The Journey From Milk to Meat, a Guide to Growth in the Christian Life, is an outgrowth of class lessons prepared by Pastor Jim which he has used in helping new Christians get started in the Christian life. It can be used as a self-study text or as a self-contained textbook for a class setting. This book is a deposit of learnings, teachings, wisdom, insights, life experience and passion for a dedicated disciple of Jesus Christ. May you be encouraged and challenged to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus as Savior and Lord as you read this work on Discipleship. Martin (Marty) H. Dupree, Evangelism Team Leader Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Pastor Jim Crews has been helping people grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ for nearly fifty years. He has a wealth of insight into Scripture and how it applies in our daily walk with God. His book will inspire, encourage, and challenge you to press on in your Christian life and growth. Read and be blessed. Dr. Rick Via, Missionary/Evangelist/Author One of eight siblings, Dr. Jim Crews was born and reared on a dairy farm in Rockingham County, NC. He received a Th.B degree in Theology from Piedmont Baptist College, a Master's in English from Virginia State University, and a doctorate in Christian Ministry from Southern Baptist Center for Biblical Studies. He taught Secondary English for thirty years while pastoring two SBC churches. He continues to pastor and serves as president of Jim Crews Ministries, Inc. He and his wife Dorothy are the parents of three adult children and nine grandchildren.