Growing as a Disciple

If you have believed Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, you are a disciple. Our desire at Central Parkway Baptist Church is to help you grow, develop, and mature as a disciple of Christ. If you still need to believe Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, we encourage you to believe Him now. 

We would be honored to respond to any questions or concerns you have about growing as a disciple of Christ.

Being a Disciple of Jesus Christ...

  • is the most important decision you will ever make.
  • must be an individual, intentional choice.
  • means you choose to trust Jesus Christ exclusively for eternal life.
  • is on His terms, not yours.
  • produces changes in you because of giving Jesus control of your life.
  • launches you on a journey following Jesus Christ.
  • gives you what hope and peace than cannot be received otherwise.

Growing as a Disciple of Jesus Christ...

  • is a daily process.
  • honors, glorifies, and pleases Him.
  • demonstrates genuine relationship.
  • produces spiritual fruit.
  • attracts other people to Jesus Christ.
  • requires work, sacrifice, and investment.
  • involves some basic tools and practices, i.e. prayer, Bible reading, worship (personal and corporate), serving others, and more.
  • depends on the choices you make, because Jesus has already declared and demonstrated His expects you to grow, develop, and mature as His disciple.
  • is a journey of walking by faith, not by sight.
  • demands keeping your eyes on Him.
  • takes the guesswork out of daily choices.
  • means your enemy is more unrelenting than ever.
  • enables us to love people like Jesus Christ loves you.
  • provides purpose for living life.
  • invites others to also trust Him for salvation.