How the Church effects Discipleship

INTRODUCTION When we look at the church and discipleship, the two categories are dependent upon one another. Without healthy discipleship occurring creating healthy disciples, you can’t have a healthy church. If you have unhealthy disciples, they will naturally create an unhealthy church environment. However, a church without a focus on creating healthy disciples, will only … More How the Church effects Discipleship

Growth of a Disciple

INTRODUCTION It would be amiss to say there is no difference in disciples. Much like the pattern of growth in humans, where humans are classified as babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, adults and finally seniors, discipleship in Christianity is a progression from birth to adulthood. With this being said, Christians do not continually progress from one … More Growth of a Disciple

Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians (Ephesians 3:14-21)

Even though the name Christian hadn’t been around yet, (at the time Ephesians was written they would have been called followers of the way) Paul is given prophetic insight to see that those in heaven and on earth would be called Christians. We get our name from Christ. Paul’s prayer focuses on: Being strengthened. Christ … More Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians (Ephesians 3:14-21)