Alan Hirsch on Making Disciples

Alan Hirsch on Making Disciples

This is an excellent clip featuring Alan Hirsch on making disciples (thanks Jeff!). He makes a really interesting point that we are all being formed into disciples of one thing or another. What’s forming you?

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