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Making Disciples – The Jesus Way

Jesus came and told his disciples (his closest followers), “I have been given all authority (power) in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations (people groups), baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the […]

What Is Church?

What is Church? The English word “church” comes from the Greek word “ekklesia,” which means “a gathering” or “an assembly” or literally “called out ones.” It was a word used to refer to any gathering or congregation – not only a religious one. In Matthew 16:18, Jesus used “ekklesia” when describing a future congregation of […]

Power Evangelism

The premise of this DBS Series is that the combination of both Power Encounters, the supernatural demonstration of the Kingdom of God; and Truth Encounters, the proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God, is the most effective way of making disciples of Jesus Christ. When Jesus first called his disciples he said, […]

Creation to Christ

Creation to Christ Creation to Christ narrates God’s unfolding love story with mankind from the original creation in Genesis to the new creation in Jesus. The story of redemption promised, accomplished, and applied as told in the Hebrew Scriptures, Gospels and New Testament writings reveal how God is working His plan and nothing is going […]

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers – God’s Mission of Reconciliation The Bible is filled with stories and letters that reflect God’s mission of reconciliation – God reconciled to people and people to each other. God’s reconciliation has no regard for social status, ethnicity, religious background or personal history. This Discovery Bible Study explores how Jesus came to earth […]

Greatest of All Time

Greatest of All Time – 10 Stories of the Greatest Man to Ever Live The historian H. G. Wells said that a man’s greatness can be measured by ‘what he leaves to grow, and whether he started others to think along fresh lines with a vigor that persisted after him.’ Wells, although not claiming to […]

The Kingdom Parables

The Kingdom Parables – A Discovery Bible Series Jesus used parables or what we would call relatable stories to simplify profound spiritual truths. The gospel of Matthew has the largest collection of these kingdom parables. In Matthew’s gospel Jesus repeatedly states that “The kingdom of heaven is like” … and then he tells a story […]

10 Stories of Hope

How to Start a Discovery Bible Study: 10 Stories of Hope 10 Stories of Hope will help you to discover and share the hope found in a relationship with Jesus Christ. It contains seven conversations between Jesus and spiritually hungry people and three inspiring stories. 10 Stories of Hope is the most widely used Discovery […]

Raising the Sails to Make Disciples

Discovering DMM: Raising the Sails to Make Disciples Throughout his time on the earth, Jesus called his followers to multiply. To make disciples that make disciples. To be his witnesses in Jerusalem, all of Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. In brief, within every new disciple was the seed of multiplication. […]

Rules For the Road

We all want to get the future right, and we all want to arrive safely at our intended destination. Follow these five rules and you will get there on time and on purpose. “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” -Proverbs 13:20 ES rules for the road: […]