Liberty university baptist theological seminary spheres and stages of discipleship submitted to dr br lowman in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion of dsmn 500-d14 discipleship by keisha l hairston april 5, 2015 the stages and spheres of discipleship discipleship is one of the most integral parts of being a christian. Putman, after some time, has come up with five stages and four spheres of discipleship spiritually dead is the first of the five stages. Wilkins identified five stages of what he called ^the jesus movement that have direct implications for discipleship: iv 1) personal initiative to follow jesus – where an individual [s interest, curiosity, and questioning lead to belief that jesus is the messiah he claimed to be.
Through our death we find life and by applying jim putnam’s five stages of discipleship and four spheres of life as directions, this paper will show the path to reaching one’s god-given purpose and calling in life. Stages of discipleship there are a number of spheres in and through a youth group in which young people can be involved in ministry speaks of the final stage . The stages of discipleship: written as an assignment for liberty university dsm500 november 2014 according to the earley and dempsey, there are three stages of discipleship: declaration, development, and deployment. Jesus’ five spheres of discipleship when someone says “jesus’ disciples,” we often think of the twelve the truth is that jesus had thousands of “disciples,” but over time this large group of people diversified into five different stages of spiritual development.
People traverse the last two stages well when discipleship is still intentional, but less highly directed, more informal, such as in spiritual relationships somewhere between the early and the later stages small groups are one of the most effective forms for spiritual growth, providing some organization but less than does a public worship setting. Direction stages of discipleship are, stage one spiritually dead, stage two spiritually infant, stage three a spiritual young adult, stage four is spiritual young adult, and stage five a spiritual parent. Five stages and four spheres according to jim putman, bobby harrington, and robert e coleman, there are five stages and four spheres in the process of discipleship the five stages are: spiritually dead, infant, child, young adult and spiritual parent .
The 5 stages of personal discipleship is john 21:15-19 is a simple thought reflection about the way a christian grows in stages. Spheres and stages of discipleship essay introduction in this paper i will identify the five stages of discipleship according to the growth process described in the book discipleshift: five steps that help your church to make disciples who make disciples. Write a paper summarizing and analyzing the 5 stages and 4 spheres of discipleship identify what stage of discipleship you are currently in, giving evidence from your life and correlating biblical support. Ages and stages questionnaire 1469 words 6 pages show more ages and stages questionnaire assessment spheres and stages of discipleship 1668 words | 7 pages . Memory stages 2547 words 11 pages show more memory psychology is known as the science of behavior and mental process spheres and stages of discipleship a paper .
The three stages of discipleship & the flow provides a brief introduction to the three stages of discipleship and how the three different discipleship stages fit into the whole 'flow' picture. Dsm 500 discipleship ministries by joyce gerald, october 28, 2014 contents i introduction 1 stages of discipleship 1 spiritually dead 2 infant 3 child 5 young adult 6 parent 7 personal level of discipleship: parent 7 spheres of discipleship 16 relationship within the family of god, the church 17 relationships at home 18 relationships with. Introduction discipleship, as seen by putnam et al s text, discipleshift, goes through various stages and spheres all of which will be discussed in this.
The following essay will cover stages of growth that a follower will transition through, as well as the four spheres of life that which relationships are tied to lastly, this essay will cover the meaning of complete submission to christ. In this paper i will identify the five stages of discipleship according to the growth process described in the book discipleshift: five steps that help your church to make disciples who make disciples these five stages are spiritually dead, spiritual infant, spiritual child, young adult, and parent .
Liberty university baptist theological seminary writing assignment 2: spheres and stages of discipleship submitted to dr anderson, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion of the course. Discipleship is a process of stages according to jim putnam in the book discipleshift before one comes into the knowledge of jesus christ he or she is considered lost this paper will address the stages of discipleship and its growth process. The four spheres of discipleship the word sphere is defined as “an area of influence or activity”  putman and harrington gave us these four spheres of discipleship out of the book of ephesians . 1 liberty university liberty baptist theological seminary spheres and stages of discipleship a paper submitted to dr.