Acts of the Disciples: Discipleship and Dependent Living
Although you won’t find “Acts of the Disciples” in the Bible, every baptized Christian that was, is now, and ever will be could be included in such a work. Discipleship in Christ can be likened to a three-act play: Dependent Living, Independent Living, and Assisted Living.
The first “act” would cover the period of time when a person is truly dependent on others for almost everything. These initial years, roughly 18 – 22 years (or more!), are formative and essential in the establishment of a firm foundation in lifelong discipleship. The share in the mission of the church is primarily realized