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At the end of every month, I send you one actionable discipleship insight, four links to articles I like, and a list of recent and upcoming G4L podcast episodes.

Ideas? Suggestions? Questions? Feedback? Just hit “reply”. I’d love to hear from you!

One Actionable Insight

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to make disciple. It’s actually not that complicated. It takes three dynamics:
  • a growing (not perfect) follower of Jesus Christ
  • a healthy (not perfect) local church
  • intentional relationships
When all three are present, disciple-making happens.

Disciple-making is easier than we make it out to be. It doesn’t necessarily require classrooms or curriculum. But that’s a solvable problem. It’s really about making it a priority in our lives.

The missing dynamic is often the third: intentional relationships. We often don’t know what to do or where to start. But it’s often a matter of relationship and intentionality than knowing what to do. We can stumble forward and ask others to pursue Jesus along with us.

As with everything, it always comes back to basics. Put these three in place, and a disciple-making culture will begin to form within the local church.

Takeaway: Disciple-making is less complicated than we think. It’s simple but costly.

Question: How is God already building these three dynamics in your life and church?

Four Discipleship Links

What We Need From Mentors

The Ministry of Being a Little Bit Further Along

5 Reasons to Read Your Bible Beyond Practical Application

Help! I Don’t Know How to Rest Well

Podcast Episodes

Subscribe to the podcast, and please leave a review if you like it.

In case you missed it, download a summary of the key lessons from the first season.

Recent episodes:

Other News

I enjoyed the book launch last week for 8 Habits for Growth. If you didn’t get a chance to join us, you can watch the video here.

My course Helping Others Grow launches next Monday, with introductory pricing in place until then.
Thanks for reading!

Gratefully,
Darryl Dash
Co-founder, Gospel for Life
Author, How to Grow and 8 Habits for Growth