Discipleology kicks off its first season with Scott McConnell, director of Lifeway Research, for a 10-part audio series on the Discipleship Pathway. Our hosts will unpack the findings of the largest research study ever conducted on how disciples grow and the eight defining markers of the growing disciple as revealed by the research. During this series, you will:
The result is a comprehensive, research-backed, and biblical approach to making disciples that works. Moving forward, we will share with you the real-world discipleship experiences from pastors and churches across the country.
Let’s make disciples together. Listen to Discipleology on your favorite podcast platform.
Discipleship is the lifestyle of walking with God. This walk tends to follow a pathway as followers become more like Christ and advance His kingdom.
Andrew Hudson is brand manager for Bible Studies for Life, a Bible study curriculum for adults, students, and kids that’s purpose-built around the research-backed growth principles found in the Discipleship Pathway. He’s from Texas and can’t stop talking about it, yet for some reason chooses to live in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and young daughter.
Mary Wiley is wise beyond her years and is passionate about teaching the importance of having a strong understanding of what you believe, why you believe it, and why it matters. The author of Everyday Theology, she is grounding all of our discussions in applying ideas and concepts directly into the home. While she often offers the softer side of the group, do not mistake her kindness for a lack of intensity, brilliance, or thoughtfulness.
Chris Surratt has a storied past as a church planter, speaker, and ministry consultant. He has served on executive teams across the country, a discipleship and small group expert, and has authored a small tower of incredibly useful books and blogs. Chris has a unique perspective applying our discussions in the context of the church and how to utilize, motivate, and enable members of a congregation.