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Phil Miglioratti commented on Allen White's blog post Sermons Don't Make Disciples
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May 13
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Sermons Don't Make Disciples

Sermons do a lot of things, but sermons don’t make disciples.Here’s the dilemma: the church’s mission is to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 28:18-20). If sermons don’t make disciples, then how does the church fulfill its mission? If sermons don’t directly fulfill the church’s mission, then why is so much emphasis placed on the weekend worship service and the sermon?What Do Sermons Do?I’m a preacher. I have nothing against preaching. I take exception, however, in depending on preaching to…See More
May 13
Phil Miglioratti commented on Allen White's blog post The Future is Disciple Making
"Challenging article, Allen ... hope you will continue to help D.N be a place of being and building followers of Jesus!"
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The Future is Disciple Making

By Allen WhiteSmall groups are no longer making disciples at the rate they once were. For many churches, the purpose of groups is to assimilate new people and keep them connected so they won’t leave. Everyone needs to go where everybody knows their name, and they’re always glad you came… But, if the purpose of small groups ends with assimilation, host homes, and the church-wide campaign, then how are disciples being made? Host homes and campaigns are great to get groups going, but not so great…See More
Apr 8
Allen White's blog post was featured

The Future is Disciple Making

By Allen WhiteSmall groups are no longer making disciples at the rate they once were. For many churches, the purpose of groups is to assimilate new people and keep them connected so they won’t leave. Everyone needs to go where everybody knows their name, and they’re always glad you came… But, if the purpose of small groups ends with assimilation, host homes, and the church-wide campaign, then how are disciples being made? Host homes and campaigns are great to get groups going, but not so great…See More
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How do you participate in discipleship?
Interested in growing personally (no specific role), Mentor others one-on-one, Lead small groups or classes, Work in a parachurch ministry
To help you connect with others who have similar interests, what are the primary areas in which you’re interested in growing personally?
Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Serving others, Experiencing the Holy Spirit's power, Serving the poor, Doing daily life in the company of God, Spiritual disciplines, Following the leading of the Holy Spirit, Loving others, Living out God's individual design for me
For those you disciple, what areas would you most like to see them grow?
Overcoming embedded sins, Resolving relationship conflicts, Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Serving others, Experiencing the Holy Spirit's power, Handling money and possessions, Doing daily life in the company of God, Spiritual disciplines, Following the leading of the Holy Spirit, Mentoring others, Loving others
If you disciple others, in what areas would you like to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from other network members?
How to start and sustain a discipling relationship, Discerning what topics or content to use, How to help a disciplee with personal issues, How to disciple other when I feel inadequate, How to foster discipleship in my church or ministry
What book or resource (other than the Bible!) has impacted your Christian life the most?
The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard
How did you discover Discipleship Network
Phil Miglioratti

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Sermons Don't Make Disciples

Sermons do a lot of things, but sermons don’t make disciples.

Here’s the dilemma: the church’s mission is to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 28:18-20). If sermons don’t make disciples, then how does the church fulfill its mission? If sermons don’t directly fulfill the church’s mission, then why is so much emphasis placed on the weekend worship service and the sermon?

What Do Sermons Do?

I’m a preacher. I have nothing against preaching. I take exception, however, in…

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Posted on May 13, 2019 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

The Future is Disciple Making

By Allen White

Small groups are no longer making disciples at the rate they once were. For many churches, the purpose of groups is to assimilate new people and keep them connected so they won’t leave. Everyone needs to go where everybody knows their name, and they’re always glad you came… But, if the purpose of small groups ends with assimilation, host homes, and the church-wide campaign, then how are disciples being made? Host homes and campaigns are great to get groups going, but…

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Posted on April 8, 2019 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 10:23am on January 7, 2019, Network Creator / Coordinator said…

Welcome! Allen ... looking forward to your good content contributions,

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