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Strategic Disciple Making: A Practical Tool for Successful Ministry

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, 2009
ISBN: 9781441256423


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You can make a positive difference in your church. Everyone wants to go to a church with programs that have a positive impact on their lives—programs designed with them in mind. It may come as a surprise in our me-centered culture, but the church does not exist to meet our needs as churchgoers. Instead, we each need to grow as disciples.

Many understand discipleship as a one-on-one relationship with a mentor that takes place with a select few in the church. However, Jesus’s mandate in Matthew 28:19–20 is that the church make disciples of all its people, not just a select few. In Strategic Disciple Making, veteran church consultant Aubrey Malphurs teaches churches a process that implements the biblical teaching on discipleship in a simple but practical way as the centerpiece of their ministries. If you’re tired of business as usual at your church and want to make a positive difference, take the plunge into genuine discipleship with a preeminent teacher on the subject.

  • Defines discipleship for a church setting
  • Encourages church leaders to mentor others
  • Offers ways to implement disciple-making programs into the church
  • The Preparation for Making Mature Disciples
    • What Are We Supposed to Be Doing? The Church’s Mission
    • How Are We Doing? The Current State of Disciple Making
    • What Are We Talking About? The Definition of Disciple Making
    • Whose Job Is It? The Responsibility for Making Disciples
    • How Did Jesus Make Disciples? Biblical Disciple Making, Part 1
    • How Did the Church Make Disciples? Biblical Disciple Making, Part 2
  • The Process for Making Mature Disciples
    • How Would We Know a Mature Disciple If We Saw One? The Characteristics of a Mature Disciple
    • How Do Churches Make Mature Disciples? The Church’s Ministries for Discipleship
    • Are You Making Disciples? Measuring Mature Disciples
    • How to Recruit the Right Staff Staffing for the Development of Mature Disciples
    • How to Prepare a Strategic Budget Budgeting for the Development of Mature Disciples
Aubrey Malphurs blows away the fog of misunderstanding that surrounds disciple making in the church. His clear analysis of what a disciple is, and how a church can make one, is a welcome addition to the literature on this topic.

Gary L. McIntosh, professor of Christian ministry and leadership, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

In Strategic Disciple Making, Aubrey Malphurs has done it again. He provides us with a concise yet comprehensive examination of this vital component of building believers. Strategic Disciple Making is a must-read.

Steve Stroope, lead pastor, Lake Pointe Church

  • Title: Strategic Disciple Making: A Practical Tool for Successful Ministry
  • Author: Aubrey M. Malphurs
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 2009
  • Logos Release Date: 2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Discipling (Christianity)
  • ISBN: 9781441256423
  • Resource ID: LLS:569848B766AA249FFAD5CFF4DE816417
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-31T00:06:47Z

In the Logos edition, this valuable volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English Bible translations, and important terms link to a wealth of other resources in your digital library, including tools for original languages, dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, and theology texts. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Dr. Malphurs is a visionary with a deep desire to influence a new generation of leaders through his classroom, pulpit, consulting, and writing ministries. He is involved in a number of ministries ranging from church planting and growth to leadership development. He has pastored three churches and is the author of numerous books and articles on leadership and church ministry. Currently he is the president of the Malphurs Group and is a trainer and consultant to churches, denominations, and ministry organizations throughout North America and Europe. His research and teaching interests include church planting, church growth, and leadership development.


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