Many Christians believe they are not gifted to disciple others. The problem with this thought is that discipleship, or the ability to disciple others is NOT a gift. It is NOT even a suggestion. It is indeed a command from Jesus! Why are Christians believing they are not capable of discipling others. I believe the answer is so simple. We are currently facing a major Christian discipleship crisis in the world because we simply do not understand what a disciples is and what he or she should do to … [Read more...] about What is a Disciple?
What is a Disciple What is a disciple? The term disciple comes from the Greek word Mathetes. The term Mathetes is defined as “one who engages in learning through instruction from another pupil or apprentice.” The term “disciple” is not used in the Old Testament, but there were indeed disciples during this time in Bible history. The Hebrew word for a disciple is Talmid. A Talmid is one who follows the way of his teacher. He would set out to become a learner of God through everything his … [Read more...] about The Discipleship Crisis