198: A Million Little Things: Discipleship in the Real World

Wouldn’t it be great if Jesus had just left us his “5 Big Steps” or “3 Important Ingredients” for disciple-making? It would be so much simpler if discipleship in the real world was a little more spelled out and outlined into a few basics.

This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, we’re going to show you how discipleship looks less like one big thing or series of classes… and more like a million little things.

We’ve made discipleship a lot more complicated than it was ever meant to be. When Jesus commanded us to “go and make disciples,” he was not commanding us to hold a specific set of classes or scheduled routines but to enter into the everyday lives of people. Into all the little stuff of life.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Why there will never be a perfect set of classes or “one big thing” that adds up to maturity in our churches.
  • How Romans 8:28 helps clarify what God is up to when it comes to our sanctification.
  • Why dependence on the works of the Holy Spirit is crucial in discipleship.
  • Why disciple-making was never meant to be the job of a few professionals.

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From this episode:

I think we’ve overcomplicated discipleship… and sort of dumbed it down to a set of learnings and head knowledge instead of an experience with others of how the gospel of Jesus speaks into and shapes a million little things that all add up to the life we were created to live: His life.”


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