Speaker: Jo Saxton

Topic: We Are One: With This Generation

  • “As disciples, we need to think through how we are communicating Jesus’ words, ways, and works.”
  • “Discipleship involves giving information.”
  • “We need to not give Christianity light…we need to give it right.”
  • “What information are we giving to equip the coming generation?”
  • “What information are we receiving to equip the coming generation?”
  • “One of the hardest things about discipling others is that we are the examples.”
  • “What will people remember about you?”
  • “Spiritual mothers and fathers…that is what our world is crying for.”
  • “Are we communicating, ‘This is how great Jesus is,’ and leave people thinking, ‘Yeah, but I don’t know if YOU believe it.'”
  • “When Jesus made disciples, they weren’t just to make him look good. They had a task to go out and change things.”
  • “Discipleship isn’t about being a good person. It’s about being like Jesus.”
  • “God has given us a charge to invest in children.”
  • “The Gospel doesn’t need changing. It needs to be taken to every tribe and tongue and it’s not done yet.”
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GJ Farmer is a husband, a dad, the founder of ChildrensMinistryBlog.com, and is the Children’s Pastor at First Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky. He has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Church Ministries and a Master’s degree in Children’s Ministry. He has also been fortunate to lead and teach groups at children’s ministry conferences and to have had some of his writing published. Apart from working with kids, he enjoys reading, performing magic tricks, playing video games, and University of Kentucky basketball.