I want to spend the next few weeks examining 1 Thessalonians chapter 2, to discover some key principles we can implement in our lives as we make disciples who make disciples. This chapter in 1 Thessalonians explained that an effective disciplemaker ought to have the heart of a shepherd. Paul explained in detail what he and his coworkers felt and experienced, the things he did as a shepherd, and how the new believers responded. It is a shining example of how we ought to not only proclaim the gospel with our lips but also model the gospel by our manner of life. We can have meaningful gospel-centered relationships as we make disciples when we apply these key principles taken from 1 Thessalonians 2
- Entrust the Gospel in Spite of Adversity.
- Entrust the Gospel with Integrity.