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  • Missions groups alerted to IMB discipleship aids

    by Julie McGowan, posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by John Stroup
    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- There is one core imperative -- one command -- in the Great Commission: to make disciples. In light of that, "What does it mean to make disciples?" Zane Pratt, IMB vice president of training, asked during the Fellowship of Baptist World Ministries' annual breakfast June 13.

    Many people have memorized the King James rendering of the Great Commission, which reads, "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations," which Pratt said has led to the idea that discipleship is primarily conveying information, a method that fits with the way the American education system works. Read More