“Listen to the wise words of a seasoned pastor who knows that being a disciple of Jesus is much more than developing biblical literacy and theological knowledge. Learn how grace embeds your little story in the larger story of redemption and transforms your heart in the process.”
—Paul David Tripp, President, Paul Tripp Ministries; author, What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
“Bill Clem uses his powerful storytelling ability, theological insights, and personal journey to speak straight to the heart of discipleship. Reading this book was like having a cup of coffee with one of the most influential thinkers and ministry leaders of our day.”
—David Livermore, president, Cultural Intelligence Center; author, Serving with Eyes Wide Open
“In all my ministry years I have never met anyone who is more adept and passionate about the subject and lifestyle of discipleship. This book will not be one you half read and then set aside for the next garage sale; it will be part of your permanent library, used to equip yourself and others for years to come. In fact, I wager you will read and reread this. It’s that good! Disciple challenges us all to dig deeper so that we might learn what it means to be a true follower of Jesus and to help others to do the same.”
—Mike Love, founder, director, Extreme Dream Ministries
“Bill Clem shattered all of my preconceptions of discipleship, but in so doing he masterfully painted a beautiful portrait of what a disciple is and what discipleship looks like. A must-read for anyone serious about making gospel-centered disciples.”
—Carlos Montoya, Lead Pastor, Blaze Christian Fellowship, Santa Fe, New Mexico
“Through both his writing and his life, Bill Clem has given us an inspiring vision of what it looks like to live out our identity as disciples of Jesus.”
—Pete Kelley, Lead Pastor, Doxology, Corvallis, Oregon
“Disciple connects the relational community of the triune God to his image bearers in the greatest nonfiction story of all—the story of God. The privilege of playing our part in his story is masterfully told by Clem. Not only is Disciple a ‘great read’; it is a ‘must-study.’"
—Mark A. Hoeffner, Executive Director, CB Northwest; Lead Elder, Grace Baptist Church, White Salmon, Washington
“Bill has been one the most influential pastors shaping my thinking on discipleship. He brings a holistic, gospel-centered, Jesus-exalting approach to the ongoing formation of the redeemed people of God. I thank God for Bill’s impact on my life and I trust that you will as well after reading this book.”
—Jeff Vanderstelt, Lead Pastor, Soma Communities, Tacoma, Washington; Vice President, Acts 29
Bill Clem is a pastor for Ballard Campus of Mars Hill Church, based out of Seattle, and is on the global campus network team spearheading spiritual formation.
Summary Overall, I found this book to be a very good read.
Bill Clem provides this book to establish a foundation of understanding what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and find our identity in Him.
As a pastor, I am always looking for books that I feel good about recommending to people wanting to do Biblical studies.
Disciple by Bill Clem has been incredibly thought provoking, challenging and convicting. As strange as it may seem to some, I found the book to also be remarkably uplifting by... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Duane
Great book not only for practical disciple-making but also for aiding the discipler in his own mentality, struggles, and understanding.Published 16 months ago by Scott Hand
Somehow I thought this book was going give helpful insights into nurturing disciples. Instead, it something quite different. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Vance
This is a good, well-written book about being a disciple of Christ. After seeing the cover and reading the blurbs about it, I thought it would have more to do with implementing a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bradley Bevers
The term discipleship is often-times misunderstood in our society today. We see discipleship as something we need to go do, a way to convince others to believe what we believe. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jill Hart
Discipleship is a hot topic today--and for good reason. We read about "disciples making disciples" and being a "disciple" of Jesus, yet I fear that at times we don't know the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Mike W
Disciple by Bill Clem is a book about pursuit. How God pursues people. How we pursue him. And how he uses us to pursue others. Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by BattleBornNV
If you are a Christian looking to grow in your walk and/or disciple other Christians, this book is a must read. Read morePublished on August 9, 2012 by Amazon Customer
How do we make disciples? This is the question that so many are asking these days. Do we do it by creating new programs and courses? Read morePublished on July 18, 2012 by Aaron Armstrong