A disciple is a follower of Jesus Christ for life who is committed to:
Being part of the body of Christ
A life of worship
A life of hospitality
Becoming more like Jesus
A life opening to Jesus
A life obeying Jesus
Joining Jesus in ministry
A life of generosity
A life of service
Phases of Discipleship
Searching for meaning
Exploring Christ’s way
Beginning new life in Christ
Deepening our walk in Christ
Centering all our life in Christ
The Discipleship Matrix below is a tool for churches and individuals to use to assess where they are on their spiritual journey based upon the above definition of a disciple and the identified phases of growth.
How to use the Discipleship Matrix
Step One: In the first grid pick one of each color that best describes where you are in your faith journey.
Step Two: In the second grid find the statements you selected in their color coded category to see what phase of spiritual growth you are in for each area of discipleship.