Who are the Disciples of Christ?

by Jack Wellman
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Who are the Disciples of Christ? What do they believe? A Disciple Before we look into who or what a disciple of Christ believes, we must understand what a disciple is. The word comes from the Old English discipul (fem. discipula) which comes from the Latin discipulus, meaning, “pupil, student, follower,” and said to be […]

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How Do We Become More Christ-like?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus sought disciples after His own heart, and He found them, so what does it mean to be more Christ-like? How is this possible? Imitators When Jesus called His disciples, He bid them to “Come, follow Me” (Matt 4:19), so to begin with, those who put their trust in Christ have chosen to follow Christ, […]

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Why Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus came to call disciples, to make disciples, and to train us to make other disciples, so why discipleship isn’t emphasized more in churches, I don’t know. What is a Disciple? What is a disciple? The word disciple comes from the Old English word, discipul (fem. discipula) which comes from the Latin discipulus, meaning, “pupil, […]

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Why Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus told His own disciples to go and make disciples of all nations, so why don’t you find much on discipleship taught in churches today? The Great Commission For a long time in my walk with Christ, I was living out the “great omission,” which I jokingly call it, but it’s no joke to ignore […]

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Did Jesus Disciple Women? Were There Women Disciples?

by Jack Wellman
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Did Jesus disciple women too? Were there women disciples who followed Jesus? What a Disciple Is A disciple is not just a Christian in name…they are a follower of Christ, going where He sends them, following in His footsteps, doing what He did, and following the will of the Father. The word “disciple” comes from […]

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The Apostle Thomas Biography, Doubting, Life and Death

by Jack Wellman
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What can we learn about the Apostle Thomas?  Why is he sometimes called “Doubting Thomas?” The Apostle Thomas The Apostle Thomas might have been one of two twins in his family because his name “Thomas Didymus” means “the twin” but he is usually better known as or referred to more often, unfortunately, as “Doubting Thomas” […]

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How Did The 12 Apostles Die? A Bible Study

by Jack Wellman
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How did the Apostles die? What does history show and/or the Bible reveal how the 12 Apostles died? How the Apostles Died The Bible does not expressly give details about the ways in which the apostles died. We must rely on early church historians and secular historians as well but thankfully both seem to be […]

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Who Were The 12 Disciples or Apostles of Jesus Christ?

by David Peach
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The 12 closest friends of Jesus are called the 12 disciples or apostles. The word disciple means someone who is a student or pupil of someone else. The biblical sense of the word is that the person is not just a learner, but an adherent of the teacher’s doctrines. Apostle means that the person is […]

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