GFA School of Discipleship is a year of radical growth for young adults to die to themselves for more of Christ in their lives.

This blog is designed to give you a closer look to what the program looks like. Hear what graduates are saying about the program, look at the various events the students engage in, and learn what makes the program unique.

Finishing Well

In a few weeks our students will graduate from School of Discipleship. They chose to die to themselves for a year to pursue the Lord more, and in many ways, they were stretched and challenged. Each student has brought joy to the community here. We are sad to say...

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A Day in the Life of an SD Student

Have you ever wondered what we do at School of Discipleship? We wanted to give you a snapshot of what a typical day looks like for us. Monday: 6 a.m. –  The morning begins with house devotions. (Yawn…dying to self daily also includes getting up early.) Each house...

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Overcoming Fear of Speaking Publicly

I sat in my chair, nervous as all get out. It was about to be my turn. My turn to speak in front of my whole class. I tried to calm the butterflies in my stomach as I exhaled. It didn’t work. Had I practiced enough? Would what I wrote down actually make sense to those...

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Pursuing God

The School of Discipleship (SD) students are currently going through their next course on The Pursuit of God. Throughout my first year in SD in 2015, I went through many different courses that brought me closer to Jesus. My favorite, by far, was the course on this...

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Sunday Solitude

Sometimes our lives get loud and noisy. We forget to make time to just be quiet, listen to the Lord and hear what He has to say. School of Discipleship students participate in the biblical and time-tested practice of solitude. Sunday Solitude is an occasionally...

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Loving All

I recently attended a denominational church conference with a staff member.   The theme for the conference was praying for an open door for the gospel.  This is based out of Colossians chapter four verses two to four.  The leader of this denomination in his keynote...

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