Following: From Being Alone to Being a Disciple—Mentoring, Discipling, and Akoloutheo

  • Bruce E. Winston
Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)


Successful employees make good use of mentoring to more fully understand how to be successful in the firm or at a specific task in the firm. Also, successful employees seek out people who might disciple the employee to become more like the more senior, more successful disciple-er. An intense form of discipling is the Biblical concept of akoloutheo in which the employee seeks to ‘follow’ the master and become like the master until the employee becomes a master and has followers of his/her own.


Mentored Discipled Akoloutheo 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce E. Winston
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  1. 1.Regent UniversityChesapeakeUSA

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