In this section you find the "essential" resources which are frequently needed for discipleship training.
First training lessons
This first lesson contains a summary of God's plan and what he wants from us. Use it as the first training lesson for a new believer immediately so that he can really understand the meaning of his decision and also learns how to explain it to others.
Use this lesson for baptism preparation. In the Bible we see that people get baptized quickly after their decision. You can use this lesson immediately after the first lesson or at any other point in the training process.
As the second lesson this gives a basic understanding of our communication with God. Go through it and don't forget to practice the different types of prayer when you're training someone!
Forgiving Step by Step
Summary on forgiveness: What does forgiving mean, how do we do it and how do we help others in that process.
Confessing Sins and Repenting
Summary on repentance: How do we confess sins and turn away from them?
Time with God
God wants to teach us. We need to learn how to spend time with him and learn from him. This lesson explains how to do this and shows some examples from people in the Bible about their time with God.
Hearing from God
God wants to speak to everyone. But how can we hear from Him? This lesson explains the different ways God communicates with us and how to discern His voice.
We're not alone. Together with other followers of Jesus we form a community or fellowship. This lesson explains what church is and does.
How to pray for healing: Getting started, what to do when it seems like no healing is coming, important hints and more. This worksheet is also designed in a way that you can give it to anyone you're praying for.
Dealing with Money
Jesus talked very often about money. Money reveals our motivation and shows what really matters to us. This worksheet lets us look into our hearts, to the harmful things this topic brings up. Also it explains important principles on how we can deal properly with money: How to be fair with it, how to use it, and how to share it.
My Story with God
When God has changed a lot in my life: How do I explain that to others?
Bible Reading Hints
This little worksheet contains some hints for people who want to start reading God's word and an outline for a discovery Bible study meeting (which is essentially the same as the Three-Thirds Process). There is also a print version that can be printed two-sided and cut into four small bookmarks.
The Three-Thirds Process
The diagram with the different parts of a training meeting. Use this scheme for every training meeting and in the section "lesson" you teach each time one of the discipleship lessons.
Training Meeting Outline
Explaining the three-thirds process in more detail: How to fill the different parts of a training meeting and why some of them are even more important than others.
A Daily Prayer
This worksheet is meant to be printed two-sided and cut into eight small pieces. It fits perfect e.g. into your wallet to have it always along and use it for prayer every day!