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Evangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together? – eBook $0.00

Evangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together? – eBook

Evangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together? – eBook

Evangelism or Discipleship - Can They Effectively Work Together - coverEvangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together?
by Bill Hull & Bobby Harrington

Evangelism and discipleship are not two things; they are one. Jesus has commanded us to “make disciples.” In this eBook, veteran discipleship leaders Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull focus on the need for leaders to bring together discipleship and evangelism and plant churches with that mindset. The two authors offer Bible-based insights into how evangelism and discipleship work together to accomplish the Great Commission, sharing stories and examples of leaders and churches that have successfully brought the two together for kingdom impact.

Jesus’ Matthew 28 commandment included the expectation of reproduction—that new disciples would become well-taught disciples who would in turn embrace the mission and make other new disciples. Anything less is to sabotage the master plan. Evangelism is simply a form of pre-conversion discipleship. When we engage in this disciple-making process, Jesus tells us that He will be present with us—to the end of the age (Matt. 28:20).

Key highlights:

  • Helpful observations of the state of evangelism and discipleship in the West
  • The theological significance of discipleship and how it encompasses evangelism.
  • Experienced perspective from two veteran leaders on how evangelism and discipleship work together effectively
  • Thorough study of the gospel and how a proper understanding of Jesus as the gospel helps us connect evangelism and conversion to discipleship?
  • How the concept of a covenant commitment is important in the linkage of evangelism and discipleship
  • Three questions of the Matt. 28: 18-20 passage critical to understanding how evangelism and discipleship work together
  • The role of accountability in disciple making
  • Three primary characteristics of a disciple-making church
  • Six core insights into why and how the saints must be equipped based on Eph. 4: 11-16

Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual (available soon as a free download on discipleship.org) Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.
 
Bill Hull is a writer and discipleship evangelist calling the church to choose the life Jesus calls His disciples to. Bill has written many books on this subject (including the watershed works The Disciple Making Pastor andThe Disciple Making Church and spent 20 years working it out as a pastor.

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Evangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together? – eBook

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Evangelism or Discipleship - Can They Effectively Work Together - coverEvangelism or Discipleship: Can they effectively work together?
by Bill Hull & Bobby Harrington

Evangelism and discipleship are not two things; they are one. Jesus has commanded us to “make disciples.” In this eBook, veteran discipleship leaders Bobby Harrington and Bill Hull focus on the need for leaders to bring together discipleship and evangelism and plant churches with that mindset. The two authors offer Bible-based insights into how evangelism and discipleship work together to accomplish the Great Commission, sharing stories and examples of leaders and churches that have successfully brought the two together for kingdom impact.

Jesus’ Matthew 28 commandment included the expectation of reproduction—that new disciples would become well-taught disciples who would in turn embrace the mission and make other new disciples. Anything less is to sabotage the master plan. Evangelism is simply a form of pre-conversion discipleship. When we engage in this disciple-making process, Jesus tells us that He will be present with us—to the end of the age (Matt. 28:20).

Key highlights:

  • Helpful observations of the state of evangelism and discipleship in the West
  • The theological significance of discipleship and how it encompasses evangelism.
  • Experienced perspective from two veteran leaders on how evangelism and discipleship work together effectively
  • Thorough study of the gospel and how a proper understanding of Jesus as the gospel helps us connect evangelism and conversion to discipleship?
  • How the concept of a covenant commitment is important in the linkage of evangelism and discipleship
  • Three questions of the Matt. 28: 18-20 passage critical to understanding how evangelism and discipleship work together
  • The role of accountability in disciple making
  • Three primary characteristics of a disciple-making church
  • Six core insights into why and how the saints must be equipped based on Eph. 4: 11-16

Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual (available soon as a free download on discipleship.org) Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.
 
Bill Hull is a writer and discipleship evangelist calling the church to choose the life Jesus calls His disciples to. Bill has written many books on this subject (including the watershed works The Disciple Making Pastor andThe Disciple Making Church and spent 20 years working it out as a pastor.

Discipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle – eBook $0.00

Discipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle – eBook

Discipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle – eBook

Discipleship Handbook - 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle - coverDiscipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle
by Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick of Harpeth Community Church – Franklin, TN

The Discipleship Handbook presents 6 elements of a discipleship lifestyle. The discipleship lifestyle means being a disciple of Jesus and making disciples of Jesus.

This eBook will help you understand and apply the elements of a discipleship lifestyle. These principles can be utilized to make discipleship a reality for a parent with her child, a friend with a non-Christian co-worker, a youth minister with his students, a pastor with the small groups in his church,etc. Our goal is to move people beyond convictions about discipleship into the key elements of a practical discipleship framework and out into effective practice. We want to give you actionable content and inspire the simplest and most reproducible practices that make discipleship an everyday reality.

The discussion questions found at the end of each section make this a great resource to walk through with your potential leader or apprentice as you are equipping them for their discipleship journey.

Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual.

Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.

 
Josh Patrick is the teaching and discipleship minister with Harpeth Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Josh teaches people about Jesus and equips them to trust and follow Him in their everyday lives. He also coaches and encourages their Community Deacons and Home Groups leaders. His other areas of passion are creating discipleship opportunities for men who are hungry of heart.

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Discipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle – eBook

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Discipleship Handbook - 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle - coverDiscipleship Handbook – 6 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle
by Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick of Harpeth Community Church – Franklin, TN

The Discipleship Handbook presents 6 elements of a discipleship lifestyle. The discipleship lifestyle means being a disciple of Jesus and making disciples of Jesus.

This eBook will help you understand and apply the elements of a discipleship lifestyle. These principles can be utilized to make discipleship a reality for a parent with her child, a friend with a non-Christian co-worker, a youth minister with his students, a pastor with the small groups in his church,etc. Our goal is to move people beyond convictions about discipleship into the key elements of a practical discipleship framework and out into effective practice. We want to give you actionable content and inspire the simplest and most reproducible practices that make discipleship an everyday reality.

The discussion questions found at the end of each section make this a great resource to walk through with your potential leader or apprentice as you are equipping them for their discipleship journey.

Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual.

Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.

 
Josh Patrick is the teaching and discipleship minister with Harpeth Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Josh teaches people about Jesus and equips them to trust and follow Him in their everyday lives. He also coaches and encourages their Community Deacons and Home Groups leaders. His other areas of passion are creating discipleship opportunities for men who are hungry of heart.

Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism – eBook $0.00

Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism – eBook

Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism – eBook

revisiting the master paln of evangelism - cover– by Robert Coleman and Bobby Harrington with Josh Patrick.

Dr. Robert Coleman set the standard for discipleship and evangelism in the 20th century when he wrote the watershed book The Master Plan of Evangelism over 50 years ago. Since then, Coleman’s work has sold more than 3.5 million copies and has been translated into 100-plus languages. In this new eBook, Bobby Harrington, director of Discipleship.org, joins Coleman to revisit the timeless material of the book.

The two friends and co-authors believe that Jesus’ method incorporated all the divine wisdom, knowledge and insight included in Jesus’ identity. And in this resource, they point out the ways in which Jesus’ discipleship method is the perfect method. Throughout Harrington’s interview with Coleman, we get a front-row seat to listen in on the conversation as Harrington talks with him to review and update the eight (now nine) principles of Jesus’ method. What emerges are the wisdom and insights of a man who has spent his life pursuing Jesus and His method and teaching others to do the same. Their exchange will feed readers’ souls. Some 50 years after Coleman wrote the book, he says he believes these timeless and transcultural principles of Jesus’ discipleship method more strongly today, having seen how they have been lived out in the lives of countless disciple makers, churches and his own family.

