- Open the meeting with a leader-led prayer.
- Review the tools taught in the previous weeks. See if anyone had an experience applying them.
- Look at the Overview. Read it slowly so people can have an idea of where they are in the disciple-making process.
- Read about Foundation Studies. It is essential to read the instructions about each week's tool.
- Demonstrate the tool with the entire group.
Do an abbreviated Foundation Study. Pick a study, read a verse, ask the group what the verse says about the topic. Then show the notes.
- Practice what you just demonstrated.
Divide the group into smaller units and move them into breakaway groups. Direct them to practice with each other what they just saw modeled. Ask the group to pick a topic from the list. One person in the group serves as leader. The leader reads a verse, asks the "What does this verse say about...?" question. Then reads the notes. Rotate the role of leader several times. If you are training online, people in break away groups may need to access the right page on the website from their own device while viewing each other on screen.
- Review what you just practiced.
Gather the group back together into one larger group and ask them two questions; The first question is, "What did you just learn?" The second question is, "Will someone in the group tell us how to do the tool we just learned without reading it?"
- Read from the Helpful Information section of the tool.
- Encourage everyone to practice using the tools.
Remind them that the key to gaining the confidence to use the tools with others is to practice using them between meetings.
- Offer a resource. Disciples are Made Not Born, by Walter Henrichsen
- Pray as a group. Ask group members to lead out in prayer about the meeting.
- Watch one or more for reflection.
Evangelism Quotes (2:22)
God Uses Even the Least of These (3:00)