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Discipleship is an essential process in our faith development. Once you have completed our discipleship survey, use the icons below to explore discipleship @FIRST.

  • Enter
    If you are entering the discipleship pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Do I need God in my life? Do I need God “personally” or do I need Jesus?

    Why do I need church to be on a journey with Jesus? Is church safe?

    Why Jesus? Why Church? Why this church?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to OBSERVE or participate and ask more questions about our church's ministry areas.

    Ministries

  • Explore
    If you are in the EXPLORE stage of the Discipleship Pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Does Ankeny First make faith real, convenient, personal, and relevant?

    Does it connect me with God and others?

    Why Jesus? Why Church? Why this church?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to PARTICIPATE in our church's ministry.

    Ministries

  • Encounter
    If you are in the EXPLORE stage of the Discipleship Pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Does Ankeny First make faith real, convenient, personal, and relevant?

    Does it connect me with God and others?

    Why Jesus? Why Church? Why this church?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to PARTICIPATE in our church's ministry.

    Ministries

  • Engage
    If you are in the ENGAGE stage of the Discipleship Pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Am I learning to walk with Jesus daily? As a result, am I learning to accept others as they are?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to ENGAGE JESUS and introduce yourself to others in our church's ministry.

    Ministries

  • Embody
    If you are actively trying to EMBODY your faith along the Discipleship Pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Am I living life that looks like Jesus?

    Am I actively trying to relate more to people outside the church in ways that reflect God’s love and “welcome” of them?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to LIVE like JESUS and WELCOME others into our church's ministry.

    Ministries

  • Express
    If you find it natural to EXPRESS your faith along the Discipleship Pathway, you might find yourself asking questions like these -

    Am I intentionally seeking to build relationship with people in order to share God’s love?

    Do people see Jesus in me?

    Try reviewing our ministry pages with the intent to SHARE JESUS with your life being an invitation in our church's ministries.

    Ministries