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Intentional Disciplemaking: SEND's philosophy

Motivating your team in disciple-making

The 2020 Europe Leadership Development Cohort created this document and the accompanying assessment.

Discipleship levels

Making disciples who make disciples

Discipleship Materials

  • Disciple-Making Movements (DMM) and Church Planting Movements (CPM & T4T) page of the wiki provides helps in growing disciples particularly in group contexts.
  • Banding Together: A Practical Guide for Disciple Makers Leader's Guide recommended by Jack Gilbert > Banding Together looks back at the disciple-making “bands” of John Wesley. Its main goal is to get people into the scriptures daily, journaling, and applying the scriptures.
  • Discipleship Essentialsrecommended by Jack Gilbert > is a tool for taking a small group (3-4) of people through a number of theological and scriptural concepts. It is a tool based on Ogden's Transforming Discipleship.
  • New Life in Christ > The New Life In Christ discipleship manuals were designed to help Christians grow. The lessons will help new believers take their first steps towards victory in their Christian life. The original volume was written in Spanish, and later translated into English, Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, German, Tagalog, and several other languages. Recommended by Craig Nordgren.

D-House (Discipleship House) and Engage programs

see this page

Books about discipleship

Cross-cultural disciple-making

Personal disciple-making

  • Transforming Discipleship recommended by Jack Gilbert > looks at the ministries of Jesus and Paul in order to ask the question, “how should one make disciples?” This is a book about forming a disciple-making paradigm.
  • Personal Disciplemaking: A Step-By-Step Guide for Leading a New Christian From New Birth to Maturity by Christopher Adsit. Recommended by Brett Hamilton. “He lays out a type of grid of discipleship through various phases of growth (baby, child, young adult, adult) with key spiritual disciplines (prayer, witnessing, word, family, etc). It is a helpful tool to be aware of needing to repeat certain foundational truths at various depths and not to dump the truck of theological truths too much or too fast on a young growing believer.”
  • Strategic Disciple Making: A Practical Tool for Successful Ministry by Aubrey Malphurs. Recommended by Bernhard Triebel. Addresses the preparation of disciple-makers and the process of disciple-making.

Disciple-making in a church (or church planting) context

Articles about discipleship

  • Discipling Others by Ron Hardy. Ron shares some of the principles that he has used in the past as he has discipled hundreds of high school and college students over the past 40 years
  • The Lausanne Cape Town Commitment > discipleship and disciple-making is emphasized at several points in the commitment

Online courses on discipleship

  • Online course with our partners at WorldTeam called: Discipleship: Growing Mature Followers of Jesus with challenging content and stimulating discussion with other learners who see the critical role of discipleship in church planting among the unreached.

Podcasts about discipleship

Diaspora Ministry

Diaspora ministry > Click on the link for the SENDU wiki page on Diaspora


Ethnography > Click on the link for the SEND U wiki page on Ethnography


Evangelism > Click on the link for the SEND U wiki page on Evangelism

Muslim Ministry

Muslim ministry page > Click on the link for the SEND U wiki page on Muslim Ministry


Story-telling > Click on the link for the SEND U wiki page on Story-telling

Youth Ministry

See the wiki pages on SEND's Youth Ministry

Transformational Development

Transformational Development > Click on the link for the SEND U wiki page on Transformational Development

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