Monthly Archives: April 2011

Called to Make Disciples Not Dependents

“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.’” – Matthew 28:18-20 It’s the Great Commission. Of course we know it. God has called us as youth pastors to make disciples. But is that what we are doing? Over the past […]

Image of the Invisible God

“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.” – Colossians 1:15 “For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him.” – Colossians 1:19 So, I wanted to share a little word study from one of my favorite passages in all of scripture. The scripture states that Jesus is the image of the invisible God. Let’s unpack that a bit. First, He is supreme in that He is the image of the invisible God. To understand this concept, there are words we must briefly illuminate in order to apply. First – image – […]

The Law of Submission

“Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son.” Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined […]

Ministers of a New Covenant

“Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some people, letters of recommendation to you or from you? You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everyone. You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. Such confidence we have through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He […]

Episode 1

An introduction into the mission and purpose of Disciple-Making Disciples. Our mission is to teach and empower believers abroad in making disciple-making disciples. It was Jesus’ mission and now our commission.