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Mark’s March Newsletter

News and information about Mark Gardner’s disciple-making and life-coaching ministries

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OUR DISCIPLE-MAKING SMALL GROUP STARTS THIS THURSDAY, 3/17, 6-8 PM

  • You can still join us, even if you didn’t come to the info meeting–please RSVP so we know how much food to have: 937-456-6817
  • Subject of our first course: Deepen Your Relationship with God–hear his voice, know his will, understand his plan for humanity
  • We meet weekly – no cost (donations accepted for materials)
  • Light meal at 6 pm: pizza, salad, chips
  • Facebook Small Group Page coming soon

BOOK PUBLISHING UPDATE

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  • The front cover (above) is finished and I am reviewing the interior layout for any revisions needed (the image above shows the actual title page and page 2)—more
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Disciple-making small groups. What Are They?

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What Are Disciple-making Small Groups?

As announced last week in my post, Disciple-making small group begins in March, Christie and I will begin a small group in our home patterned on Jesus’ disciplemaking model. Please read that post for the full announcement. Four people have already expressed interest.

IN THIS POST, YOU’LL LEARN:

  • An overview of Jesus’ disciple-making model
  • How we’ll use Jesus’ model in our group
  • What you’ll learn in our group

OVERVIEW OF JESUS’ DISCIPLE-MAKING MODEL

When Jesus began his ministry, he needed to train people as quickly as possible to take responsibility for his mission of building God’s kingdom on earth. He didn’t know how much time he had before he would be killed.

He shared with

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Disciple-making small group begins in March

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I'm convinced that the only hope for the future of the American church is to return to Jesus' disciple-making method. In order to provide a place for people to learn his model for training Christ follower to be more like him, I will begin a small group experience similar to that of the home churches in the New Testament.

I will begin leading a disciple-making small group in our home in March for those of you in the Eaton area. 

Here’s the announcement about it.  I hope you can come to the information meeting.

ARE YOU:

  • Disappointed with traditional churches? Not in a church now?
  • Or, in a church and wanting to learn Jesus’ disciple-making method to teach at your
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