Summary Of Becoming A Disciple Making Church By Neil Anderson

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The church is often said to be a hospital for the broken instead of a museum for good people. In the book Becoming a Disciple Making Church by Neil Anderson he is able to hit that point right on the head. Anderson is able to recognize this by addressing the issues of in order for somebody to be able to become a disciple they have to overcome issues in their own lives first. Believers in Christ are all broken and that is why we were need of a Savior. This book does a very good job at breaking down the issues people have and helps pastors better lead their churches to do more things for the work of the kingdom. The book has good practical issues for church but also things that could apply in my own life and help me overcome things I deal with. …show more content…
On the bottom two parts of the triangle are the encourager and inquirer. The inquirer’s responsibility is to ask questions and be searching for God to start to have them break free from their situations. In James 5:14 the Bible says “Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church”, this says and induces that it is the inquirers job to call and ask questions in order to be answered. The role of the encourager is to be there for the inquirer and their role is best stated in 2 Timothy 2:24-26 in the Bible. The encourager has to realize that they don’t have all the answers and have to rely on God and the Holy Spirit to help them. At the top of the triangle is God. God is the one that is most important when overcoming an issue and dealing with sin. God intervening and the Holy Spirit working in both the encourager and the inquirer is the only way to have truly successful time of discipleship making counseling. The next things Anderson addresses in the book are things people may need to be freed from and come to a pastor for counseling …show more content…
Anderson’s book will be a great addition to any churches library. This book is important to a churches ministry because before the church can better serve they should make sure that their church body as a whole is healthy. Anderson does a great job in discipling pastors and giving them great ways to help their congregants overcome issues bounding them. Once a church has worked through this book with their congregants they will be better able to serve the community because they will be free from the bondage that holds them down. Becoming a Disciple Making Church is a great resource for churches but some of the chapters can also be good resources for

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