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These resources are designed to guide you both as an individual and together with your small group on a discipleship path. The first four steps are highly encouraged as you start the journey. After that, additional resources are available to continue strengthening your relationship with Jesus.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

After you’ve worked through the first four steps, or if you desire additional content, check out the rest of the curriculum available to continue your journey.

  1. The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence; Enjoying the Presence of God – Johnson
    Enjoy a short book on how one man from the 17th century stretched our idea of what our relationship with God could be. Then enjoy a study that gives you the opportunity to surrender to God’s presence and enjoy just being with Him. Find contentment, peace, and encouragement from practicing spiritual disciplines, and learn simple, tangible insights into practicing God’s presence in everyday life.
  2. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life – Whitney
    Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity.
  3. The Battle Plan for Prayer – Kendrick
    This study equips believers to create their own prayer strategy and be specific and strategic in prayer.
  4. In Light of Eternity (Discussion Guide) – Alcorn
    With clear biblical teaching and illustrative stories and reflections, Alcorn shows how your life today will impact the eternal reality that awaits you.
  1. SoulCare (Discussion Guide) – Crabb
    This course is designed to help you enter people’s interior lives at a meaningful level and make a lasting difference as they deal with life’s struggles and crises.
  2. Changes That Heal (Discussion Guide) – Cloud
    A down-to-earth plan to help us recover from the wounds of the past and also grow in health in the way we relate to others by being further transformed into the image of God.
  3. True North (Discussion Guide) – Heim
    True North offers a unique, biblical paradigm that encourages readers to turn to God in the frustrations of life.
  4. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality ( Video and Study Guide) – Scazzero
    This book offers not only a model of spirituality that actually works, but seven steps to change that will help you experience authentic faith and hunger for God.
  1. Servanthood as Worship: The Privilege of Life in a Local Church
    Servanthood as Worship offers Christians a biblical understanding of their calling to serve in the local church, motivated by the grace that is ours in the gospel.
  2. Spiritual Gifts Survey – Churchgrowth.org
    Spiritual Gifts Survey is a discovery tool that provides you with a personalized analysis; a simple questionnaire giving you a profile of your God-given spiritual gifts.
  3. Serving / Mission Site Link – magnifychurch.org
    From Grand Rapids to Kenya we desire to bring the love of Jesus to all parts of the globe. It starts in our neighborhoods and extends around the world.
  1. The Treasure Principle Bible Study (Video and Video Guide and Discussion Guide) – Alcorn
    Biblical and practical, this perspective-shifting series helps Christians replace anxiety over money and possessions with something far more priceless: the liberating joy of giving!
  2. Money Matters (Video and Discussion Guide) – Ramsey
    Explore how to create a financial vision that will free you to manage your finances the way God intended.
  3. Why Give? – Devries
    Why Give? employs a powerful and gripping metaphor for giving-that God created us to be like rivers. “We are born again to be rivers” he explains, with life flowing in and out of us.
  1. Personal Success (PDF and Discussion Guide) – Matthews
    The answer to the question of what is a successful Christian life is a person, His Work, and His Word. Our Lord Jesus! This study is a journey of exploration of what Jesus purchased for us through the atonement. Our personal success is the promise of God!
  2. True Spirituality (Summary with Discussion Questions) – Schaeffer
    A twentieth-century spiritual classic, this book is a treasure trove of wisdom for Christians trying to discover what true spirituality looks like in everyday life.
  3. Seven Realities for Experiencing God (Summary) – Blackaby
    Seven scriptural realities from Exodus Chapter 3 that teach believers how to develop an obedient love relationship with God.
  1. Multiply (PDF) – Chan
    Multiply is designed as a simple resource that you can use to begin making disciples. Learn what it means to be a disciple and how to follow the command of always making disciples.
  2. The Master Plan of Evangelism (Study Guide Included) – Coleman
    The Master Plan of Evangelism will show every Christian how to minister to the people God brings into their lives. Through a thorough examination of the gospel accounts, Coleman points out unchanging, simple, yet profound biblical principles of how to emulate Christ to others.
  3. Navigators The 2:7 Series – Navigators
    Biblically rooted and practically focused, this 3-part series develops disciples through bible-reading practices to foster consistent habits, helpful illustrations to inform your outlook, In-depth teaching on evangelism and prayer to grow a vibrant faith and scripture memory guides to make God’s Word your own.
  1. Parenting (Summary and Discussion Guide) – Tripp
    Instead of parenting formulas, this book presents us with a big-picture view of God’s plan for us as parents. The author gives us foundational principles centered on the gospel. The focus is not on strategies for behavior change, but on how deeply we need the rescuing grace of God.
  2. Marriage Builder (Summary) – Crabb
    This book cuts to the heart of the biblical view of marriage: the “one-flesh” relationship. The deepest needs of human personality — security and significance — ultimately cannot be satisfied by a marriage partner. Three building blocks essential to constructing marriage: the grace of God, true marriage commitment, and acceptance of one’s mate.
  3. Boundaries in Marriage – Cloud, Townsend
    Only when you and your mate know and respect each other’s needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another. Boundaries are the “property lines” that define and protect husbands and wives as individuals. Once they are in place, a good marriage can become better, and a less-than-satisfying one can even be saved.
  4. The Aging Challenge – Menconi
    The primary purpose of this Bible study is to help you take a fresh look at aging, reevaluate your current situation, and consider making some changes for the glory of God.

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