Building a Discipleship Culture for the Re-Missioning of Millersville Brethren in Christ Church

Full Title
Building a Discipleship Culture for the Re-Missioning of Millersville Brethren in Christ Church
Author
Christopher John Freet
Abstract
Reports of disciple-making movements and church-planting movements continue to grow and gain steam around the globe. Interestingly, very few movements have been recorded in the Western Church setting. An aspect of global church movements entails the utilization of easily reproducible systems and structures while equipping new disciples to carryout Jesus’ disciple-making call in the world. One tool that is used in these movements is the Discovery Bible Study method. Relying on this tool and implementing it within the discipleship process of Millersville Brethren in Christ Church in an attempt to build a culture of disciple-making discipleship has proved to have the opposite effect in the life of the church. Disciple-making in the Western Church context needs to be contextualized to its local context, patient in its approach, with an understanding that discipleship can and must take place in and through various modes and methods. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to the discipleship process.
Degree Granting Institution
Country
United States
Degree Granted
Doctor of Ministry
Type of Work
Dissertation
Advisor
Larry Anderson D.Min.
Language
English
Date
2019
Number of Pages
152
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