Diary of a Disciple series

Diary of a Disciple

The Diary of a Disciple series is a collection of contemporary children's books, retelling the Gospel. Written by Gemma Willis, Diary of a Disciple's quirky and accessible style offers a way into the Bible for the next generation.

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Introducing Dr Luke – part doctor, part detective, all disciple. Join him on an epic adventure as he sniffs out the source of many incredible events. Discover booming angels, swirling baptisms, mighty storms, shipwrecks, sheep falling from the sky, bald heads and stories of incredible miracles. 

Every page of Dr Luke's story is bursting with doodles, drawings and discovery. Diary of a Disciple is perfect for 8- to 11-year-olds; it brings the gospel to a whole new generation of story seekers. So get comfy, open up one of these exciting books and get ready to marvel at the surprising, the true and the awesome.

Titles in this series

Diary of a disciple: Luke's Story is a contemporary retelling of Luke's Gospel. Written in a quirky, contemporary, accessible style, Diary of a Disciple offers a way into the Bible for the next generation.
Diary of a Disciple: Peter and Paul’s story is a contemporary retelling of the book of Acts. Written in a quirky, contemporary, accessible style, Diary of a Disciple offers a way into the Bible for the next generation.
Read the first three chapters of Dr Luke's story! Our £1 mini edition makes a great introduction to the Diary of a Disciple book. With 64 pages, it is the perfect size and length to give away to children at events throughout the year.
The Activity Book is a fun and interactive complementary resource for children to engage with Dr Luke's story in a different way. It is packed with mazes, puzzles, crosswords and memory verses. This format will open up the Diary of a Disciple brand to children with little or no experience of the Bible.

Diary of a Disciple Audiobook

Diary of a Disciple: Luke's story has been turned into a free to download audiobook. Each chapter is read by Doctor Luke himself! Stream or download the audiobook below.

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Diary of a Disciple on YouTube

Diary of a Disciple video series

A series of animated shorts retelling some of Jesus' parables in the expressive and immersive Diary of a Disciple style. These videos are available to watch on the all-new SUtube YouTube channel.

Teaching resources

Free teaching resources that form part of the Diary of a Disciple series are available. These resources can be used with or without the book. The Diary of a Disciple workshop is a 90-minute session that can be run with up to 30 children. The after-school club is a six-week programme that allows children to explore the stories of the Bible further.

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