Discipleship Ministries Proect

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Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Liberty University DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRIES PROJECT Submitted to Dr. Morris L. Baker In partial fulfillment of course requirements for DSMN 500 – Discipleship Ministries Arlen Pfenninger Dover, Delaware July 7, 2012 Table of Contents Cover Page----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Introduction of Spiritual Development of First Baptist Church-----------------------------------3 Needs Within Adult Ministry--------------------------------------------------------------------------5 Objectives of Honor Bound Ministries---------------------------------------------------------------6 Goal…show more content…
While the women in the church have an organized discipleship effort happening, there is not a concerted effort to grow men into faithful followers of Jesus Christ. The men of the church need a program where discipleship happens intentionally. The scripture that First Baptist Church uses for it’s vision is Matthew 5:13. The City on a Hill theme comes for this verse. The idea is that we should be salt and light to the world so that others will know Him through us. People are not committed followers of Christ just because they study the Bible. That is only part of the process. The Great Commission tells us to make disciples, baptize them, and teach them to obey (Matthew 28:16). The Great Commandment tells us to love God and others. (Matthew 22). The New Commandment in John tells us to love one another (John 13:34-35). The church needs to be able to forge relationship so that they in turn can reproduce more Christians. The commitment level in the Sunday School ministries is strong at First Baptist. About 60 percent of the Sunday morning worship is also in Sunday School. Sunday School tends to be strictly educational in nature. The groups do take care of each other in most cases. However, mentoring and further discipleship is not happening. The participation in other discipleship programs is much smaller. As stated earlier, the groups that are meeting outside of Sunday School are

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