The Servant of Global Periti

John Martin outlines the new post of Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion, which Dr Graham Kings, currently Bishop of Sherborne, takes up on 16 July 2015. He gives some background to Dr Kings’s life and vocation and to the post, which was created by a partnership of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Durham University and the Church Mission Society.

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What is a disciple?

“So what is Christian discipleship? I have come to define it like this: discipleship is a form of apprenticeship undertaken in community. It’s practical, and it’s corporate. To recognise this radically changes our understanding of it. It means that the focus of our discipleship should be not on what we know but on who we are becoming”. Chapter 2 of Alison Morgan’s new book “Following Jesus : The Plural of Disciple is Church”.

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