The transformation that only Jesus brings was spreading like wildfire through the Indiana prison. A dorm full of gang members, drug dealers, and murderers had become known as the “God-dorm.” This was a gospel movement made up of prisoners who were finding and following Jesus and it was changing their lives. It all began with one prison inmate who asked to meet with “Papa Phil” (who uses the 10 Stories of Hope-tool)…
10 Stories of Hope
10 Scripture discoveries on hope that is found in Jesus. Great tool to use with pre-believers who are far from God. This list is also called the “10 Stories of Hope”.
The Activating Gospel Movements( AGM) booklet is a useful tool for teams. In it you will find 8-step movement cycle. It’s designed for maximum flexibility when being used by a mentor to set up new teams.
54 Discoveries for Seed Communities In For pre-believers
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Urban Seed Discoveries by Jim Yost – very comprehensive.
– 9 Major categories
– 6 Felt need issues per category
– 6 Studies per felt need
– Well-suited to urban environments
Disciple (8 Step Team Cycle) Worksheet
Step 5 of the 8 Step Team Cycle – Disciple.
Discover how to make disciples who will continually learn to follow Jesus and put his teachings into practice. Discovering Leadership Together In For training leaders
16 Practices of effective disciple-making leaders – a guideline for leaders in training. Easy read, interactive and discovery format.
Following Jesus, making disciples In Training manuals
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This was the first Accelerate training manual that was used in 2014. Although the training changed a lot and became much more adaptive, this manual still holds some of the concepts that are helpful for starting and leading movements. You can watch David Broodryk training the content of this manual in the modules section.
Engage (8 Step Team Cycle) In Worksheets
Step 4 of the 8 Step Team Cycle – Engage. “You will notice that step 4 has significantly more content than the other steps. There is a good reason for this. Engaging with people who do not know Christ is often the most difficult step for many people. Engaging means we look for opportunities to serve as we do four things: initiate spiritual conversations, look for People of Peace, bless households and show and share the Kingdom.”
In For training leaders
What was the first thing Jesus did in his ministry? He launched a team. Discover how Jesus launched and mentored his team through the 8 Step Team Cycle.
In For pre-believers
“The Bible in a nutshell” – 47 discovery passages in 5 categories. Great for use with pre-believers with whom disciple makers have little or nothing in common. Categories include Stories of the Beginning, Stories of Abraham, Stories of the Prophets, Stories of Jesus, The Early Gatherings of Believers.
How is a gathering (church) formed? Six guided lessons to help you explore what it looks like for a group of believers to assemble regularly for worship, community and nurture, to obey Jesus together and transform their families, friends and city.
Creation to Christ (short version)
In For pre-believers
From Creation to Christ – Guided Discovery Bible Study Reference List by David Watson. 26 Scripture discoveries.
In For believers
Discover 50 direct commands of Jesus in the gospels. Grow in your love for him.
“If you love me, you will obey my commandments.” (John 14:15)
22 Discovery passages on obedience. David Watson on obedience: “God’s love language for us is mercy and grace. We cannot show mercy and grace to God, so our love language for God is different than His love language for us. Jesus clearly taught in John 14 and 15 that mankind’s love language for God is obedience. God loved us first and it is demonstrated in His mercy and grace. Our love response to God is obedience. There is always a danger that obedience can turn to legalism. Obedience is motivated by our love for God.”
The Activating Gospel Movements (AGM) booklet is a useful tool for teams. In it you will find 8-step movement cycle. It’s designed for maximum flexibility when being used by a mentor to set up new teams.
Ontdek God Saam
Afrikaans translation of “Discovering God together”.
“God is closer than you think!” This discovery Bible study is designed for use with city dwellers who are far from God.
A guideline for leading new groups. Discover how to lead a Discovery Bible Study (DBS). Learn how to fascilitate the discovery journey for pre-believers.
Connecting with People of Peace – The power of one
Gospel movements often start with a single relationship with one person who we call a “person of peace.” In many cases, this person is one who seems to have been prepared in advance to know God and to be a “gateway” for others in the community to know him as well. When you meet these people, pay attention! God is up to something! A beautiful 21 page color PDF by Phil Alessi.