Discipleship

Course ID

DIS 101

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

None

About the Course

This course emphasizes the importance and significance foundational Christian principles. It provides both a review of the beliefs that are core to the Christian faith and a strong outline of the concepts that each believer should be able to impart into the lives of those less mature than themselves. The course will examine these classic discipleship points as well as providing an overview of the more Biblical view of spiritual fathering that addresses the impartation of these principles to others.. This course emphasizes the importance and significance foundational Christian principles. It provides both a review of the beliefs that are core to the Christian faith and a strong outline of the concepts that each believer should be able to impart into the lives of those less mature than themselves. The course will examine these classic discipleship points as well as providing an overview of the more Biblical view of spiritual fathering that addresses the impartation of these principles to others.. This course emphasizes the importance and significance foundational Christian principles. It provides both a review of the beliefs that are core to the Christian faith and a strong outline of the concepts that each believer should be able to impart into the lives of those less mature than themselves. The course will examine these classic discipleship points as well as providing an overview of the more Biblical view of spiritual fathering that addresses the impartation of these principles to others..

Books and/or Fees Required

None

Your Instructor

Michael B. French

Michael B. French

Michael and his wife Elisa live in Leeds, Alabama. They have been happily married since 1988 and serving together in full time ministry since 1999. They have four sons, Joshua (his wife Michelle and granddaughters Sarah and Ellie), Caleb, Jacob and Noah. He completed law school at The University of Alabama in 1989 and had a successful law practice for over 10 years. He continues to maintain his law license and is frequently called upon to provide legal consultation for ministries. Michael was pastor of The Bridge Birmingham for 20 years.

Michael founded and now serves full time with Patria Ministries, a network of spiritual leaders from around the world. He has traveled and taught internationally in places such as Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Ghana, Russia, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Canada, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, and Switzerland. He has also trained individuals from around the world online.

He is the co-author of The Remedy, (a book written by he and his father to unravel the mystery and break down some of the controversy surrounding the ministry of deliverance). He is the author of The Elisha Way (a book espousing the need for a return to spiritual fathering in order to see a double portion passed on to the next generation), Fresh Bread (a book delving into what Jesus was teaching His disciples through the Lord’s Prayer) and Dream Stories (a book explaining the importance of dreams and their spiritual interpretations, as well as sharing over 50 interpreted dreams and how they impacted the dreamer's lives).