One basic principle of T4T is this breakthrough:
“There are two kinds of people in this world:
people who need to become disciples,
and disciples who need to be disciple makers.”
Reflection Question 8.1: Which kind are you?
Our class will begin with this most basic limiting factor and discuss two questions at length:
How do lambs become fully grown sheep? (Modules 1-3)
How do sheep make sheep? (Modules 4-5)
“Sheep Make Sheep” Litany:
Shepherds don’t make sheep; sheep make sheep.
Buildings don’t make sheep; sheep make sheep.
Worship services don’t make sheep; sheep make sheep.
Changing the church doesn’t make sheep; sheep make sheep.
Sheep happen when sheep make sheep. Turn the sheep loose!!!
Stop trying to fix the institution to make disciples.
Stop trying to fix worship to make disciples.
Stop trying to fix the denomination to make disciples.
Start trying to make disciples the way Jesus did.
Because … Sheep make sheep!
*Reflection Question 1.2.1:
The photo “Disciple Making 101” is by David Kueker.
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