1. Bible teaching is foundational for growth and maturity.Not possible to mature as a disciple without the Word of God. Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:16-17
  1. As disciples, individuals responsible for their own personal development. Philippians 2:12; 2 Peter 1:10
  1. Leaders encourage and seek to equip people to develop their personal prayer life and Bible knowledge. Ephesians 4:11-12; 2 Timothy 2:2
  1. Reading the Bible, praying, worshipping, fasting, listening, serving and giving are all essential to develop as disciples.  Mature believers encourage and spur each other on. Hebrews 10:24; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 3:13