Top 5 Disciple Making Posts of 2017


So, what topics resonated most in 2017?

I published 26 posts this year, but here are the FIVE you loved the most…

Before the big reveal, thank you for making 2017 a great year for One Disciple to Another! Thanks to you, unique visits rose by over 250%. You shared posts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others more than ever before. Each share is a vote of confidence and encouragement to me. Thank you, truly.

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So, here we go, the Top 5 posts of 2017!

1. Four Types of People Who Can’t Be Discipled

         “Trying to disciple some people is a waste of time—yours and theirs. No matter how skilled or committed you are, some people just can’t be discipled. So, what makes someone undiscipleable? Here are four traits that, if any one is present, will prevent someone from becoming a disciple maker…”

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2. Supercharge Your Discipleship with this Disciple Making Scale

“In disciple making there’s a foundational scale, a continuum of sorts. The scale helps uncover both our preferences and our design. On one side, there are relational practices. At the other end, there are intentional habits. To disciple well, we must aware of our own default setting, the default of the person we invest in and adjust our disciple making practices accordingly…”

3. Discipleship Curriculum or The Bible?

A modern-day parable that explores our relationship between discipleship curriculum and the Bible. When did we decide the Bible was inferior to great curriculum for making disciples? If discipleship curriculum could do what it promised, then wouldn't our churches be full of disciples?

4. Does Your Church Make Members or Disciples?

“There’s a world of difference between a church member and a disciple of Christ, but what is that difference? Why do churches talk so much about becoming a member and mention next to nothing about becoming a disciple? Jesus taught that to follow meant to “take up your cross daily”. So how does an invitation to come and die morph into come, join, and enjoy?”

5. Marks of a Disciple Making Culture – Relationally Driven

“No longer do we bring our problems to one another. No longer do we seek to be Christ to those who are hurting. We’ve been trained to shop for solutions amongst systems. While Scripture tells us to love one another over ninety-five times, Christians ‘system one another’ by pointing each other to books, Bible studies, and programs specifically designed to meet each need."