What are the hallmarks of genuine Christian discipleship? Conversely, what are the signs of a counterfeit faith? In this short series, Dick seeks to uncover the 'melodic line' of 1 John. In his first letter, John hones the discernment and discipleship of the Christian with both encouragements and warnings. Dick argues that John's message is as relevant to the church in the 21st century as it was to the early church.