What is Simple Discipleship?

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What is Simple Discipleship?

  1. 1. What isSimple Discipleship?
  2. 2. WHAT IS SIMPLEDISCIPLESHIP?AN OVERVIEW PRESENTATIONBY DR. TOM COCKLEREECE© 2012 RENOVA COACHING AND CONSULTINGALL RIGHTS RESERVED
  3. 3. Would you like to:• Lead your church to have a clear andeffective disciple-making process?• Communicate clear expectations toyour congregation?• Mobilize your Sunday School/SmallGroups to greater involvement inmissional activity?• Become more effective at makingdisciple makers?
  4. 4. The Status of Discipleship Today1. Churches are not effective atmaking disciples.2. The many programs and activitiesprovided by churches do nottranslate into spiritual growth ofpeople.3. Independent programs and eventsdo not function as a process fordisciple-making.
  5. 5. Programs vs Processes
  6. 6. Diagnostic Questions1. What process does your churchuse to make disciples?2. Is it working?3. How do you know it is working?4. What does God expect of eachmember of our church?5. Are Christians in your churchdisciple-makers?
  7. 7. How Simple Discipleship Works• Simple Discipleship helpsleaders build a churchculture of disciple makingby establishing 4 primaryvalues… each includingembedded biblically-based application stepsfor every Christian.
  8. 8. SD Primary ValuesWORSHIPWORDMINISTRYMISSIONS
  9. 9. SD WORSHIP & ApplicationWorship- LoveGod1. Private dailyworship2. Public worship3. Giving tithesand offerings
  10. 10. SD WORD & ApplicationWord- LovePeople4. Study the Biblewith others5. Love people6. Obey God’sWord
  11. 11. SD MINISTRY & ApplicationMinistry- ServeChrist’s Church7. Train for, servein, and mentorothers inministry
  12. 12. SD MISSIONS & ApplicationMissions- ShareChrist!8. Share Christ9. Invest in others10.Invite others toWORSHIP
  13. 13. SD Primary Values & Applications 4PrimaryValues10ExpectationsScalableaccountabilitytool
  14. 14. Spiritual Vitality AssessmentProvides a self-evaluation of Christiangrowth and participationacross the fourdimensions ofWORSHIP, WORD, MINISTRY, and MISSIONS for:1. Individuals2. Classes3. The ChurchThe survey is centeredwithin the small groupswhere much of theplanning for theMINISTRY and MISSIONSprojects takes place.
  15. 15. SCALABILITY•Scalability allowsleaders to measurevertical andhorizontal growth onall levels: individual,groups, andcongregationusing the sameassessment.
  16. 16. SD Balanced ScorecardActiveResidentAtendendanceWorship Word Ministry MissionsAverageSDScore(Quantitative)Attendance 216 176 168 107 47(Percentage)Attendance 81% 78% 50% 22%(Qualitative)SD Scores 68 62 65 49 61After 6 Months
  17. 17. Balanced Discipleship
  18. 18. Unbalanced DiscipleshipWORDMINISTRYMISSIONSWORSHIPCommunityMissionalFootprint
  19. 19. Community Missional Footprint• Your church’s CommunityMissional Footprint (CMF) is aresulting measure provided by thecompiled Spiritual VitalityAssessments and the BalancedScorecard. The CMF is anindicator of the connection of yourchurch to the community. A verysmall CMF is an indicator of aseverely declining or dying church.
  20. 20. SD LAUNCH Process• Simple Discipleship isstarted in your churchusing a proven LAUNCHprocess. It is not “the nextbig thing” that never reallyworks.• You modify the elementsto contextualize theprocess to your ministry.• The materials andprocess helps youdevelop a disciple-makingculture in your church.• BLAST OFF!!!
  21. 21. Start-up Guide:Simple Discipleshipincludes a step-by-step start-upprocess and isbased on provenand respectedchurch andbusiness changemanagementexperts.
  22. 22. OUR MATERIALS ANDSERVICES
  23. 23. Publications2009 Church SmartResources2011 RENOVA Coaching & ConsultingPurchase athttp://www.simplediscipleship.com
  24. 24. Simple Discipleship book• The book “SimpleDiscipleship” explains theprocess and provides astep by step guide to startthe process in your church.• Purchase athttp://www.simplediscipleship.com• Quantity discounts provided onrequest.2009 Church SmartResources
  25. 25. Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit2011 RENOVA Coaching &Consulting• Unique workbook comesin Leader and LearnerEditions and is dividedinto 12 sessions for smallgroups and 1 to 1discipleship.• Purchase athttp://www.simplediscipleship.com• Quantity discounts providedon request.
  26. 26. “Toolkit” chapters1. Basics of Simple Discipleship2. Stages of Spiritual Growth3. How to Have a Daily Worship Time4. 10 Things You Can Do to GROW5. Spiritual Vitality Assessment6. Balanced Christian Life Assessment7. Disciple’s Doctrinal Assessment forevangelical Christians8. A 12 Spiritual Gifts Assessment9. Uniquely You! DISC Assessment10.DISC Personality related to Disciple-Making11.2 Simple Evangelism Methods12.Training for Discipling New Christians
  27. 27. Startup Coaching• We providedistancecoaching usingSkype or otheronline services.Startup coachingconsists of 6sessions for$485.00 for solosessions.
  28. 28. Disciple-Maker’s Coach Training• We providedistancecoaching usingSkype or otheronline services.• Consists of 4sessions for$485.00 for solosessions.
  29. 29. Life Coach Training• Biblical Life Coachtraining for your Christiancoaching ministry.• We use distance coachingusing Skype or otheronline services.• Consists of 10 sessionsfor $699.00 for groupsessions and $897.00 forsolo sessions.
  30. 30. Information• Tom Cocklereece is…• Available for speaking opportunities onthe subjects of discipleship, leadership,and Christian coaching.• Available for discipleship conferencesusing The Disciple-Maker’s Toolkit torapid-start disciple-making in yourchurch or to launch the SimpleDiscipleship process in your church.• Blog: http://simplediscipleship-wordpress.com• Webstore: http://www.simplediscipleship.com

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