Leading someone to Christ is an honor and a privilege God has given us. Of course, most people are not going to make an instant decision to process and accept your Gospel presentation, especially when it’s someone you just met. But if you do encounter a person who is ready to repent and trust Christ for salvation, whether it’s a friend, family member, or a stranger, you will be witnessing a precious miracle God has done through you. But what’s next? Or put another way, how do you help this new convert learn and grow to become more and more like Jesus? After all, that’s part of The Great Commission, too, and it’s not just about witnessing…it’s also about making disciples!.
- What exactly is discipleship? I found an article recently that is a good starting point for understanding this question. The author is Nicholas Sowell, writing in New Identity Magazine. Nicholas can help you understand this subject far better than I could ever describe it, so here’s the link:
- And here’s another link to an article by John Piper: