September 24th Discipleship is arguably the main purpose of the Church, to grow disciples and make new ones (sounds a bit like ‘reproducing the life of Jesus’?). Yet most Churches would confess to a rather lukewarm discipleship in reality in the culture and practice of their Church. Our new preaching series on discipleship uses a less religious word ‘Apprentice’ to remind us that discipleship is not just a cerebral or intellectual thing. Rather it is immensely practical, no less than an imitation of Jesus Himself! Mark’s gospel will be our text, but I hope there will be plenty of homework. Mark 1 v14-20. Download discussion notes.