Disciplemakers need to be empowered to endure and build communities of believers. 

A word of encouragement

At this point, disciplemakers may find themselves leading small groups or being asked to lead church ministries. There is a difference when your ministry shifts from helping individuals to helping small groups and forming a community of believers. 

If you find yourself leading small groups or having others turn to you for advice, then you may know the struggle Paul felt caring for diverse churches far from him. You are not alone! You may be the lone Christian ministering in a remote location or work place. Let us help you. We can connect you with people going through the same experience. Fill out this Contact Form and let us know how we can help you.

Key ideas:

A deep personal relationship with God and dependence on the Holy Spirit

Knowing your calling, gifts, strengths and weaknesses

Courage to take risks and fail

Leadership - Lead, Develop, Care

Mobile alongsiding, mentoring and coaching

Rest, pace and margin


More Resources

Audio Video

Our friends at discipleshiplibrary.com have the largest online repository of audio messages by Navigators and other guest speakers. Many of these messages are not available on YouTube, podcasts or social media.
Two videos explain the call to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 28:19)—to reach out with the divine Love, reproduce it in others, and be a spiritual generation next door to everywhere.

Bible Study

Check out the 20 Bible studies Military Navigators at Joint Base Lewis-McChord created as part of their

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the


The original book describing the spiritual growth process of discipling someone. This includes some of the first diagrams and descriptions of taking a person from seeker to disciplemaker.

Staff Resources

These Christian ministries are not part of The Navigators but have a similar calling to ser

Staff Training


The Discipleship Process