Are You Fixing the Real Problem?

I believe that the problem with American Christianity is that we are not addressing the real problem…
 
Confused? Let me try to explain:

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Who Are You Trying to Reach?

Your church is designed to reach a specific culture, whether you know it or not; whether you like it or not.
 
If fact, it is designed to reach the specific culture and people that it is reaching.
 

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There is No Christianity Without Discipleship

Can you be a “Christian” without being a disciple of Jesus?
 
For an answer to this question we should begin by looking where we should always look for answers; in Scripture.
 
Μαθητής, the Greek term translated as “disciple,” is used in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and Acts over 260 times; with 99% of those instances referring to disciples of Jesus.
 
“Disciple” is by far and away the most common term used to refer to someone who believes in Jesus in the New Testament.
 
In contrast, Χριστιανός, the Greek term translated “Christian” is only used 3 times in Scripture.

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