Month: November 2012

Raising Children and Discipleship – Part 2

The latest series we have started is about Raising Children and Discipleship. And in the first part of this series, I shared that just because you have a child does not mean that you are qualified to be a nurturing parent. Likewise, having people under you that you are responsible for does not automatically qualify you to be their discipler.  Discipleship starts when we do the following: 1. Develop the DESIRE to become a spiritual parent 2. Seek out the people whose hearts God has opened to you 3. Get a burden for those you are called to I previously shared that making disciples is a universal calling for all Christians.  In fact, it is in the pouring out of one’s life for another – with the purpose to see him or her succeeding and be greater – that one finds the true significance of life. Significance is found in giving your life away, not in selfishly trying to find personal happiness. Hence, making discipleship is more than a responsibility; it is truly a channel through which …