Spiritual Formation

Our Journey

We are all on a journey. To help us move forward together, we have identified four steps along the way. These steps aren't designed to confine or label, but to help us take pursue a deeper relationship and knowledge of God.

Exploring Christianity

There are a lot of things to discover about Christianity and about being a Christian. The best place to start is by honestly exploring Christianity and what it means to follow Jesus. Living Waters is a comfortable, safe place to ask questions and to learn how Christianity can change your life.

Next Steps:

  • Join a Life Group
  • Try Alpha
  • Attend a Foundations Journey Group
  • Connect with our Sunday gatherings
  • Grab a coffee with a friend or someone on our pastoral team
  • Read the Gospel of John
  • Ask questions!

Transforming Disciple

As you begin your journey as a believer in Jesus you will begin to see your life transformed by the Spirit. You are now entering the formative stages of your Christian faith. We are right beside you in this important part of your faith journey helping you discover in even greater ways what it means to be a disciple of Jesus.

Next Steps:

  • Join a Life Group
  • Try Alpha
  • Consider being water baptized
  • Attend a Foundations Journey Group
  • Serve in a meaningful way
  • Grab a coffee with a friend or someone on our pastoral team
  • Ask questions!

Maturing Disciple

A maturing disciple is someone who has taken all the initial steps in the journey of Christianity, and now understands the basics of the Christian faith not only in knowledge, but in practice.  A foundation has been laid in your life and now you are looking to deepen your journey in all aspects of your spiritual walk.  

Next Steps:

  • Join a Life Group
  • Explore your giftings and influence in a Network Journey Group or Zoe Discipleship Course
  • Pursue membership at Living Waters
  • Serve in a meaningful way
  • Grab a coffee with a friend or someone on our pastoral team
  • Ask questions!

Leading Disciple

Jesus not only calls us to follow him, but to be an example for others who are following him as well.  A leading disciple is someone who is calling others on and walking with them in their journey.  Becoming a leading disciple happens while we are maturing in our faith, but is an intentional step in being willing to live beyond ourselves by encouraging, calling on, and walking with others who are on the same journey with Jesus.  

Next Steps:

  • Lead a Life Group
  • Explore your giftings and influence in a Network Journey Group or Zoe Discipleship Course
  • Pursue membership at Living Waters
  • Lead in a meaningful way
  • Grab a coffee with a friend or someone on our pastoral team
  • Ask questions!