Disciple making is at the heart of who Reign Ministries are, and one of our key goals is to see a movement of disciple making communities all across the UK.
The Greek word for disciple is ‘mathētḗs’, meaning ‘one who follows another for the purpose of learning.’ Taking this, discipleship in its simplest form is following Jesus to intentionally learn from Him.
In Matthew 28:19 Jesus tells his followers to ‘go and make disciples of all nations.’ This command goes beyond making followers of Jesus, but instead, instructs us to make disciples who will go on to make disciples.
What Does a Good Disciple Maker Do?
Being a good disciple maker means the individual is able to make time for the person they are discipling, share their journey, and is able to bring challenge. It means intentionally taking steps within that relationship to create spiritual transformation. And then, in turn, encouraging that person to invest in the life of someone else. Discipleship is a lifelong process of becoming more like Jesus, and helping others along that same journey.
Disciple Making Within The Reign Ministries Degree
Once our students finish their degree they are well trained and equipped to become disciple makers in all areas of their lives. Working alongside our leaders and mentors, our students will learn how to grow in their own relationship with God, and how to help others do the same.
“This community is so much more than just a university experience… We are, hopefully, a guild of youth ministry practitioners who are focused on personal life investment that will lead to spiritual transformation called disciple making.”
Our year one students learn about how Jesus modelled discipleship and have been given a Discipleship Pack to use in their placement settings. Alongside this, each student will be part of a cluster group where they will have the opportunity to share and encourage each other in peer to peer discipleship. During cluster and conference weeks students are encouraged to share about young people they are discipling and to pray for one another.
Do you have a heart for discipleship and are passionate to tell young people about Jesus? Then maybe this degree is for you. Clink the link below for more info.
Brad Brad is from Edinburgh and graduated from the degree course in 2016. Throughout his time on the course he would share his passion for his home and ministry. It was stirring and contagious. It often seemed like bagpipes would start playing in my ears when he spoke about his heart for his city. At […]
Why Disciple Making? Disciple making is at the heart of who Reign Ministries are, and one of our key goals is to see a movement of disciple making communities all across the UK. The Greek word for disciple is ‘mathētḗs’, meaning ‘one who follows another for the purpose of learning.’ Taking this, discipleship in its […]
Last year (2020/21) saw students across the country being sent away from their universities to adopt a new way of studying from home. And whilst Reign Ministries embraced online learning, it wasn’t something we were unfamiliar with. For Reign Ministries, the concept of a hybrid learning model is not something that has just emerged in […]