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Becoming a Healthy Disciple: Ten Traits of a Vital Christian
     

Becoming a Healthy Disciple: Ten Traits of a Vital Christian

by Stephen A. Macchia
 

ISBN-10: 0801091411

ISBN-13: 9780801091414

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

Are you becoming a healthy disciple?

Discipleship is a life-long apprenticeship with the Master, Jesus Christ. He does not expect perfection, only heart and skill development. Becoming a Healthy Disciple outlines ten traits that will help you grow as a Christian.

Stephen Macchia looks to John as a human example of a life lived close to Christ. He cites John's

Overview

Are you becoming a healthy disciple?

Discipleship is a life-long apprenticeship with the Master, Jesus Christ. He does not expect perfection, only heart and skill development. Becoming a Healthy Disciple outlines ten traits that will help you grow as a Christian.

Stephen Macchia looks to John as a human example of a life lived close to Christ. He cites John's Gospel as well as the experiences of himself and others to bring the traits of discipleship into modern context and help you develop them in your own life.

"This is a dangerous book. You won't be the same after reading it."-George K. Brushaber, president, Bethel College & Seminary

"Becoming a Healthy Disciple will give you workable leads on how to live with Jesus and for him."-Haddon Robinson, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

"This foundational and practical book on Christian discipleship will be useful both for the individual Christian and for congregations seeking renewal. I heartily recommend it."-Roberta Hestenes, International Minister, World Vision

"A must-read for all who wish to grow in their personal walk."-Ted Haggard, president, National Association of Evangelicals

Stephen A. Macchia is founding president of Leadership Transformations, Inc., a ministry focusing on spiritual formation needs of leaders and the spiritual discernment processes of leadership teams in local church and parachurch ministry settings nationwide. He is the author of Becoming A Healthy Church and Becoming A Healthy Church Workbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801091414
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword11
Introduction13
1.Experiences God's Empowering Presence27
2.Engages in God-Exalting Worship43
3.Practices the Spiritual Disciplines62
4.Learns and Grows in Community86
5.Commits to Loving and Caring Relationships106
6.Exhibits Christlike Servanthood126
7.Shares the Love of Christ Generously145
8.Manages Life Wisely and Accountably170
9.Networks with the Body of Christ194
10.Stewards a Life of Abundance217
Conclusion239
Overview246
Afterword250
Notes252

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