Maturity and Membership
Be with the saved (Weekly)
Care for one another’s high’s and low’s from last week. Needs? - Listen, encourage, admonish. Share personal testimonies, harvest stories, news.
* Lovingly check on one another’s goals from last week.
* Cast hopeful vision by praying: for Oikos, guidance and love of the Holy Spirit, and faithfulness this week!
Discover the story by reading and then retelling it.
Use the Study Model.
* Apply the Word by setting a tangible action step in response to the text.
* Practice a tool to help fulfill your plan/goals. Or, have a group activity - such as praising God together with song or taking communion.
* Never Skip These
Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
What does it say?
Bible is consistent
Christian history helps
What does it mean?
How does it work? What am I to do?
Beginning Curriculum (with timeline)
Week 0 – First Contact
Introduction, share Gospel, set one Follow-up date.
1 – Come To Me - Matt 11:28-30. Text: Luke 7:36-50
2 – Follow Me - Matt 9:9. Text: Mark 8:31-9:8
3 – Repent & Believe - Mark 1:15. Text: Luke 19:1-10
Start to abide by preaching the gospel to yourself daily.
4 – Baptism - Matt 28:19. Text: Acts 8:26-39
5 – Identity - 2 Cor 5:17-21. Complete the 411 Training.
6 – Lord’s Supper - Luke 22:19-20. Text: Matthew 26:17-30
7 – Be Church - Heb 10:24-25. Text: Acts 2:36-47
8 – Prayer - Matt 6:9-13. Text: Matt 6:5-15
9 – Be Spirit-filled - Eph 5:18. Text: Luke 4:1-22
10 – Love - Matt 22:37-39. Text: Luke 10:25-37
11 – Start Long-term Discipleship.