As I have been actively seeking what it takes to make disciples over the years, here are 5 things I have found essential if we are to have disciples like Jesus did.
Making disciples takes a disciple.
Anyone who desires to be part of God’s plan in making disciples must first be a disciple of Jesus themselves. Only a disciple of Jesus can make a disciple. We must realize our own need to draw close to Christ and follow in His steps if we are to encourage or be used by God in discipling others. Paul said: “Imitate me AS I imitate Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 A disciple of Jesus is the one who will make other disciples of Jesus, as commanded and empowered to do through the great commission. It’s a disciple to make other disciples.
Making disciples takes time.
The natural birth of a child can take up…
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