Key highlights:

  • A summary and review of Coleman’s eight (now) nine principles of Jesus’ discipleship method after 51 years since writing The Master Plan of Evangelism
  • Personal stories of both Coleman’s life and others illustrating the real-life impact of Jesus’ discipleship method
  • Coleman’s evaluation of the principles and the modifications he has made to these principles
  • Insightful discussion on Jesus’ selection of the disciples; discipleship in the family; leading people to obedience; the priesthood of all believers; how Jesus delegated ministry and more
  • Hindsight reflections on the impact of following Jesus’ discipleship method

Robert E. Coleman is distinguished professor of evangelism and discipleship at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. For many years he served as dean of the Billy Graham International Schools of Evangelism as well as director of the Billy Graham Center Institute of Evangelism at Wheaton College. He was also professor of evangelism at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he directed the School of World Mission and Evangelism. Dr. Coleman is a graduate of Southwestern University, Asbury Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary, and has a PhD from the University of Iowa. He has received honorary doctorates from Trinity International University and Asbury Theological Seminary. He is a founding member of the Lausanne Committee of World Evangelization and a past president of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education. He presently serves on the Facilitation Committee of Mission America and several international mission boards. Twenty-four books and hundreds of articles have come from Dr. Coleman’s pen. His books have been published in many languages around the world. A seasoned teacher, pastor, and evangelist, he hopes to be remembered simply as a disciple of Christ.
Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual (available soon as a free download on discipleship.org) Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.
Josh Patrick is the teaching and discipleship minister with Harpeth Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Josh teaches people about Jesus and equips them to trust and follow Him in their everyday lives. He also coaches and encourages their Community Deacons and Home Groups leaders. His other areas of passion are creating discipleship opportunities for men who are hungry of heart.

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Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism – eBook

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revisiting the master paln of evangelism - cover– by Robert Coleman and Bobby Harrington with Josh Patrick.

Dr. Robert Coleman set the standard for discipleship and evangelism in the 20th century when he wrote the watershed book The Master Plan of Evangelism over 50 years ago. Since then, Coleman’s work has sold more than 3.5 million copies and has been translated into 100-plus languages. In this new eBook, Bobby Harrington, director of Discipleship.org, joins Coleman to revisit the timeless material of the book.

The two friends and co-authors believe that Jesus’ method incorporated all the divine wisdom, knowledge and insight included in Jesus’ identity. And in this resource, they point out the ways in which Jesus’ discipleship method is the perfect method. Throughout Harrington’s interview with Coleman, we get a front-row seat to listen in on the conversation as Harrington talks with him to review and update the eight (now nine) principles of Jesus’ method. What emerges are the wisdom and insights of a man who has spent his life pursuing Jesus and His method and teaching others to do the same. Their exchange will feed readers’ souls. Some 50 years after Coleman wrote the book, he says he believes these timeless and transcultural principles of Jesus’ discipleship method more strongly today, having seen how they have been lived out in the lives of countless disciple makers, churches and his own family.

Key highlights:

  • A summary and review of Coleman’s eight (now) nine principles of Jesus’ discipleship method after 51 years since writing The Master Plan of Evangelism
  • Personal stories of both Coleman’s life and others illustrating the real-life impact of Jesus’ discipleship method
  • Coleman’s evaluation of the principles and the modifications he has made to these principles
  • Insightful discussion on Jesus’ selection of the disciples; discipleship in the family; leading people to obedience; the priesthood of all believers; how Jesus delegated ministry and more
  • Hindsight reflections on the impact of following Jesus’ discipleship method

