Havurah Volume 04 Number 02

Making Or Becoming Disciples
Author: Stephen Katz

This issue of Havurah examines discipleship from many angles. I hope you’ll read all the articles. Yeshua told us to make disciples (Matthew 28:19) and we need to obey Him. However, our need to be discipled, no matter how long we’ve called on the name of Yeshua as our Messiah, is also important. The saying…

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Discipleship and Evangelism: Hand and Glove Together
Author: Lyn Bond

Evangelism and discipleship are not opposite ends of a spectrum, neither are they the beginning and end of a process. Followers of Yeshua are commanded to both take the Gospel to the uttermost parts of the world” and to “make” new believers into “disciples.” Sometimes we divide the Body of Messiah into those who “take”…

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The Making of a Disciple
Author: Kina Forman

What struggles do new Jewish believers encounter as they begin their spiritual journey? Sometimes, we who have been believers for a long time forget that both pain and joy accompany a new birth. As a missionary with Jews for Jesus, Kina Forman regularly disciples new Jewish believers. Here she offers a bird’s eye view of…

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Meet the Parent: Paul

As we take a closer look at the issue of discipleship in this edition of Havurah, we can gain insight from reading about the Apostle Paul’s relationship with those whom he mentored. Expressions revealing the heart of a spiritual parent are scattered throughout Paul’s letters. In his zeal to see new believers grow up into…

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A Challenge to Congregations
Author: Kiel Cooper

All too often, discipleship has been relegated to elective programs on the congregational calendar. Yet Yeshua gave us a mandate to make disciples (Matthew 28:19-20). So how do we do it? Congregation as Warehouse or Factory? To begin the process of transforming a congregation, we must first understand what a congregation is and why it…

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Following Yeshua
Author: Dan Strull

Book Title: Following Yeshua Author: Ruth Rosen Reviewer: Dan Strull New believers in Yeshua often face a bewildering array of questions about their new faith—and may not know where to turn for answers. Author Ruth Rosen has written an effective discipleship manual particularly suited for new Jewish believers in Jesus, called Following Yeshua. This attractive…

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