See attached Participant Guide to the March 30 webinar by Alabama Baptist Convention. Click here.

Click here for the webinar recording.

Principle 1: Discipleship Requires Proximity

During the webinar, Ken Braddy made highlighted these points related to proximity.

  1. Discipleship is the emphasis. Relationships are the method.
  2. Jesus worked in small groups.
  3. Jesus primary methods was life-on-life. He showed them how to follow God. (Real Life Discipleship: Building Churches that Make Disciples by Jim Putnam p. 33)
  4. Current trend in churches is community which is now more important than content.
  5. People value community as much or more than content.
  6. Churches are totally focused today on making disciples.


You will find Principle 1 on the guide at II. on the outline.

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  • Wonderful article, very timely and essential, I think.

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