Discipleship pathways


Lightning Sessions

30 minutes



1 hour


Coaching cohort

9 months


Lightning Lessions

10 minutes

Engage with memorable and reproducible digital discipleship content. We will be offering brief Lightning Lessons that include a Discipleship related lesson, Q&A time and a time of prayer. Topics will include discipleship character, competency, assessment, abiding, next generation and many others. This is a great way to get you started on your discipleship journey to becoming more like Jesus. Please join us the 1st Thursday of each month at 2:30 pm EST beginning on February 4th .

10 minute lightning lessons

  • 5 minutes of lesson
  • Time for Q&A and prayer
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1 hour

There are many aspects to the way in which we disciple people to look and act like Jesus.  In the coming months we are offering a variety of examples on the topic of discipleship.  If you are Sr. Pastor, Pastor of Discipleship, Elder or leader of any capacity in your church you are invited to join us for these webinars.  All of our webinars are interactive and will have an opportunity to engage in conversations and access additional resources.  

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Webinars will be held on the third Thursday of each month. We hope to see you soon!

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Past webinars

Making Disciples

with Jeff Allen

What can we learn about the Jesus Way of making disciples based on Matthew 16:13-24?

Living a Jesus-Shaped Life

with Jeff Allen

Let's discuss what it looks like to live a Jesus-shaped life based on Luke 6:12-19.

Character and Competency of Jesus

with Pat Dirkse

Let's talk about the definition of a disciple and what it means to follow in the way of Jesus.

From Survive to Thrive

with Jeff Allen

Insights regarding the Practical Equipping & Releasing of Disciple-making Leaders

Intergenerational Discipleship in the 21st Century

with Ruth Langkamp

Let's discuss the current realities around intergenerational disciple-making practices and its impact on young leaders’ faith formation.


Coaching Cohort

9 months

Whether you are young, old, a pastor, lay leader or an individual trying to understand and live into your discipleship calling – we invite you to consider the following questions and take the next faithful step.

What is God saying to you?
How are you living in obedience?

Join us!

Join a 9-month weekly discipleship journey in which you learn, listen, and live in a way that looks more like Jesus.

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Who are we?

Jeff Allen

Lead Coordinator for Discipleship


Pat Dirkse

Coordinator for Discipleship


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This initiative is part of Transformed & Transforming, the RCA's 15-year vision for ministry.
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