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Rhythms for Intentional Discipleship

Over the last few years, I’ve been increasingly convinced that forming resilient disciples in our culture is going to take a lot more than good Sunday services and healthy small groups...Read more
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Spirit Lead

This five day “devotional” helps create a moment of pause and reflection with God while you consider your life within the church, listen to the Spirit, and ask: “What is God calling me to? How is He calling me to…
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Finding Jesus in the Waiting

This Advent, we invite you and your community to work through the “O Antiphons” during your weekly community gatherings. ....Read more...
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Community Health Exercise

Most communities do not have intentional conversations about how they are doing as a gospel community on mission, how they are growing, and how they sense God inviting them to grow in the coming season....Read more...
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Gospel Fluency Handbook Video Series

Gospel Fluency Handbook Videos

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Field Guide for Genuine Community Sermon Series Outlines

Our deepest hope and prayer is that God will use it to transform your small group, class, missional community, home meeting, church, etc. into the depth of relationship God designed us for and invites us into, for His glory...Read more...
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Field Guide for Genuine Community Tips for Group Leaders

We’ve created this brief resource to equip you with some best practices for leading your group’s weekly discussion as you walk through the Field Guide for Genuine Community...
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How Can We Organize the Church to Make Disciples?

Jesus gave the church a mission: make disciples. How do we organize our churches towards that end? We first must recognize that ...Read More »
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How Do You Disciple Someone in Our Busy Culture?

Leading a missional community or a church full of over-busy, individualistic, and spiritually apathetic people isn't easy, but it is possible....Read More »
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Saturate Field Guide Videos Series

As disciples of Jesus, we don’t go to church; we are the Church. We are the body of Christ sent into the world to be disciples who make disciples of Jesus in the everyday stuff of life. We created the…
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Discipleship in Community

In this course, Jeff Vanderstelt reminds us that discipleship starts with and ends with the good news of Jesus applied to all of life.
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Intro to DNA Groups

In this course Abe Meysenburg overviews DNA Groups and their importance to discipleship, and explains how to form them
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What is Gospel Fluency? A Saturate Course

What is Gospel Fluency

Even if they want to, many Christians find it hard to talk to others about Jesus.
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Courses from Saturate

Overview and recommended pathways for the courses. Dive into this online training today!
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What Is Discipleship?

In this course, Jeff Vanderstelt defines discipleship by looking at Jesus’ own words, paints a picture of how following Jesus changes every aspect of our lives
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Jonah

Jonah is a story about a sour prophet on the run. It’s also a story about a large fish with an appetite for prophets. And, it’s the story of a rebellious city sprung into a revival of repentance.
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Ephesians

What is the true story of the world? Who is Jesus? What has He done? Who are we? How do we live? These are the crucial questions of the life of every disciple.
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B.L.E.S.S.

In everything you do, God is present. Everywhere you go, you are a child of God, a servant to Jesus, and a sent one by the Spirit. Everything counts. Christ plays in the everyday stuff of life.
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Family Meal: Ideas, Tips, and Plans

A cornerstone for many missional communities is a weekly meal together. Not only is that a time when the community hears stories, prays, talk about mission, or any number of things, it's also a meal with food!
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Growing in Christ Together – Leader

The Leadership Guide is curated from pastors across the Soma Family of Churches and comes with nearly two decades of experience leading DNA groups. This curriculum is your Discipleship training wheels...
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Growing in Christ Together – Participant

Growing in Christ Together (Participant Guide) is a sixteen week curriculum designed to help groups of men and women initiate this life-long process of discipleship. You will focus on the essentials..
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The Gospel Story: A Passover Meal Experience

What can you do to make your weekly meeting special during Holy Week? This is a guide to help communities share the Passover meal based on the story of Exodus, the Last Supper, and the death of Jesus.
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Living through Dying by Brad Watson

Lent: Living Through Dying

A Six-Week Community Guide Through Lent - The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ are at the very heart of Christianity. The good news of the gospel The good news of the gospel is that God has acted...Read More »
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How to Use Your Community Meeting

In this course you will learn how you can make the most of your community’s time together for the sake of mission and the health of your group....Read More »
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10 ways to serve others | Saturatetheworld.com

10 Ways to Serve Others

We encourage disciples to seek out at least one opportunity each week to bless or serve others in their neighborhood, work, school, or everyday place. Here is a list of ideas to serve Jesus...
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10 ways to relationally connect with others | Saturatetheworld.com

10 Ways to Relationally Connect with Others

Spend relational time with a friend, neighbor, or co-worker who doesn't know Jesus and get to know some of his or her story...Read More »
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10 Questions to help you listen to others | saturatetheworld.com

10 Questions to Help You Listen to Others

Missional work starts and ends with relationship. Conversations create the backbone of healthy relationships. ..Read More »
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How to Make a Plan for the Holidays

While the holidays can be a very busy season, they are also especially ripe with missional and communal opportunities. What if this year, you intentionally crafted a plan within your community to grow in your collective love...Read More »
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Stories of Gospel Fluency

Stories of Gospel Fluency

In this video, hear everyday disciples share the impact gospel fluency has had on their lives. These men and women speak to the reality of speaking the truths of Jesus into the everyday stuff of life as church staff, parents,…
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How to Be Coached

If you are a leader within a missional community, you will likely need to be coached. Why? Because your community and leadership is unique...Read More »
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MC Church Realities Series

This is a 14-part downloadable audio series: Churches that are structured around missional communities face a diverse range of challenges and questions...
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How to Equip an MC Series

This is a 24-part downloadable audio series: Missional community is more than an event, it is a family of missionary servants who make disciples who make disciples in everyday life...
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How to Overcome Fear in Sharing the Gospel

How to Overcome Fear in Sharing the Gospel

Sharing the gospel in daily conversations with believers and unbelievers can be a frightening task. In this video, Jeff Vanderstelt authentically shares how he overcomes his fears.
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The Difference Between Gospel-ish and Gospel Fluency

The Difference Between Gospel-ish and Gospel Fluency

While we might often drop little nuggets about the gospel into conversation, there is a big difference between talking about the gospel and speaking the truths about Jesus into the issues, wounds, and unbelief in regular conversations...
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3 Ways Pastors Can Promote Gospel Fluency in their Churches

3 Ways Pastors Can Promote Gospel Fluency in their Churches

Jeff Vanderstelt explains the three best ways to promote gospel fluency in your church: preaching the gospel, encouraging your church to see themselves as minsters of the gospel...
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Why We Need to be More than Nice - Gospel Fluency

Why We Need to be More Than Nice

As Christians, we regularly settle on simply being nice to our neighbors, rather than being bold gospel proclaimers. We must offer the good news of Jesus, not simply be nice people who try hard.
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