This is based on a very well known verse. But a blog post by Tobie van der Westhuizen from South Africa got me thinking. How well do we really know it?
Is there a difference between making converts and making disciples?
Immersion in water is a great way to symbolize immersion into our relationship with God, but we shouldn't assume this verse is talking about water.
Do we spend as much time teaching and modelling how to follow the person and teachings of Jesus as we do on teaching our doctrines? Should we be showing as much as we are telling? Disciple making may be more like apprenticeship than classroom style learning.