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”.

David Goodhew (ed) : Church Growth in Britain 1980 to the Present. Ashgate Publishing 2012

Is the Church really in decline? Alison Morgan reviews David Goodhew's research.

Continue ReadingDavid Goodhew (ed) : Church Growth in Britain 1980 to the Present. Ashgate Publishing 2012