Our world is full of broken and desperate souls; no matter what we live for or how much we have, we remain parched and thirsting for something that can fill the infinite void in our hearts.
Every person, regardless of their state of life, is a beautiful creation made in God's image. "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them"(Genesis 1:27). As God’s children, we all h
ave a specific purpose and duty: to love others and lead them into a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, who fills that infinite void with perfect Love.
responds to the Great Commission that Christ gave to His disciples and thus to the whole world: "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, to the close of the age" (Matthew 28:19-20).
Spiritual Multiplication is Jesus’ model for spreading His Church in a personal and intimate way. He did not establish His Church with multitudes; He passed it on to His twelve Apostles and their successors while holding it together with His Holy Spirit. Jesus taught these men each day how to live life to the fullest and, when the time was right, they did the same for others. One of our greatest evangelists, Paul, exhorts Timothy: “You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me before many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2Timothy 2:2).
In other words, “teach teachers how to teach.”
Focusing on spending quality time with few people, in Bible study or mentorship for example, allows for virtuous friendships to grow. Virtuous relationships lead us closer to God and our purpose because we give more of ourselves rather than spreading ourselves too thin. The few people we invest in and teach can in turn teach others in the same way, who can in turn teach others, and so on…