October 17, 2011 Leave a comment
When I look at my calendar for the week and see my list of appointments, tasks, and deadlines that need to be met, I can easily fall into the mindset of “Get-er-done.” I love to get things done just like the next guy. I have a habit of making a to-do list and enjoy crossing off each task as it is completed. The problem with living life preoccupied with your to-do list is that you miss the real part of living…PEOPLE.
Our list of things to do can often trump the relational side of life. We end up not having enough time for people. People who have real needs. People who need friendship. People who need Jesus.
Jesus gave us the Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20, which is to make disciples of Christ from all nations. We get hung up on what making disciples really means and our lack of understanding leads many to simply neglect it. To help you understand what relational discipleship can look like in your life, here are a few tips: Read more of this post