By Matt Tullos
Special assistant to the executive director
I don’t think he’d ever remember this, but a man changed my life in a very intentional way. His name was Phillip Willis. Every Tuesday, Bro Phil would pick me up after school to take me to visit and evangelize other students. To this day, I still remember those visits. I remember watching Bro. Phil sharing his faith and challenging me to do the same.
He was a busy man, but he decided to make an investment in me and he changed the arc and direction of my life that year. He’s my favorite example of a disciple who made disciples, because I was the recipient of a man who took time to pour his life into an awkward ninth grade boy. Discipleship requires investment but the returns are eternal. Here are five dynamics of a disciple making disciples. They form an acrostic for the word INVEST. [Read more…]