What is Disciple Building?

Disciple building is a biblical imperative, a primary task for the Church (see Matthew 28:19-20).

It is the process by which mature believers, in cooperation with God’s Spirit, assist younger believers as they progress in their faith toward Christlike maturity, intimacy with God and good works. The goal of disciple building is maturity that glorifies God.

“We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete (mature) in Christ.” (Colossians 1:28)

“Therefore, go and make disciples of all peoples, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Matt. 28:19-20)

Discipleship Culture

Extensive research, coupled with decades of disciple building experience, has enabled WDA to help modern disciple builders design and implement a culture of discipleship based on the pattern Jesus used in Scripture to build the Church.


More than just a program, Christ’s approach to becoming a Disciple Building Church is about: 

  • Life-on-life discipleship
  • Equipping the saints for ministry and discipleship
  • Breaking down strongholds that prohibit growth
  • Teaching people to obey everything Christ has commanded (see Matt. 28:20)
  • Building disciples who build disciples
  • Cultivating a healthy, safe, and mature environment where growth never stops taking place

WDA helps YOUR church become a Disciple Building Church.

This is how your church becomes a disciple building

  First, Stop and Consider our Approach

If you are interested in having your church become a Disciple Building Church, we highly recommend that you first read Disciple Building: A Biblical Framework, by Bob Dukes. Then, we would love to have a conversation with you and get to know your church or ministry better.  














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We want to take the time to make sure that we understand where you are. This allows our team to provide insight and direction that meets your need. WDA has ideas and resources that help discipleship leaders implement a disciple building program that builds mature leaders in a local church without needlessly disrupting the programs already in place.






“WDA can help a church develop their disciple building environment, big picture to small details. They’ve really nailed a comprehensive disciple building methodology derived from Scripture.

Todd Briggs, Pastor | Midtown Church, Atlanta GA

If you are already familiar with WDA and would like to begin a conversation, send us a message and our consultants will set up a free introductory session. 

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