Free Bible Study Materials for Christian Discipleship E-Newsletter

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For years I have devoted myself to developing free Bible study materials for discipleship. I have read books, attended conferences, purchased tapes, CDs and DVDs. I have taught Sunday School, led small groups and basically done everything I could to understand and imitate the way Jesus developed his own disciples.

While I would never claim to know more than anybody else on this subject, I am very familiar with the amount of time and energy it takes to help others mature spiritually. To me, there is nothing better than a ministry that is personal, relational and reproducible. Disciple-making is all three. As A.W. Tozer once wrote, "If my fire is not large it is yet real, and there may be those who can light their candle at its flame."

Discipleship is Apprenticeship

A follower of Jesus is an apprentice. No word captures the essence of discipleship better than the word apprenticeship. Becoming an apprentice of Jesus involves more than merely learning facts from free Bible study materials. In order for an apprentice of Jesus to learn a new lifestyle, he must know it, see it and do it. He watches, imitates and practices. He is equipped life-on-life by a real person. My desire is to become a mature apprentice of Jesus and help others do the same.

I want my discipleship to be active not passive; focused on the street not the classroom. I want to learn new and different things by experience not just theory. Will you embrace this challenge with me? You won't regret it. We can help others become apprentices of Jesus through time together and practice. In real life settings we can pass on our knowledge, experiences, skills, successes and failures. As you lead others and participate in Christian Bible studies, you will fulfill this calling.



In addition to the free Bible study materials, we have written four books:

Bible Basics -- introduction to Christianity presented in a colorful and inviting way. Excellent for seekers and new believers. This study is a natural way to begin a discipling relationship. Disciple-makers love it.

What's Missing Inside You -- 13 week study that explains foundational principles for Christian living in fresh and practical terms. Many real life stories. This study benefits people at all stages of faith.

Kingdom Disciple -- building your relationship with Jesus. These five lessons create authentic followers of Jesus. You will discover what Jesus really expects. Learn how to be the disciple Jesus wants you to be.

Kingdom Driven Discipleship -- making disciples in the middle of the harvest field. Equips disciples to be disciple-makers. Excellent training for seasoned believers.


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Free Christian Materials for Discipleship

The simple goal to share insights that encourage others is the reason that in March 2009, I began writing and emailing a monthly newsletter entitled, Free Bible Study Materials for Discipleship.

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July 2014 -- Our Influence

June 2014 -- God is the Best Father

April 2014 -- Easter facts

March 2014 -- Person of Peace

February 2014 -- What is Love?

January 2014 -- Bible Promises - God will Go Before You

Free Bible Study Materials from 2013

December 2013 -- Christmas Characters - Expecting the Unexpected

October 2013 -- Calling All Christians

September 2013 -- Discipleship

August 2013 -- Waiting for God

May 2013 -- Central Gospel Message

April 2013 -- Listening to God

March 2013 -- Are People Basically Good?

February 2013 -- Priority of Relationships

January 2013 -- Your Christian Identity

Free Bible Study Materials from 2012

December 2012 -- Christmas Themes - Peace

November 2012 -- Being Grateful

October 2012 -- What is Your Purpose?

August 2012 -- Do Olympic Medals Define Greatness?

July 2012 -- Freedom in Christ

June 2012 -- Fantastic Finishes

April 2012 -- One of the Easter Stories

March 2012 -- How to Change Your Life

February 2012 -- Jesus' Love

January 2012 -- New Year Wishes

Free Bible Study Materials from 2011

December 2011 -- Christmas verses

September 2011 -- Do You Believe in Miracles?



To see all our free Bible study materials, look at our site map.

Our Books Came From Our Own Discipleship Needs

All four of our books have been used successfully for discipling.

Your need: A study to introduce seekers to the basic beliefs of Christianity

Our resource: Bible Basics

This is the first study I've seen that actually begins at the right place and doesn't overwhelm the seeker. Pastor

  • Introduces the basic truths of Christianity
  • No Bible knowledge assumed in these six full color lessons
  • Easy to read
  • Easy to lead - discussion questions included




  • Your need: A Bible study to lead seekers to Christianity and ground believers in Christian beliefs.

    Our resource:
    What's Missing Inside You?


    This is one book you must have on your shelf for people who need grounding in basic Christian beliefs. Amazon reader

    Look no further to penetrate hearts.
    Business Owner

  • Excellent book for those seeking answers to the most important questions in life:

    Is there a God?
    What does Jesus have to do with me?
    Does God have a plan for my life?

  • Assumes no Bible knowledge
  • All Bible verses written out
  • Powerful real-life stories engage the heart
  • Challenging application personalizes the teaching
  • Easy to lead - discussion questions and leader's guide included





    Your need: A Bible study that will equip average believers to be authentic disciples of Jesus.

    Our resource: Kingdom Disciple Biblically based study that creates authentic Jesus-followers

  • Explains expectations that Jesus has for His disciples
  • Average believers will become solid Christ-centered followers
  • Easy to lead with discussion questions included
  • Real-life stories that develop faith and obedience




    Your need: A discipleship Bible study to motivate and train believers to take Jesus to the places where they live, work, and play.

    Our resource:
    Kingdom Driven Discipleship


    Exactly what our church needed to launch our discipleship ministry.
    Local Church Leader

  • Turns church members
    into disciple-makers
  • Helps you naturally reach your relationship network with five biblically based studies
  • Easy to lead with discussion questions included




  • If You Can Read It You Can Lead It



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