• Why do you think 40 percent of converts leave the church?
  • What can you do to help plug this leak?
  • Why do “unripe harvest” and “members only” evangelistic strategies exist in the church?
  • What does intentional and systematic discipleship look like in your life? In your personal ministry? In your church?
  • Why isn’t every member trained in discipleship in the church immediately after baptism?
  • How does following Jesus’ model for ministry help with the current dearth of discipleship today?
  • Where does discipleship fit the lost pattern of Luke 15?
  • Are you being directly trained as a disciple by Jesus today? How are you training someone else today in the footsteps of Jesus?