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‘Go and make disciples’?

‘Go and make disciples’?

Jesus’ famous ‘Great Commission’ in the closing words of Matthew’s Gospel (chapter 28) challenges us to ‘go and make disciples.’ Aylesbury Vineyard’s Head of Youth Ministry, Amelia Godden, looks at what Jesus meant and how he himself went about it — focusing on the four invitations he gave his first disciples on their own relational journey.

What does it mean to be a ‘disciple’ of Jesus?

What does it mean to be a ‘disciple’ of Jesus?

It’s interesting that neither Jesus nor the Apostle Paul used the term ‘Christian’ (or, ‘Christianity’) — and it only appears in three New Testament verses. By far the most common word is not ‘believer’ or ‘follower’ — rather, it’s ‘disciple’. But that’s an unfamiliar word today — so what does it mean? Steve Burnhope suggests five characteristics that are the difference between being a ‘disciple’ versus just a ‘believer’ or a ‘follower.’

Choose Life

Choose Life

Guest Speaker Simon Guillebaud encourages us to pursue radical discipleship and shares about the cost of our calling in following Jesus and preparing for his return.