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Why Most Church Discipleship Plans Fail

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by gb93433, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. gb93433

    gb93433 Active Member
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    Jun 26, 2003
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    There were a few questions that emerged in online conversation because of this article:

    1. How am I defining disciple/discipleship?
    2. Am I separating mission from discipleship? Aren’t they part and parcel the same thing?
    3. Why am I making this complicated? Can’t we just do what Jesus says and stop talking about this stuff?
    4. What should we do about it?
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  2. freeatlast

    freeatlast New Member

    Mar 1, 2004
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    The first and foremost reason is that most who claim to become saved do not get saved. Second I would discipleship fails because of trying to disciple with the teachings of men instead of the teachings of the bible. It just is not popular today to teach to live a Christ like life (a holy life). We love grace but we shun self denial and living above sin. We have a form of godliness but deny the power there of. 2Tim 3:2.