Blame it on Fredrick W. Taylor. Through he lived a century ago, he may still be affecting your understanding of disciple-making. Taylor’s influence was primarily in the industrial sector of America in the late 1890s. It was he who refined post-Industrial Revolution thought by advocating the standardization of tools and equipment in the factory. His ideas helped Henry Ford increase efficiency by focusing on method and speed. His formula: The greatest production results when each worker is given a definite task to be performed in a definite time and in a definite manner.

For many years my concept of discipling others was a product of Taylor's thinking....

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