Meeting Assignments

All meeting assignments and links are listed below.

Due November 12th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.​

    • ​​Scripture Memory Review:

      • The A Pack of the Topical Memory System

      • The Bridge Illustration Romans 6:23

      • The Great Commission - Matthew 28:19-20

  2. Catch Up​​

    • Complete all assignments and watch all videos of class sessions you missed.​​

  3. Seek to begin a 1:1 discipling relationship with 1-2 people utilizing the DMI Discipleship Series.

  4. Have your next 1:1 Discipleship meeting before our November 12th meeting and share:

    • ​​What has God been teaching you in His Word? (Devotional time highlights)​​

    • Scripture Memory Review

    • Areas of accountability

    • Discuss the 1-2 people you are planning to begin discipling and walk through how to lead the first few lessons in the DMI Discipleship Series.

  5. Our next gathering will be November 12th (10am-3:00pm) at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st Street)

    • NOTE: We will not have a December gathering so we would like everyone to stay for lunch so that we can have a final DMI celebration over lunch.​

Due October 15th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: The A Pack of the Topical Memory System and Romans 6:23

    • Add: The Great Commission - Matthew 28:19-20

  2. Catch Up​​

    • Complete all assignments and watch all videos of class sessions you missed.​​

  3. Develop a list of 3-5 potential people to disciple (with the goal of actually beginning a discipling relationship with 1-2 of these people.

    • Get a 1:1 meeting with at least two of these people to see their openness and hunger to grow spiritually.

    • Follow the Life-Word-Prayer format during your time together - taking time to hear some of their spiritual journey and either have a devotional time together or pray through a Psalm.

    • The purpose of this meeting is not to invite them into a discipleship experience but to assess their desire for spiritual growth and input

  4. Complete the Bible Study "Five Characteristics of a Disciplemaker."

  5. Have your next 1:1 Discipleship meeting before our October 15th meeting and share:

    • ​​What has God been teaching you in His Word? (Devotional time highlights)​​

    • Scripture Memory Review

    • Areas of accountability

    • Discuss your list of 3-5 potential people to disciple and your plan to have 1:1s with at least two of these people.

  6. Optional - Watch Jim's message on Spiritual Multiplication at the Main Event Collegiate conference in 2019.​

  7. Our next gathering will be October 15th (10am-12:30pm) at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st Street)

Due September 17th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: The A Pack of the Topical Memory System and Romans 6:23

  2. Initiate a minimum of three spiritual conversations

  3. Share your testimony and The Bridge Illustration with an unbelieving friend.

  4. Review the Bible study "Called to Make Disciples" in Meeting #7 of the Discipleship Study booklet.

  5. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our September 17th gathering sharing:​​

    • What has God been teaching you in His Word? (Devotional time highlights)​​

    • Scripture memory review

    • Areas of accountability

    • Share key insights/points of application from the Trusting God Bible Study

    • Discuss your plan to share Christ with unbelieving friends. Pray for boldness and opportunities.

  6. Our next gathering will be September 17th (10am-12:30pm) at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st Street)

Due July 30th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: Christ the Center, Obedience to Christ, The Word, Prayer, Fellowship and Romans 6:23.

    • Add: Witnessing (Matthew 4:19 & Romans 1:16)

  2. Work on your testimony and share with a friend.

  3. Practice "The Bridge Illustration" and share with a friend. 

  4. Continue to pray through your Evangelism Prayer List and intentionally spread time with a few people on this list over the next weeks/months. If possible, share your testimony, or the Bridge Illustration with some of these people.

  5. Complete the Trusting God Bible Study - we will discuss this during our next gathering.

  6. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our July 30th gathering share:​​

    • What has God been teaching you in His Word? (Devotional time highlights)​​

    • Scripture memory review

    • Areas of accountability

    • Practice sharing your testimony and work to finalize it

    • Practice sharing the One-Verse Bridge Illustration

  7. Our next summer gathering will be July 30th (10am-3pm) at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st Street)

Due June 4th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: Christ the Center, Obedience to Christ, The Word & Prayer verses.​

    • Add: Fellowship (1 John 1:3 & Hebrews 10:24-25)

    • Memorize Romans 6:23 in preparation for our Bridge Illustration training at our June 4th gathering.

