Equip

diagram of equipping disciples to become laborers

New disciples need to walk authentic Christian lives and be equipped with training and tools to disciple others. Our motto is “To know Christ, to make Him known, and help others do the same.” 

Key concepts: Spiritual multiplication, dependence on the Spirit, character, purity, spiritual gifts and personal strengths, and the “4Es” disciplemaking process.

Focus: Love - "the better way" 1 Corinthians 13

Dependence on the Holy Spirit

Character and Purity

Spiritual multiplication and investing deeply in a few

The 4 E's of Disciplemaking and thinking through your own model of ministry

  • Calling
  • Personal Contribution Assessment

Life issues - especially Margin and Family

Grace and affirmation in serving others

The Five Traits of a Disciplemaker

Recommended reading:

  • Experiencing God by Henry Blackaby, Richard Blackaby and Claude King
  • The Lost Art of Disciplemaking by LeRoy Eims
  • How to Save the World by Alice Matagora

 

More Resources

Website

Respect, compassion, empathy and listening are key (1 Corinthians 13). 

A good study Bible

A good Concordance matching your study Bible

Audio Video

This video stresses the important of laboring together and discipling in Community.
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

Bible Study in

For reference, here is the “official”

Book

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.

 

The Discipleship Process