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.