“When a person makes a confession of faith and is never taken through a formal discipleship process, there is little hope of seeing genuine spiritual transformation.” -Dr. Howard Hendricks

Why do we call it Core? Because making disciples is the core mission of His Church (Matthew 28:18-20). Core Discipleship is an intentional, life-changing process. People, ministries, and churches around the world use Core. Here you’ll discover a simple and Biblical discipleship process – a process proven to make life-long disciples of Jesus. You’ll also find relevant discipleship articles, free discipleship papers from recognized discipleship gurus, discipleship videos, and free downloadable PDF discipleship eBooks.

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A Fish Story

Jesus said “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). A Fish Story by John M. Drescher Now it came to pass that a group existed who called themselves fishermen. And lo, there were many fish in the waters all around. In fact the whole area was... read more

Disciples wanted. Degree not required.

I don’t know how many times I have heard others say, “If he were saved, just think how many lives he would change.” Such reasoning misses the mark. If Jesus chose His disciples based on resume, He would have pressed the rich young ruler into service. But He did not.... read more

Foundational Discipleship

“He is like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not shake it, because it was well built.” (Luke 6:48) I spent many years training under the watchful and... read more

Discipleship Resources

Tools for the journey

Free Discipleship Downloads

Free articles as PDF downloads. Thoughts on discipleship, transformation, grace, and life in Christ Jesus.

C3 Principle

Discover the process. Develop a life-changing community. 3 Strands. 3 Stages. 3 People.


Short. Powerful. Videos.

Make a Difference

These ministries change lives. Become a life-changer, too.

The Process

The C3 discipleship process can be integrated into any church using all 3 strands or by launching stand-alone Core Groups.

Core Evidence

There is power in a cord of three and this concept runs throughout God’s Word.

Free Core Resources

Discipleship resources: Simple. Biblical. Free.

Raise Godly Kids

Discipleship begins with our kids. Build to last with these resources.