Establishing a simple discipleship process in your church takes time and effort, but is worth it to grow your ministry and people. Here are six resources to get you started!
1. 4 Essentials to a Simple Ministry Strategy by Eric Geiger
A short read on the basics of getting started with your process.
If you want to read it on the web, go here.
If you want a formatted, printable version, go here.
2. Simple Church by Thom Rainer
The book that stared it all.
3. Disciplesihip as A Strategy…The Need to Grow (Video) by Ron Edmnondson
A great explanation (lots of details and rationale) from a great leader who implemented a simple discipleship process in his church and has coached others to do the same.
4. Deep & Wide by Andy Stanley
See how one (very large) church established their simple process and keep focused on it. If you like a through explanation with lots of details, this if for you!
5. A Simple 5-Step Discipleship Process for Any Small Church (That Won’t Wear Out the Pastor) by Karl Vaters
Not all churches have thousands of people attending. Here are some tips to help adapt the process if you help lead a smaller church.
6. This quotation from Carey Nieuwhoff.
Read it a few times and ask yourself if he captured the reality of your church. If he did, are you motivated to do something about it?