"Every word in this book makes me weep with joy for the God who made the man who went on a long journey to find me, to disciple me, to model for me how to walk ‘with him’; for the man who, at 90, went on to write this book. Do you want to know how a Bible-believing Christian can befriend a person like me? If so, then read this book." — Rosaria Butterfield, author of The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert and Openness Unhindered
This short book calls men to discipleship that is modelled on Jesus. Jesus lived, taught and ministered alongside his disciples, taking them “with Him” wherever He went. This sort of discipleship isn’t easy, it takes time, openness and commitment; but Kenneth shares how this principle has given him more purpose and joy as a pastor. He explains how it’s possible to find godly men to disciple and how you can practically start using the “with him” principle. The book is also packed full of Kenneth’s experiences of seeing men he has discipled then go on to disciple others.
The ‘with him’ principle isn’t new or difficult to understand. It’s a model of discipleship that will stretch and challenge men to a Christian life that demands their all.
- Model for Male discipleship
- Examples from Jesus' ministry
- Practical examples from author's experience
- With Him
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Short yet rich, clear yet profound, demanding yet thrilling, here is a wonderful path into the heart of productive Christian discipleship. We learn how and why the Lord Jesus enriched the men whom he had chosen to serve him, with emphasis especially on the way in which they were trained to be used to bring others into the kingdom. This is presented in the light of today – how we are to dwell close to Christ, praying then to be led to those whom we may help to grow, so that they too may reach out to others. Ken Smith has written these pages after more than half a century of fruitful experience, evidenced in the lives and ministry of many transformed by the Lord through him. May this be used to help equip a new generation of Christian disciples.
Ken Smith raises key points of discipleship that are worth emphasizing. The fact that this is written by an experienced pastor who has been able to put these principles into practice makes this book so valuable.
Do you want to faithfully follow Jesus? Then sit at the feet of this master disciple-maker to learn the ‘with him’ principle. I was ‘his man’ and because of his example the multiplication of men continues.