Confidence is key to making disciples at home

June 4, 2020

Faith at Home works with pastors and church leaders to help equip busy families to be confident disciple-makers in their homes. As churches align their ministries to equip families in discipleship, parents and grandparents will discover new ways to be the primary disciple-makers that God has called them to be.

Joshua Hernandez and his family were introduced to the Faith at Home ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina over a year ago when God called them to vocational ministry. For many years, God has used the Hernandez’s home as a regular place of worship, family ministry and discipleship.

Joshua was confident that they were following God’s call and that their ministry would find favor and bear fruit. However, they were unsure how to engage parents and call them back to their role as the primary disciple-makers within their home. They wanted them to practice and live out the commands in Deuteronomy chapter six where God calls parents to “teach their children diligently,” but they were unsure how.

After connecting with the Faith at Home ministry, the Hernandez’s were met with materials, encouragement and a family-oriented curriculum. Faith at Home met with Joshua for six weeks and delved into the commands for parents found in God’s word. Together, Joshua and his family grew and are now able to encourage other parents to be the primary disciple-makers in their children’s lives

Because of the Cooperative Program, Joshua has the resources and encouragement to not only disciple his family, but to also disciple countless other families to do the same.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Content for this article was taken from the 52 Sundays resource. To let your church know more about what the Cooperative Program is doing across the state and world, visit ncbapitst.org/52sundays.


by BSCNC Communications
  /  Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

EDT search team ‘moving closer’ to recommending candidate

The search committee charged with finding the next leader of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is “moving closer” to recommending a final candidate to North Carolina Baptists as the next executive director-treasurer. Search committee chairman Noah Crowe provided an...

‘The mission moves forward’

North America is a mission field of complex cultures and diverse religious practices. Missionaries here face challenges from secularism to language barriers to a historic health crisis. Yet, in spite of the obstacles, God’s mission always moves forward. Your partnership helps make...

Deadline extended to recommend individuals to serve

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSCNC) Committee on Nominations has voted to extend the deadline to submit recommendations for individuals to serve in various leadership roles with the state convention and its related entities.Recommendations will now be accepted...

8 strengths of plural leadership

Several years ago a pastor friend from a nearby Baptist church invited me to share with his congregation some biblical teaching on plural elder leadership. As I waited for the service to begin that evening, a display in the church’s foyer caught my attention. It was the original...

6 questions to reframe your ministry vision after COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced us all into new rhythms. Stay-at-home orders for all but the most essential of professionals, caregivers and service providers have dramatically impacted families, businesses and government. Churches are not immune from this impact. Social...

Top 5 resources for March 2021

Every month, we spotlight five helpful resources for you as you seek to walk closely with the Lord and make disciples. Many of these resources are created by the staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) to help meet the ministry needs of pastors and lay...

Seeking sending churches

One of the biggest obstacles to planting effective new churches is a lack of qualified, prepared planters. In recent times, before COVID-19, I sat in a room with evangelical church planting leaders from across the nation. In presentation after presentation these national leaders...

‘Reimagine’ resource addresses today’s realities, tomorrow’s possibilities

How does your church see this COVID moment? On a recent webcast by the Barna Group titled “Caring for Souls in a New Reality,” panelists posed the question, “Is this an interruption or a disruption?” An interruption means that this is only a temporary interference in our lives,...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay connected by signing up for the N.C. Baptist monthly newsletter.

Select Language ^

Share This

Share this with your friends!