I'm reviewing the book 27 Tough Questions Pastors Ask by Dick Hardy. For those of you that are in church work or considering work, you should buy this book. It is filled with practical insights from a pastoral perspective. Here are some of my favorite quotes from chapter 18.
Make 24-Hour Contact
Babies can't lie around for a week without attention. These first few hours and days are critical. (125).
You must assume the new believer knows nothing of their new faith. Start from scratch.
I am not really too fussy about what you do to disciple new believers...just do something. (127).