is the Bible still the best tool available to make disciples? If so, why do so many try to disciple without it?