Why do we encourage reproducing disciple makers rather than making converts? First, we encourage reproducing disciple makers because this is what Jesus modeled. Jesus interacted with crowds but invested His life into just twelve men. Jesus sent those twelve to repeat the process. In the Great Commission Jesus specifically commanded followers to make disciples rather than just converst. But, in addition to the spiritual evidence there is the math. Reproducing disciple makers rather than converts produces a greater harvest and return on investment. Do the math!