Focus Initiative

Multiplying Discipleship 

Answer God’s call to His church to make disciples who make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20)

“Disciple making is what Jesus’ disciples do. It seems like a prescription. Others might call it a path of obedience. If the path is followed, multiplication will happen. So the Great Commission, at its fundamental essence, is simply a call to multiply” (

  • Read Missional Essentials by Brad Brisco and Lance Ford.
  • Implement the BELLS discipleship rhythm from Michael Frost.
  • Walk your family through Faith Path discipleship.
  • Gather a small group to participate in a Discovery Bible study.
  • Start a multiplying discipling making small group with Zumè.
  • 1-on-1+ discipleship opportunities 

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Joining Jesus

DBA pastors and church leaders have the opportunity to join a small discipleship group led by Dennis Pethers. Only 10 spots are available.

Joining Jesus is a discipleship process that pastors can reproduce in their churches after participating in 12 monthly meetings with Dennis.

First meeting: Monday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m.
In-person with Dennis Pethers (other meetings will be via internet)
DBA Training Center, 9780 Ferguson Rd., Dallas 75228

There is a cost for participation. For more information, contact
James Pendergrast at 214-319-1154, ext. 154.