  2. Read "How to Give Your Testimony" and both versions of "The Bridge Illustration".

  3. Develop an evangelism prayer list and intentionally spend time with a few people on your list in the next weeks/months.

  4. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our June 4th gathering sharing:

    • What has God been teaching you in His Word? (Devotional Time Highlights)

    • Scripture Memory Review

    • Discuss people on your evangelism prayer list and ways you are seeking to build relationships with them.

    • Pray for people on your evangelism prayer list to come to faith in Christ.

  5. Our summer gatherings will be June 4th and July 30th (10am-3pm) at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st Street).

Due May 14th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: Christ the Center, Obedience to Christ & The Word verses.​

    • Add: Prayer (John 15:7 & Philippians 4:6-7)

  2. Read "How to Spend a Day in Prayer" by Lorne Sanny and the NavTool "Spending Extended Time in Prayer" and have a 1/2 day with God before our May 14th gathering - feel free to do this with a friend.

  3. Read "What is Fellowship?" by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 1 of True Fellowship)

  4. Watch "What is the Bible Really About?" by Tim Keller

  5. Complete the Bible Study in Meeting #7 "Called to Make Disciples".

  6. Share the Wheel Illustration with a friend.

  7. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our May 14th gathering sharing:

    • Insights/Takeaways from The Master Plan of Evangelism

    • Scripture Memory Focus - review and work on verses together

    • Discuss possible areas of accountability

  8. Our summer gatherings will be June 4th and July 30th (10am-3pm) at Trinity Baptist Church.

  9. Our May 14th gathering will be at Trinity Baptist Church (250 E. 61st St.)

Due April 9th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

    • Review: Christ the Center & Obedience to Christ verses.​

    • Add: God's Word (2 Timothy 3:16; Joshua 1:8)

  2. Finish reading “The Master Plan of Evangelism” (Chapters 6-8 & Epilogue).

  3. Complete Doodle poll will your availability for our summer DMI gathering by Wednesday, March 23rd.

  4. Get together with a friend and:

    • Pray through Scripture (using a Psalm)​

    • Share with them the Word Hand Illustration

  5. Do Bible Study in Meeting #6 of the Discipleship Study​ "The Importance of Christian Fellowship and Accountability".

  6. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our April 9th and:

    • Review the Bible Study in Meeting #5 "Communicating with God in Prayer"

    • Review the Word Hand Illustration

    • Review the first four Scripture memory verses on "Christ the Center" & "Obedience to Christ"

Due March 19th

  1. Continue Devotional Time and Scripture Memory.

  2. Listen to or read the message "The Prodigal Sons" by Tim Keller.

  3. Read “The Master Plan of Evangelism” (Chapters 3-5)

  4. Do Bible Studies in meetings 4 & 5 of the Discipleship Study “Growing in God’s Word” and “Communicating with God in Prayer”.

  5. Have a Devotional Time with a friend using the SOAP method.

  6. Have your next 1:1 discipleship meeting before our March 19th meeting, going over “Growing as a Disciple” in meeting #3.

  7. In your 1:1 meeting, share the application step you developed during our February 12th meeting for growing as a disciple of Jesus.

  8. Complete the Doodle poll with your availability for our summer DMI gatherings.

  9. Optional - if you have time: read Jerry Bridges article “Preach the Gospel to Yourself”.

  10. Optional - if you have time: read Tim Keller article "The Centrality of the Gospel".

Optional Assignments

Due February 12th

  1. Complete the Bible Studies "What is a Disciple?" and "Growing as a Disciple" (found in your Discipleship Study Book, Meetings 2 & 3).

  2. Read and take notes on "The Master Plan of Evangelism" (Preface and chapters 1 & 2).

  3. Develop a daily devotional plan and record what you are learning. Consider using the SOAP Method (Scripture, Observation(s), Application(s), Prayer) during your devotional time.

  4. Memorize the first two verses in the Topical Memory System. Topic - Christ the Center (2 Corinthians 5:17, Galatians 2:20)

  5. Have your one-to-one discipleship meeting prior to our February 12th gathering.

Due January 22nd

  1. Read or Listen to "Born to Reproduce"

  2. Read or listen to "The Need of the Hour"