Pastor E. Dewey Smith, Jr. Friday, October 12, 2012. 9:15am Daytime Session CD. The German author, Dietrich Bonhoeffer says, "When Christ calls a man, he bids him to die." The essence of discipleship is contained in those words. This teaching will explain many ways to die to be THE disciple God has called each of us to be, and what we must give up to be His disciple.