A podcast dedicated to exposing the discipleship crisis the 21st century church is in and charting a way forward. Hosted by Kofi Adu-Boahen and part of The B.A.R. Podcast Network.
Episode 3: The Heart of the Disciple - The Pursuit of Jesus in Discipleship
Kofi's definition of discipleship: Discipleship is the intentional and life pursuit of likeness to Jesus through diligent use of the means of grace and spiritual disciplines with the result of knowledge of, love for and service to Christ
The Fountain of Life by John Flavel: https://www.heritagebooks.org/products/the-fountain-of-life-2-volumes-flavel.html?_ga=2.177755426.603297000.1625087410-315205360.1623657637
Jesus is Both God and Man by Stuart Olyott: https://amzn.to/3hn2rub
Knowing Christ by Mark Jones: https://amzn.to/3h6prPe
The Silent Shepherd by John MacArthur: https://amzn.to/3jw25UI
Bonus Resource - my recent sermon series "Spirit and Truth" on the Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: https://redeemermedford.org/sermon-library/spirit-and-truth-a-biblical-no-nonsense-look-at-the-person-and-work-of-the-holy-spirit/
Episode 2: Discipleship 101: (Re)Introducing a Long Lost Concept
Just what should we mean when we speak of discipleship? Join Kofi as he unpacks the idea of discipleship!
Kofi's definition of discipleship - Discipleship is the intentional and life pursuit of likeness to Jesus through diligent use of the means of grace and spiritual disciplines with the result of knowledge of, love for and service to Christ Think!: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God - John Piper: https://amzn.to/3pOucjj
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life - Don Whitney: https://amzn.to/3pOuiHH
Episode 1: Miles Wide and Inches Deep
Why did I say in the trailer that we are in a discipleship crisis? Give me 30 minutes of your time and let me explain on this inaugural episode...
- Barna Group State of Discipleship study: https://www.barna.com/research/new-research-on-the-state-of-discipleship/
- Steven Furtick: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wILPzCyWYk
- Church of Tares: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9y9ly6YvCw
- ECPA Bestseller List: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9y9ly6YvCw
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Deep Dive Discipleship (Trailer)
Great definition of discipleship. Can’t wait for more!
“The intentional and life pursuit of likeness to Jesus through diligent use of the means of grace and spiritual disciplines with the result of knowledge of, love for, and service to Christ.”
Really helpful stuff, Kofi! Thanks for breaking this issue down into bite-sized pieces. Helps me to understand the problem we are facing and some possible solutions we might have available to us.