Other Resources

The Becoming Disciples process is a helpful way of 'walking with' people as they explore the claims of Jesus Christ and begin the Christian life. We offer a general framework (the four phases and the rites) and lots of resources below.

The Discipleship Training course has been introduced to people across the Uniting Church as a tool for helping people to grow in their faith and understanding as disciples.

What is the Becoming Disciples process?

The Becoming Disciples Resource Kit includes:

Towards a Theology of Resource Ministry is a paper that was developed out of two workshops conducted by Rev. Dr Chris Walker at a Resource Ministry Conference in Bathurst, December 2008. 

Grevillea is an Australian e-zine edited by Rev. Dr Chris Walker which covers a wide range of subjects.

Daniel T. Benedict Jr is a staff person of the General Board of Discipleship, the United Methodist Church (USA). He is the author of Come to the Waters. Together with Craig K. Miller he also authored Contemporary Worship for the 21st Century: Worship or Evangelism?

By Daniel Benedict

This address, the first of three, was given at a meeting of the Uniting Church in Australia leaders in Adelaide, August 2004. The meeting focused on "Becoming Disciples" — a Uniting Church adaptation of the rites of adult initiation (the catechumenate). The address has been edited for readers and some material that was omitted for brevity of the presentation is included here.

By Daniel Benedict

This address, the second of three, was given at a meeting of the Uniting Church in Australia leaders in Adelaide in August 2004. The meeting focused on “Becoming Disciples”— a Uniting Church adaptation of the rites of adult initiation (the catechumenate). The address has been abbreviated and edited for readers.

By Daniel Benedict

This address, the third of three, was given at a meeting of the Uniting Church in Australia leaders in Adelaide, August 2004. The meeting focused on 'Becoming Disciples'— a Uniting Church adaptation of the rites of adult initiation (the catechumenate). The address has been edited for readers and some material that was omitted for brevity of the presentation is included here.

This paper explains the relationship between the Uniting Church and the Reformed and Evangelical traditions focusing on the documents listed in the Basis of Union.