There is wisdom to gain from hearing what those educated in the Bible have to say about discipleship. There are many churches and pastors who preach many sermons, but below are the 12 best sermon series to help you grow in discipleship.
- Lead Like Jesus
- Rediscovering Discipleship
- Faith 101
- Listening to the Holy Spirit & Reaching Out to People
- Kingdom Work
- Following Christ
- Changed Lives Change Lives
- LIVE Sent
- Worship, Grow, Serve
- We Are Sent
The church is an amazing place to grow in your understanding of these areas. Now many churches put their sermons online, which allows easy access to their content.
1. Lead Like Jesus
Lead Like Jesus is a sermon on evaluating Jesus’ life and learning to become a leader like him.
This sermon is put on by Life Church and preached by Ken Blanchard, an expert in leadership and author of many books.
In this message, you hear about the importance of leadership, why it is so important, and how we can reflect Jesus’ leadership. Blanchard preaches about each of our roles as leaders on this earth.
Anytime we try to influence someone we are a leader, and we are educating others when discipling.
2. Rediscovering Discipleship
Rediscovering Discipleship: The Forgotten Cost and Blessing of Following Jesus His Way is a sermon that explores the importance of discipleship in a world that seems to have left it behind.
This sermon is available through The Gospel Coalition and is preached by Sam Allberry. Sam Allberry is the editor for the Gospel Coalition as well as an author and speaker.
Allberry discusses in this sermon different important facets of discipleship. He talks about the necessity of discipleship, how discipleship is responsive, how discipleship is costly, and how discipleship is corporate and missional.
3. Faith 101
In this series Faith 101, the topic of faith is covered from the aspects of what God has done for us, prayer, evangelism, and discipleship.
This sermon series is from the Church Harvest Christian Fellowship and is preached by Greg Laurie. Greg Laurie is a pastor and author.
This series helps equip those who listen to the basic understanding of our faith and encouragement to share your faith to further God’s kingdom. Laurie helps us understand what it takes to help disciple others, and why discipling others is so important.
4. Listening to the Holy Spirit & Reaching Out to People
Listening to the Holy Spirit & Reaching Out to People is a sermon that focuses not only on reaching out to people and sharing the gospel, but specifically hearing what God has to say.
This sermon is preached by John Lindell, one of the lead pastors at James River Church.
In this sermon, Lindell specifically goes in-depth on the story of Phillip and the Ethiopian Official in Acts.
He talks about the boldness needed to share the gospel and being attentive and sensitive to the Holy Spirit and where we are being called.
Multiply is a sermon series that focuses on what it means to be a disciple.
Wooddale Church puts on this series and it is preached by Dale Hummel and Kyle Robinson. Dale Hummel is the senior Pastor at Wooddale and Kyle Robinson is the Executive Pastor.
Multiply: be one, make one. This sermon series goes through the stages of Discipleship and how to reach others.
6. Kingdom Work
Kingdom Work is a six-part sermon series that focuses on our Christian walk and living on Mission. This series gives a great perspective on living with a Kingdom view.
This sermon is preached by Pastor Arnold Allison at Riverside Church. He is currently the lead pastor at Riverside Church. He brings much insight and wisdom to this topic.
This six-part series covers topics such as the Kingdom reality, the lost and found, seed and soil, and kingdom representation.
7. Following Christ
God works in amazing ways when we decide to follow him. Following Christ is a sermon series that explores what it means to follow Christ and what our responsibilities are once we are Christians.
This sermon series from Heartland Church is preached by Darryn Scheske and Dr. Ivan Satyavrata.
This three-part series covers topics like what it means to follow Christ, how we can effectively be fishers of men, and the churches role in this process.
This series helps encourage and inspire believers to share the hope we have and disciple others.
8. Changed Lives Change Lives
Changed Lives Change Lives is a sermon series based on the book of Acts that helps us as believers use our changed lives to help others have a changed life because of Christ.
This sermon series was preached by Arnold Allison at Riverside Church. Arnold Allison is the current lead pastor at Riverside Church.
This nine-part series helps deal with the topics of the power of the gospel changing lives and our role in this process.
In this series, Pastor Arnold Allison covers topics such as the power we receive from the Holy Spirit, our lives with reaching out to others, and our mission as Christians.
In the series Disciple, we can learn about discipling others. This series was preached by various pastors from Fellowship Church.
Disciple is a four-part series that explores listening as a disciple-maker, learning, learning to love, and leading others to Christ. This sermon series is a reminder that as disciples, we are also disciple-makers.
10. LIVE Sent
LIVE Sent is a sermon series that focuses on our mission to us given by God to live sent both near and far. We get to hear and learn about the importance of making disciples.
Rick Dunn one of the lead pastors at Fellowship Church preaches this sermon series on living as a sent people.
There are three parts to the LIVE Sent sermon series. Each sermon focuses on a different aspect of what it means to be Christians who are sent.
The need for missions in the New Testament and now is discussed as well as the importance of the disciple-making movement.
11. Worship, Grow, Serve
Worship, Grow, Serve, this sermon series focuses on glorifying God, making disciples, and impacting the world for Christ.
This sermon series is preached by Larry Adams a previous pastor at Golden Hills Community Church. He brings great wisdom to the topic of living for Christ and discipling others.
In this eight-part series, Larry Adams talks about what a disciple is. He defines what it means to be a disciple, the cost of discipleship, being trained in God’s word, and fulfilling God’s purpose.
12. We Are Sent
In the series, We Are Sent, the sermons discuss the book of Acts and how we are sent today.
The senior pastor at Golden Hills Community Church, Phil Ward, and previous pastor Larry Adams both preach in this series about being sent.
We Are Sent talks about where we are sent and how to respond. In this twelve-part series, we learn about how God sends us, where we are being sent, how to be faithful while we are being sent, and our purpose in being sent.
These twelve different sermons and sermon series that focus on discipleship will help us grow in our understanding of discipleship and grow us spiritually to be ready to disciple others in their walk with Christ.
I would encourage you to watch these sermons as they are filled with wisdom about discipleship.