Our desire at Bay Life is to spread the Gospel of Christ and to live out our mission to surrender ourselves to God as He makes disciples through us here and around the world.

What is Discipleship?

An intentional relationship to help another surrender to Christ and make Him the center of their life because life is found in Christ.

Who is a Disciple?

A Disciple can be some or all of the following... someone who is: 1) Willing to take responsibility for their own spiritual development, but need some direction; 2) Someone seeking spiritual truth; 3) A new believer or underdeveloped believer; 4) Someone you enjoy hanging out with.

How Does the Discipleship Relationship Work?

Commit to meet together regularly (whatever works for both your schedules).
Keep it real; keep it natural! Paul said, “I gave you not only the Word of God but also my very life.”

You are giving away your life and all that God is teaching you. It is mentoring relationship and would be helpful to avoid the “teacher/learner” model.  Make it a discussion instead of a lecture.  You want to share your life openly and honestly with each other.  Your discussion will be around your connection with God, how you stay connected, what you read and learn, how you interact and talk with God. 


The speed of this process depends on the growth of the disciple.

Become a Discipler

Are you ready to disciple others? Apply here and get the process started.

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Become a Disciple

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Basic Discipler Training

We provide disciplers with the necessary training and support to feel comfortable in this role. A good portion of the work of our Spiritual Journey Pastor, Cindy Perkins, is dedicated to helping Bay Lifers move into discipleship relationships. Best of all, we have tools and materials designed to help you along the way.

Join us for our upcoming Discipler training on Thursday, October 5 at 6:30pm. You can register here and we will contact you with additional information. 


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Advanced Discipler Training

Our goal at Bay Life is that through our surrender, God would use us to make disciples here and around the world. Discipling others doesn't have to be a nerve-wracking experience, and our Spiritual Journey team is committed to equipping you to navigate the discipleship relationship successfully.

Meeting every other week, we will spend time going through a book of the Bible and model the experience including answering questions and teaching you how to use online tools, commentaries, and other resources as you lead others in their spiritual journey.

Registration is required, and all you need is a Bible, a pen, and paper. (You might also bring your mobile tablet if you have one).

Registration is currently closed. Check back here for the next Advanced Discipler Training dates.

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Special Classes

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