Christian Life

Accountability Matters

At Brainerd Baptist Church we define disciple making as: “Equipping believers with the Word of God through accountable relationships - empowered by the Holy Spirit - so that they can mature in their faith, and replicate the process.” Believers throughout the church are meeting in gender sensitive accountability groups of 3-5, so they can become more Christlike and help others to do the same. But what is accountability, and why is it so important? What is accountability? According to Webster’s dictionary accountability is: “The obligation to report, explain, or justify; being responsible or answerable to someone.” Practically speaking accountable relationships can happen when we give others the right to walk alongside us, observe our manner of life, and share with us those things that don’t measure up to Christ. Read More
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