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‘A Christianity in which there is only God the Father, but not Christ as a living Son actually cancels discipleship. In that case there will be trust in God, but not discipleship … Discipleship is a commitment to following Christ. Because Christ exists, he must be followed. An idea about Christ, a doctrinal system, a general religious recognition of grace or forgiveness of sins does not require discipleship. In truth, it even excludes discipleship; it is inimical to it. One enters into a relationship with an idea by way of knowledge, enthusiasm, perhaps even by carrying it out, but it is by personal obedient discipleship [that we enter into a relationship with the living Jesus].’
  From The Cost of Discipleship, p.59
‘Christianity without the living Jesus Christ remains necessarily a Christianity without discipleship; and a Christianity without discipleship is always just an idea, a myth.’ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Bible Studies

Studying the bible together is key to the formation of our world view as a faith community. St Mic’s parish bible studies run in short series throughout the year.

These may be thematically based around the church seasons (Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Advent), topically based (looking at how the scriptures frame our thinking on issues of our day — such as environment, wealth and poverty, sexuality and relationships, violence etc), or working through books of the bible.

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