Becoming a Disciple Maker

by Marcy Kennedy In the West African nation of Ghana, where the good news of the gospel is still a new message to many, the question, “Am I ready to disciple someone else?” is rarely considered or asked. OneHope, an international evangelistic mission to children, realizes that for the gospel to spread in Africa, people […]


A Work in Progress

by Alan Dowd The dictionary defines disciple as “one who accepts and assists in spreading the doctrines of another 
. . . a convinced adherent of a school or individual.” The word is rooted in the Latin term for student. But I think Jesus has a slightly different definition of disciple. Exposed The first time […]

snow games

Relationships: The Key to Discipleship

by  Amy Simon Jesus commanded us to “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:19, 20). Trying to follow Christ’s command can seem overwhelming. How do we […]

The doorway of discipleship

The Editor’s Desk by Shawn McMullen The neighborhood where my brother and I grew up was filled with boys of a similar age. When the weather permitted we played outdoors with abandon—valiant commanders leading our armies in epic struggles, cowboys and Indians vying for control of the wild west, or famous explorers mapping dangerous and […]