Jesus taught his followers to make disciples, not converts. The way a believer moves from one to the other is through the intentional discipleship of their character, knowledge, vision, and skills. While evangelism brings people to Christ, discipleship brings people to “full growth in Christ” so that they can be “equipped for every good work” (Eph 4:15, 2 Tim 3:17). TSI’s equipping initiatives are designed to train believers who can thrive as disciple makers in their culture, not simply survive as young converts.
Here are some of the developmental opportunities TSI offers for growing disciples: