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Gerald Polmateer
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  • Gillette, WY
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Discipleship in the early church.
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Considering that the vast majority of people in the early church could not read. I am wondering how you would change your way of discipling people if you were dealing the same scenario?It seems that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Toney E Lee Mar 19, 2014.


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Gerald Polmateer and Amy Jo are now friends
Aug 10
Gerald Polmateer replied to Amy Jo's discussion Why Small Groups Aren't Discipleship article by Jim Morgan
"In the church is often found four types of soil. In a group like Jesus led is one type of soil. Jesus picked specific men who would "carry the ball". While it is easy to get people in a small group as a fellowship group or Bible study few…"
Sep 10, 2018
Gerald Polmateer replied to Jenni Biegler's discussion What Happens When Discipleship Is Intentional and Reproducible...
"Consider how much Jesus knew and the disciples he chose knew by the time they were twelve. although they had not studied under a rabbi to become a disciple in Judaism they knew their Bible well. Obviously they quoted parts of it and strung the parts…"
Jul 2, 2018
Gerald Polmateer replied to Jenni Biegler's discussion What Happens When Discipleship Is Intentional and Reproducible...
"Anyone ever notice the big thick book Jesus wrote on discipleship? You cannot make a reproducible disciple if you do not meet with someone personally. Jesus told his disciples what they were to do. He said ". . . teaching them to observe all I…"
Jul 2, 2018
Gerald Polmateer replied to Phil Miglioratti's discussion Breakdown of the Disciple Factories
"With a top down approach leaders only recognize that their approach to ministry is the only approach but when they take a look at Jesus they will notice how he led. He led his disciples in such a way that when he left they would plant churches with…"
Dec 7, 2017

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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, Pastor/Church staff
For those you disciple, what areas would you most like to see them grow?
Understanding - studying - and memorizing the Bible, Overcoming embedded sins, Resolving relationship conflicts, Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Experiencing the Holy Spirit's power, Receiving God's healing from past wounds, Forgiving, Spiritual disciplines, Following the leading of the Holy Spirit, Mentoring others, Loving others, Living out God's individual design for me
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?
How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth

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