The GROW series of Personal Ministries resources is currently under development. These resources will aid local churches in developing active ministries in the five phases of disciple-making: Prepare (Health Ministry Handbook and Community Outreach Handbook), Plant (Spread the Word), Cultivate (Bible Study Handbook), Harvest (Fundamentals of Faith), and Preserve (Discipleship Handbook).
Spread the Word
Spread the Word will inspire and prepare you to witness for Christ like never before and give ideas for mobilizing your local church!
Fundamentals of Faith
Fundamentals of Faith is a simple guide to be used with those preparing for baptism or profession of faith.
The first resource to be published in the GROW Series is the Discipleship Handbook. This is your local church discipleship ministry … IN A BOOK!
GROW Videos and Training Guides
Making Disciples 101
This series of 12 short training videos with companion study guides provides an overview of the disciple-making process for individuals and local churches.
Other GROW Resources
Grow Your Church
This PowerPoint presentation will help you share the GROW model of making disciples with your church. Updated in 2021.
GROW Description and Ministry Goals
This GROW Tools & Tips gives an overview of the GROW model with practical keys to establishing essential ministries in every phase of evangelism.
Leave the Back Door Open
This GROW Feature Article by Elder Jim Howard focuses on the power of discipleship rather than merely retaining members.
Other Personal Ministries Resources
Total Member Involvement
This book presents simple, practical ways for each member to enlist as workers for God.
Total Member Involvement Presentations
These PowerPoint presentations follow the book Total Member Involvement chapter by chapter.
Adventist Community Services
This booklet presents the purpose God has designed for us to have in our communities.
This booklet presents benefits and methods of health outreach to our communities.
Motivating Members to Witness
This booklet looks into reasons and ways for witnessing to be from the heart.
Methods of Door-to-Door Visitation
This booklet looks at Christ’s example and explains various types of door-to-door visitation.
This booklet shares ways to meet people and how to have our influence be a good witness.
Giving Personal Bible Studies
This booklet shares practical methods and tips for Bible studies with others.
Church-Based Bible School
This booklet gives the understanding of and the steps to establish a church-based Bible school.
This booklet describes how to plan, conduct, and follow up public evangelistic meetings.
Gaining Decisions for Christ & His Truth
This booklet shares principles for gaining true decisions for Christ and how to answer objections.
Reclaiming the Missing
This booklet provides guidelines for visiting missing members and ideas for reconnecting with them.
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