Resources by Bobby Harrington:
Why Are the Teachings and Life of Jesus Important for Disciple Making? This is Question #1 discussed in Disciple Making: The Core Mission of the Church, by Bobby Harrington & Scott Sager.
On What Basis Will God Evaluate Our Lives? *Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Disciple Making: The Core Mission of the Church. Jesus claimed that following his teachings was foundational for living life as it was intended: “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life” (John 8:12)....
Disciple Making Author Q&A – Bobby Harrington & Scott Sager Join Bobby and Scott as they talk about how they became convinced that–above every good thing a church can do–disciple making is the core mission of the church.
Introduction to Disciple Making: The Core Mission of the Church, by Bobby Harrington & Scott Sager Bobby and Scott discuss their book Disciple Making: The Core Mission of the Church and give an overview of why they wrote it.
Disciple Making: The Core Mission of the Church The early church did not approach church the way most Western churches do today. If they had, the church would not still be around today. Many churches today are producing church attenders, but Jesus called us to produce—and reproduce—disciple makers.…
Are We Eternally Secure or Must We Have Faithful Faith? (Part 1) Central to the teachings of Jesus is that God forgives our sins. In conversion, among the greatest joys is the realization that through the gospel, all of our sins are forgiven. It is a time of great happiness. Yet what happens when a person no longer possesses a repentant faith—when they live in deliberately sinful... Bobby Harrington
What Does the Bible Teach about Female Pastors? Saddleback’s Anticlimactic News Saddleback Church, the notable megachurch led by mega-bestselling author Rick Warren, recently made news by ordaining its first three women pastors. The shift from male-only pastors stands out against the church’s larger Southern Baptist Convention affiliation. The move is being hailed as bold and historic. But just how significant and newsworthy is the move? In... Bobby Harrington
Eternal Security or Faithful Faith? Central to the teachings of Jesus is that God forgives our sins. In conversion, among the greatest joys is the realization that through the gospel, all of our sins are forgiven. It is a time of great happiness. Yet what… Bobby Harrington
Trust and Follow Jesus: The Leaders Guide WHAT IF TRUSTING AND FOLLOWING JESUS BECAME THE DNA OF YOUR CHURCH? The short companion to this book—Trust and Follow Jesus—has proven to be an effective model for disciple making. The content is simple, effective, and reproducible for all disciples.… Bobby Harrington
Trust and Follow Jesus: Conversations to Fuel Discipleship This short guide brings you back to the basics in a cut-to-the-chase style. Author Bobby Harrington presents short and succinct points with Scripture references to answer bottom-line questions about following Jesus. Designed with discipleship groups in mind, this book will… Bobby Harrington
The Historical Evidence for the Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus – Evidence for Easter (Part 3) *Editor’s Note: “The Historical Evidence for the Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus” was originally released in 2019 and we’re bringing it back to everyone’s attention at an opportune moment. Well received when first published, it’s especially timely at Easter and although it’s part 3 in its original series, it stands alone as well worth... Bobby Harrington
Top Ten Forward-Thinking Trends for Disciple Makers *Editor’s Note: Each year, Discipleship.org publishes a list of the top 10 trends they see that year on disciple making. They pool insights from all the leaders, practitioners, and organizations they can find and compile the trends of what they see God doing through disciple makers in North America. The following is their annual report. ... Bobby Harrington
A Resilient Church in a Cancel Culture There’s a joke that’s told about a couple of hunting buddies who are walking along outside when one of them collapses to the ground and goes motionless. When his friend discovers that he’s stopped breathing, he calls 911 and says, “My friend just died! What do I do?” The operator answers, “Calm down. First, what...
The Long March through the Institutions of Society On an almost daily basis, I talk to friends who lead churches around the USA who are trying to understand what is happening in our culture and how to help the people in their churches to be faithful to Jesus in light of what is happening. It seems like the basic framework and foundations of... Bobby Harrington
End Times: Five Essentials and Five Views We at RENEW.org believe that Jesus is coming back to earth in order to bring this age to an end. Jesus will reward the saved and punish the wicked, and finally destroy God’s last enemy, death (1 Cor. 15:26). He will put all things under the Father, so that God may be all in all... Bobby Harrington
On Gender and the Bible: Where Does Egalitarianism Lead? (Part 9) Books which propose a “third way,” whether Christian or secular, can easily come across with a bit of arrogance. Many of you are too liberal and the rest of you are too conservative, but I’ve figured out the perfect balance between the two, they seem to say. However, with secular philosophies like Critical Theory and...