START HERE: Complete all the training below, in order from top to bottom.  Watch all videos, read thoroughly through all documents, and complete all practical exercises and assignments.  In total, it represents about 10 hours of self-paced online/distance learning.  When you are finished with the online training, be sure to complete the “FINAL STEP” at the very bottom in order to begin your adventure of disciple-making here at Awaken and within the Kingdom of God!

 

DISCIPLESHIP 101: The Why of Disciple-Making

Watch First

“Robby Gallaty, David Platt, and Jim Shaddix share about their discipling relationships”

Watch Second

“Laying The Foundation For Disciple Making”
FOLLOW ALONG WITH THESE POWERPOINT SLIDES

Watch Third

“Key Disciple-Making #1”

WHEN DONE WATCHING THIS VIDEO, TAKE 15-20 MIN TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING PRACTICAL EXERCISE QUESTIONS:

1. Read Ephesians 4:11-13.  According to this passage, what is the primary work of Pastors and church leaders?
2. What does Robby mean when he says, “Church leaders spend too much time executing the ministry rather than equipping others to do the work of ministry?”
3. Discuss the difference between an addition strategy vs. a multiplication strategy.
4. What are the three things that are eternal?  What are you doing to invest in these things?

Watch Fourth

“Key Disciple-Making #2”

WHEN DONE WATCHING THIS VIDEO, TAKE 15-20 MIN TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING PRACTICAL EXERCISE QUESTIONS:

1. How many groups did Jesus minister to?
2. What is the ideal size of a discipleship group?  Why?
3. Why is a discipleship group gender specific?
4. What are some of the challenges of a 1 on 1 discipleship relationship?

 

AFTER THE VIDEO, read the material below…

Day 1 Training // D-Group Intro Packet

AFTER THE READING, do the assignment below…

HEAR Journal Exercise and Scripture Memory
Do a practice HEAR on the verse below and take the next 2-3 days to memorize the verse.
Pray over your HEAR journal action step, and find someone (spouse, friend, coworker) to say the memory verse to out loud.

John 14:21 (HCSB)

“The one who has My commands and keeps them is the one who loves Me.
And the one who loves Me will be loved by My Father. I also will love him and will reveal Myself to him.”


DISCIPLESHIP 201: The What & How of Disciple-Making

Watch First

“Seven Essential Qualities of a Disciple Maker ”
FOLLOW ALONG WITH THESE POWERPOINT SLIDES

Watch Second

“Key Disciple-Making #3”
WHEN DONE WATCHING THIS VIDEO, TAKE 15-20 MIN TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING PRACTICAL EXERCISE QUESTIONS:

1. What is the benefit of forming discipleship groups organically?

2. Pastor Robby said in the video, “We’re trying to guard against discipleship becoming a program.”  Why should we be concerned     about that?

3. What does Robby mean when he talks about the discipleship pathway?

AFTER THE VIDEO, read the material below…

Day 2 Training // D-Group Leader “Smart Card” Orientation

Watch Third

Watch Last

FINAL STEP: When you finish all of the above distance learning, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule your recap class (a chance to ask any final questions, run through some practical face-to-face scenarios, and ensure you feel ready to launch into intentional discipleship).   These training nights will usually go from 6-8pm on a Friday evening, once every 6 months, and we’ll do our best to fit our timing to everyone’s individual schedules.  At this training, you will also receive a hard-copy print of the “Smart Card” pdf above, to keep and equip you in your disciple-making journey.

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