As your church grows, your ability to know everyone’s name and story shrinks. Sure, there are still many people you know who’ve been at your church for years. However, if you want to have the same or greater impact on your congregation as it grows, then you need to focus on the number of people you can mentor and pour into on a deeper level. As Andy Stanley says, “Do for one what you wish you could do for everyone.”
Those you work alongside each day are the people within your immediate sphere of influence. As you mentor and disciple them, they can have a similar impact on those within their immediate sphere of influence such as teens in youth group, volunteers, members of their small group, and more. Jesus modeled this for us when He developed a core team of apostles who then spread the Gospel with the known world. He entrusted the greatest and most important message of all time with these men.
Here are three simple, yet powerful ways to disciple your team:
#1 – Be an example
The people you lead are watching you.
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