An agency of The United Methodist Church, GBOD (The General Board of Discipleship) helps local church, district, and conference leaders fulfill the shared dream of making world-changing disciples.
The agency connects leaders with needed resourcing, training, consulting, and networking that support spiritual formation, new church development, revitalization of local churches, and materials for use in Central Conferences.GBOD has embarked upon an integrated, strategic direction that serves the church with continuity, based upon basic values and mission.
Every product, service, and ministry of GBOD begins with the mission of equipping world-changing disciples of Jesus Christ. GBOD is also harnessing its energies and those of its partners and colleagues to address important issues facing the church and the world. And for a world that is clearly in need of transformation, GBOD faithfully provides a wealth of learning opportunities for all areas of discipleship.