Why use this Guide?

Along with 12 video sessions, this Guide provides a comprehensive foundation to become multiplying disciple-makers. All the essentials are covered, including team formation, the great commission task and message, Jesus’ ministry phases, Jesus as disciple-maker, the harvest cycle, Jesus’ equipping of the 72 with His three simple steps to transition from connecting to sharing the gospel (Luke 10:8, 9), and creating a road-map for disciple-making for local churches and regions.

Who is this Guide for?

Local church leaders and ministers, mission catalysts, state and regional denominational leaders—all committed to equipping local believers and leaders as missional multiplying disciple-makers.

How to use this Guide?

This equipping can be delivered over a weekend retreat, over several weekends, or one evening a week over several weeks. It is ideal for either in-person or Zoom formats. It is modular, which allows a lot of flexibility for scheduling. The workshop host or facilitator could be a minister/pastor, a key local leader or a regional leader seeking to foster movements of disciple-making. In the first session participants will be asked to form groups of 3 or 4—or on Zoom, be organised into the same “breakout rooms” for the duration of the equipping.

What resources do you need?

The host/facilitator needs to download Conversation Guide 1 (FREE) and the videos (FREE) from here.

Each participant will need:

(1) A printed Conversation Guide 1: Multiplying Disciples—in which to write notes and plans.

(2) A supply of Discovery Bible Reading bookmarks and Discover Jesus starter Bibles (of Mark, John and Acts).

(3) A copy of If You Can Eat … You Can Make Disciples (Signs 2018).

Participants will use their own Bibles, and most will also want to read Following Jesus (Signs 2017) and Messiah (Pacific Press 2003)—so it is a good plan for facilitators to have a supply available.

All printed guides, bookmarks and books are available from the Adventist Book Centre Online.

Session 1
Video 1 – Welcome. The Great Commission – the Task
Video 2 – Ethne. The Relational Streams Approach
Video 3 – The Great Commission – the Message

Session 2
Video 1 – Jesus—movement-builder & disciple-maker
Video 2 – Jesus’ Five Invitations
Video 3 – Jesus as a disciple-maker

Session 3
Video 1 – Harvest Model—Parables and Equipping
Video 2 – Harvest Model—Insights
Video 3 – Jesus Equipping the Seventy-Two

Session 4
Video 1 – Making Disciples—Preparing Teams & Places
Video 2 – Other Teams
Video 3 – Places: Where You will Make Disciples

Session 5
Video 1 – Making Disciples—Preparing by Prayer & Connecting
Video 2 – Connect with Key People
Video 3 – Connecting with the Person-of-Peace

Session 6
Video 1 – Sowing Gospel Seed
Video 2 – Eat Their Food
Video 3 – Tell God’s Story

Session 7
Video 1 – Gospel Presentations—Telling God’s Story
Video 2 – Gospel Presentations: Three Circles & the Bridge

Session 8
Video 1 – Discovery Bible Reading
Video 2 – Ideas & Suggestions
Video 3 – Healthy Groups Multiply

Session 9
Video 1 – Cultivating Growth
Video 2 – Answering Questions
Video 3 – Relating to Other Christians

Session 10
Video 1 – Value Adding to Discovery Bible Reading
Video 2 – Introducing Elementary Teachings
Video 3 – Introducing Seminars & Evangelistic Teaching

Session 11
Video 1 – Gathering & Multiplying
Video 2 – Multiply—Disciples & Groups
Video 3 – Are You Counting Movement Numbers?
Video 4 – New Disciples and New Churches

Session 12
Video 1 – Roadmap—Evaluation & Feedback