In this study, Sylvia Collinson examines the biblical practice of discipleship, formulating a definition of the practice and comparing it with modern educational models. Her significant contribution to the theoretical appreciation and application of disciple-making enables churches to understand and apply the Great Commission in contemporary contexts.
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- Suggestions for further study
- Foreword by Brian V. Hill
- Bibliographical references and indexes
Praise for the Print Edition
This study provides a superb biblical anchorage for a model of teaching and learning in a faith community which may help to balance the churches over-reliance on the schooling model.
—Brian Hill, Emeritus Professor of Education, Murdoch University, Western Australia
Sylvia Collinson’s work brings together a range of insights not commonly juxtaposed, providing a significant contribution to both the theoretical appreciation and application of disciple-making as a contemporary strategy for effective Christian formation.
—Allan Harkness, editor, Journal of Christian Education
- Title: Making Disciples: The Significance of Jesus’ Educational Methods for Today’s Church
- Author: Sylvia Collinson
- Publisher: Paternoster
- Publication Date: 2005
- Pages: 320
About Sylvia Collinson
Sylvia Collinson is a lecturer in NT at Morling College chairperson of Scripture Union Australia. She previously taught at Baptist Theological College in Perth, Australia, and at the Bible College of South Australia. She also served on the pastoral staff at Carlingford Baptist.