Articles on Faith-topics:spiritual-growth/discipleship

Digital Resource Toolkit

You desire to continue to do ministry, but it may feel like a hard change from life together to life at a distance. For that, we’ve created a list of ideas and resources to help aid you as you learn to do your ministry from your home.

How Can a Mentor Help You?

Finding a mentor can help you grow in many areas of life. Mentors can offer wisdom and advice from life experiences you haven’t had yet. Learn more about how mentors can help you personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Why Is the Bible So Confusing to Me?

Are you ever confused when you read the Bible? You’re not alone. Here are four ways to move forward through the uncertainty.

How to Choose a Group Bible Study: What You Need to Know

Are you leading a small group but aren’t sure how to pick a Bible study that will work well? Are you intimidated by how many choices there are for Bible studies? This article walks you through some of the important things you should think about.

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The Day I Planned to Die

On the way to commit suicide, a teen hears a voice in his head that tells him not to. A few days later he finds out what stopped him.

Why You're Stuck in Your Faith Journey

If you’re not growing, it might be because you’re not helping someone else.

How to Experience the Power of Community

Find out how one young man’s life was changed for good when he learned to experience Christ in relationship with others.

Building Life-Changing Friendships in the Everyday

Understanding the value of community to know others and share your love of Jesus doesn’t just happen – it takes intention.

Three Cards to Play in Discipleship

When I started spiritually building into the lives of others, I easily played the truth card first. Got a problem? “Here’s your deep-seated issue.” You don’t see a problem? “Let me tell you your problem!”

If You Want to Make Disciples, Simplify Your Playbook

A ministry to athletes in Minnesota saw spectators become leaders, thanks to the playbook they learned from Jesus.

How a Chain of Eight Disciples Grew in 30 Years

God has an intentional plan for your life. If you choose to follow Christ and walk with him as a committed disciple, you may end up influencing the lives of many.

Do You Disciple?

Two Cru staff members share their advice on discipleship, a commonly used term yet vaguely understood subject. Discipleship is walking alongside someone; challenging them to study and live out the Bible in their life, and to influence others with the gospel.

Mentoring: To Learn Twice

As Marilyn Jarrett teaches others, she gains a deeper understanding about discipleship.

Becoming a Mentor: Learning from Lynn Wood

When Lynn Wood became a Christian, her sister-in-law was excited. But who would mentor her?

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