What is Discipleship?
Is there a Difference between a Christian and a Disciple?
Why has there been so much Confusion over the Great Commission?
Jesus’ final words became the foremost priority of these men’s lives. In Matthew 28:18, the Lord announced His supreme authority over heaven and earth. Then, He directed His followers to “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19).
In order to fully carry out the command of the Great Commission, we must understand a crucial term in this verse. The King James Version of the Bible renders the Greek word for make disciples as teach. Matthew 28:19 in the King James Version reads, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations…” (emphasis mine). Read More
“I am a net, my job is to catch fish.” I heard these words during a recent conversation I had with a well-known country musician that gave his life to Christ some years ago and then devoted himself to evangelism through Gospel music. He explained how much God has been blessing him and how many “fish” he had “caught.” To be fair, he gave all the glory to Christ, at least in his words. My friend went on to explain that it was his calling in life to catch and bring in new believers, but he left the Church to do the rest. As an evangelist myself, I couldn’t help but consider the question: “Is that really what God calls us to do?” Read More