Dr. Jason Bybee Research Spotlight

A Mentoring Model for Intentional Disciple-Making: with Dr. Jason Bybee

For this Research Spotlight, I had a rich conversation with Dr. Jason Bybee about discipleship. Discipleship is so much more than making converts. Through Scripture and Story, we can make a meaningful impact on each other’s lives. Jason talks about programs his congregation has implemented, inspired by Paul’s own model for discipling Timothy. If you aren’t sure where to start, Jason is a helpful guide.

Conversation Highlights:

  • Misconceptions about “discipleship”
  • Stoic influences on Paul’s development of his discipleship model, particularly from Epictetus
  • The importance of both Scripture and Story in discipleship
  • Creating sacred spaces where people can provide deliberate companionship in the journey of discipleship
  • The roles of Myth and Parable in how stories shape us
  • Maintaining a congregational culture of discipleship

For the audio-only podcast of our conversation, click here.

Jason serves as the Lead Minister for the Mayfair church. He is passionate about the mission of the Mayfair church to follow Jesus by loving God and loving others. A native of Lebanon, Tennessee, Jason is married to Sunny and they have three children: Joshua, Abby Kate, and Jackson. He spent a decade in youth and campus ministries before transitioning into full-time preaching. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity from Lipscomb University. In 2014, Jason earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Abilene Christian University.

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