This is the most extensive article that I’ve read about the issue of teaching, a biblical practice that is forbidden by DMM proponents (at least in theory). “Bob,” who serves in North Africa, summarizes this Radius International article by saying, “The New Testament includes a good deal of direct teaching” and “Reasons I have heard for discarding this pattern as non-normative or unhealthy in today’s world are unconvincing.” He addresses six of these reasons, one of which is that discovery-style groups are easier to replicate. There are a couple of typos in this unpublished article (including the pretty big oversight in the conclusion where it states, “we should not [sic] be ready to teach directly when necessary”), but despite these issues, it’s a well-written article.
Read it here.
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