DISCIPLE is a program of disciplined Bible study aimed at developing strong Christian leaders.
study gives the Old and New Testa­ments equal time, emphasizing
the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God. DISCIPLE draws upon
the work of scholars, the personal Bible reading and study of the
participant, and dynamic group discussion to aid understanding of the
The first study in the program is DISCIPLE: BECOMING
DISCIPLES THROUGH BIBLE STUDY, a thirty-four week overview of the entire
Commitment and time involved:
- Three and
one-half to four hours of independent study each week (40 minutes daily
for leaders and 30 minutes daily for group members) in preparation for
weekly group meetings.
- Attendance at weekly 2.5 hour meetings.
presentations for DISCIPLE: BECOMING DISCIPLES THROUGH BIBLE STUDY
reflect our changing world, with a new and diverse team of expert
commentators tailored to the study manual’s proven format. DISCIPLE I
video set was revised in 2004 for more contemporary, inclusive
presentation without altering the Bible scholarship. The host for these
presentations is Dr. Emerson B. Powery – Associate Professor of Theology
and Chair of the Department of Theology at Lee University, Cleveland,
We recommend the New Interpreters Study Bible.