What is a disciple? How can I be a disciple?
The simplest way to describe a disciple is a follower of Jesus. What are some ways to become a disciple? Listed below are the five characteristics of a dynamic disciple. We invite you to explore each of these characteristics.
- Believe in Jesus Christ
- Grow in Christ
- Gather in Christian community
- Love like Jesus
- Lead others to Christ
How did the first disciples lead others to Christ?
Read the Book of Acts. Consider reading through the book of Acts on your own, with a friend or perhaps your C2C small group. See a 7-week reading outline below; click here for reflections and questions. We hope this journey will help you grow in community, faith, and willingness to spread God's love to the ends of the Earth!
|Book of Acts 7-Week Reading Plan and Maps|
|Week||Chapters in Acts||Map Links - courtesy of Free Bible images|
|Week 1||Acts 1:1—2:13||How the Gospel spread after Pentecost - Slide 2|
|Week 2||Acts 2:14—8:3||Where believers scattered to after Stephen's death - Slide 3|
|Week 3||Acts 8:4—9:43||Peter's Journey's - Slide 5|
|Week 4||Acts 10:1—15:35||Paul's First Missionary Journey - Slide 3|
|Week 5||Acts 15:36—18:22||Paul's Second Missionary Journey - Slide 4|
|Week 6||Acts 18:23—23:35||Paul's Third Missionary Journey - Slide 5|
|Week 7||Acts 24:1—28:31||Paul's Journey to Rome and Letters to Early Churches - Slide 6, 7 & 8|
Watch Father Steve's homily on discipleship.