Equipping Families of First Baptist Church of Orange Park, Florida, for Discipleship in the Home
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The purpose of this project was to equip families of First Baptist Church of Orange Park, Florida (FBCOP), for discipleship in their homes. The project assesses current discipleship practices and perceptions of such by parents of preschoolers, children, and teenagers at FBCOP. Chapter 1 presents details regarding the history and ministry context of FBCOP as well as rationale and goals for this project. Chapter 2 provides biblical exegesis to reveal how God’s expectations of family roles lead to an understanding of parents as the lead disciple-makers within the home. Chapter 3 offers historical, theoretical, and cultural information regarding the roles of fathers and mothers within the home leading to effective disciple-making. Chapter 4 presents the methodology of the project introduction as a tool for family discipleship. Chapter 5 reveals the progression of implementation of a family-equipping model of discipleship at FBCOP throughout the duration of this project and subsequent long-term strategy development.