Robert E. Coleman is distinguished professor of evangelism and discipleship at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. For many years he served as dean of the Billy Graham International Schools of Evangelism as well as director of the Billy Graham Center Institute of Evangelism at Wheaton College. He was also professor of evangelism at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he directed the School of World Mission and Evangelism. Dr. Coleman is a graduate of Southwestern University, Asbury Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary, and has a PhD from the University of Iowa. He has received honorary doctorates from Trinity International University and Asbury Theological Seminary. He is a founding member of the Lausanne Committee of World Evangelization and a past president of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education. He presently serves on the Facilitation Committee of Mission America and several international mission boards. Twenty-four books and hundreds of articles have come from Dr. Coleman’s pen. His books have been published in many languages around the world. A seasoned teacher, pastor, and evangelist, he hopes to be remembered simply as a disciple of Christ.
Dr. Bobby Harrington is the co-founder (with Todd Wilson) of discipleship.org and one of the founders of the new Relational Discipleship Network (where he serves as chairman of the board). He also serves as lead pastor-coach of Harpeth Community Church just beside the Harpeth River, south of Nashville, in Franklin, Tennessee. Bobby served as the director of research, development, and missional leadership for Stadia, a national church-planting organization. He was Stadia’s lead trainer of church planters, and as such, he trained hundreds of church planters from 2003 through 2011. He helped pioneer their national church-planting network system. He was also the president of Church Coaching Solutions from 2005 through 2010. He is the author of Together:Network and Church Planting (with Marcus Bigelow). He is also the author DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman (Zondervan) and a book called Discipleship Manual (available soon as a free download on discipleship.org) Bobby is married to Cindy, with two children, Ashley and Chad.
Josh Patrick is the teaching and discipleship minister with Harpeth Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Josh teaches people about Jesus and equips them to trust and follow Him in their everyday lives. He also coaches and encourages their Community Deacons and Home Groups leaders. His other areas of passion are creating discipleship opportunities for men who are hungry of heart.

Beyond Salvation – eBook $0.00

Beyond Salvation – eBook

Beyond Salvation – eBook

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by: Lead Coach Aaron Couch and the Real Life on the Palouse Team

From Exponential, “Beyond Salvation” offers a biblical-based, insightful look at what the term ‘Gospel’ means, including how it relates to Jesus’ teaching on the Kingdom; how the first hearers of this idea would have interpreted this message; and how a new perspective of the Gospel impacts our discipleship approach today. Couch looks at the root of the church’s irrelevancy in today’s culture, reminding us that it’s not contemporary music or hymns, preaching style, children’s ministry or facility location/type that rob the church of its cultural influence. Rather, he says, church leaders need a better understanding and working definition of the Gospel.”

Created by:

Aaron Couch – Lead Coach and the Real Life on the Palouse Team

RLM Palouse logo 3REAL LIFE
317 W 6th St #201, Moscow, ID 83843 (Office)
1825 Schweitzer Dr., Pullman, WA 99163 (Sunday Morning Meeting Place)
208.882.2484

www.liferotp.com

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Beyond Salvation – eBook

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Beyond Salvation - ebook - COVERBeyond Salvation – eBook

by: Lead Coach Aaron Couch and the Real Life on the Palouse Team

From Exponential, “Beyond Salvation” offers a biblical-based, insightful look at what the term ‘Gospel’ means, including how it relates to Jesus’ teaching on the Kingdom; how the first hearers of this idea would have interpreted this message; and how a new perspective of the Gospel impacts our discipleship approach today. Couch looks at the root of the church’s irrelevancy in today’s culture, reminding us that it’s not contemporary music or hymns, preaching style, children’s ministry or facility location/type that rob the church of its cultural influence. Rather, he says, church leaders need a better understanding and working definition of the Gospel.”

Created by:

Aaron Couch – Lead Coach and the Real Life on the Palouse Team

RLM Palouse logo 3REAL LIFE
317 W 6th St #201, Moscow, ID 83843 (Office)
1825 Schweitzer Dr., Pullman, WA 99163 (Sunday Morning Meeting Place)
208.882.2484

www.liferotp.com

Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church – eBook $0.00

Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church – eBook

Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church – eBook

Laying a Solid Foundation - ebookeBook: Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church

SUCCESS BEGINS BEFORE YOUR FIRST WORSHIP SERVICE

Hundreds of churches are planted in the United States every year.  The majority of the churches that are planted never grow larger than a hundred members. “Laying a Solid Foundation Before Planting a Disciple Making Church”, tells future church planters how to cast vision, build momentum and develop a culture – a culture that then becomes a church. After you have built this kind of culture in your community, holding your first church service will simply be a celebration of what the body of Christ has already been doing through His people. This eBook is not based on theory; it is based on witnessing first hand the power of Christ-followers taking on their roles as disciple makers.

Created by:

Lance Wigton – Church Training & Development Team

Real Life Ministries
1866 N Cecil Road
Post Falls, ID 83854

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Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church – eBook

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Laying a Solid Foundation - ebookeBook: Laying A Solid Foundation Before Planting A Disciple Making Church

SUCCESS BEGINS BEFORE YOUR FIRST WORSHIP SERVICE

Hundreds of churches are planted in the United States every year.  The majority of the churches that are planted never grow larger than a hundred members. “Laying a Solid Foundation Before Planting a Disciple Making Church”, tells future church planters how to cast vision, build momentum and develop a culture – a culture that then becomes a church. After you have built this kind of culture in your community, holding your first church service will simply be a celebration of what the body of Christ has already been doing through His people. This eBook is not based on theory; it is based on witnessing first hand the power of Christ-followers taking on their roles as disciple makers.

Created by:

Lance Wigton – Church Training & Development Team

Real Life Ministries
1866 N Cecil Road
Post Falls, ID 83854

To Trust and Follow Jesus – eBook $0.00

To Trust and Follow Jesus – eBook

To Trust and Follow Jesus – eBook

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Most local churches try to do too many things. They seek to worship God, serve the poor, reach lost people, proclaim justice, support one another and on and on. In this eBook, Founding and Lead Pastor Bob Harrington pursues the assertion that discipleship is the core purpose of the church. True disciples learn how to worship God, serve the poor, reach lost people, proclaim justice, support their members, etc. But if we try to “do all these things” without seeing them through our core focus of discipleship, people will lack direction and clarity.

Every book in the New Testament was written to help people trust and follow Jesus Christ (a.k.a. discipleship). Every New Testament leader sought to help people become true disciples. And God’s desire is that every human He created would trust and follow Jesus Christ into eternity (the result of discipleship.) It is the underlying purpose of the church.

When a church upholds this core purpose, it pushes everything back to Jesus. Jesus called people to be His disciples. He had a specific method for making disciples, and we are best off following his method. When Jesus gave His last commission, He commanded His disciples to carry on that ministry and make disciples of others. Discipleship offers a biblical and practical basis for the truth that discipleship is the core purpose of the local church.

NOTE: If you are having difficulties getting the links to work, try one of the following remedies:

  1. Copy and paste the link into your web browser and try again
  2. Try a difference computer. In most cases, problems are caused by settings on your computer / device preventing pop-ups.

 

Created by:

Bobby Harrington – Senior Pastor

Harpeth Community Church
1101 Gardner Dr.
Franklin, TN 37064

615.790.0104

http://harpethcc.com/

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To Trust and Follow Jesus – eBook

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to-trust-and-follow-jesus1.jpg1-180x224To Trust and Follow Jesus: eBook

Most local churches try to do too many things. They seek to worship God, serve the poor, reach lost people, proclaim justice, support one another and on and on. In this eBook, Founding and Lead Pastor Bob Harrington pursues the assertion that discipleship is the core purpose of the church. True disciples learn how to worship God, serve the poor, reach lost people, proclaim justice, support their members, etc. But if we try to “do all these things” without seeing them through our core focus of discipleship, people will lack direction and clarity.

Every book in the New Testament was written to help people trust and follow Jesus Christ (a.k.a. discipleship). Every New Testament leader sought to help people become true disciples. And God’s desire is that every human He created would trust and follow Jesus Christ into eternity (the result of discipleship.) It is the underlying purpose of the church.

When a church upholds this core purpose, it pushes everything back to Jesus. Jesus called people to be His disciples. He had a specific method for making disciples, and we are best off following his method. When Jesus gave His last commission, He commanded His disciples to carry on that ministry and make disciples of others. Discipleship offers a biblical and practical basis for the truth that discipleship is the core purpose of the local church.

NOTE: If you are having difficulties getting the links to work, try one of the following remedies:

  1. Copy and paste the link into your web browser and try again
  2. Try a difference computer. In most cases, problems are caused by settings on your computer / device preventing pop-ups.

 

Created by:

Bobby Harrington – Senior Pastor

Harpeth Community Church
1101 Gardner Dr.
Franklin, TN 37064

615.790.0104

http://harpethcc.com/