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Reading God’s Word

This video provides an example for how we might train people to read God’s Word with a gospel paradigm... Read More »
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Listening to God

This video provides an example for how we might train people in the practice of listening to God... Read More »
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BLESS Rhythms

The life of a disciple who is committed to the mission of Jesus (making disciples in everyday life) is not one of addition but intention... Read More »
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Gospel Identity in Everyday Rhythms

To help a community start to form a disciple-making strategy, we take our gospel foundation, gospel identity, and everyday rhythms and begin to put it all together.... Read More »
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Fruit to Root

Jesus says it is by your fruit that you’ll know what’s going on inside your heart; it's out of the overflow of the heart that the mouth speaks.... Read More »
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Listening to Others’ Stories

How do we learn to listen to the stories of the people God has put in our lives: our neighbors, coworkers, classmates, or those we do recreation with?.... Read More »
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Jesus as Hero

As we’re establishing disciples and equipping them to be disciples who make disciples, we need to train them in how to tell their story....Read More »
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Gospel Paradigm

Giving disciples of Jesus a strong gospel foundation is crucial, and that includes helping people form a biblical worldview... Read More »
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Gospel Identity

The first thing Jesus tells us to do when we make new disciples is to baptize them into the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit...... Read More »
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Gospel Power & Purpose

As you think about building your discipleship pathway, one of the most important things is laying a strong gospel foundation.... Read More »
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DEEPER Training

Looking at Jesus’ life and the way He equipped His disciples for everyday ministry, we see that He didn’t merely inform but He taught in a way that led to transformation.... Read More »
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Disciple-Making Pathway Overview

One of the most important things for a leader to think through is the process of making new disciples of Jesus Christ..... Read More »
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Disciple-Making Pathway: Overview

12 session video series to build a discipleship pathway in your context. Learn More
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Head, Heart, & Hands Discipleship

Discipleship is a holistic enterprise. Any discipleship process that leads people to become more like Jesus will address the head, heart, and hands—what people know, what people feel and believe...Read more
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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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4 Leadership Perspectives

Over the years we’ve discovered that some key components to a good missional community are good collaboration and teamwork among a leadership team of at least four people...
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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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Coaching Cheat Sheet

When coaching missional community leaders, it can be helpful to have a few good tools in your back pocket. We’ve made this “cheat sheet” to be just that...
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Gospel Fluency Handbook Video Series

Gospel Fluency Handbook Videos

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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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What Does Mission in a Missional Community Look Like?

What does it look like to live life on mission together as a missional community? It is helpful for missional communities to have a clear picture ...
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Are Missional Communities Just a Passing Fad?

Missional Communities didn't begin with the missional church movement of the early 2000s, but rather with the first-century church....Read More »
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Are We Formed on Mission, or Before Mission?

The relationship between spiritual formation and mission raises the question: Is it best to wait until people are fully formed to send them on mission?...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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Holy Week Community Communion Guide

Holy Week is almost here and we have the opportunity to remember in our missional communities that what Jesus accomplished for us two thousand years ago matters in our lives today. This guide helps communities share their need for Jesus…
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Discipleship on Mission

In this course, Jeff Vanderstelt and Ben Connelly show us various elements of our own discipleship that occur on mission, in addition to the discipleship that can occur in others.
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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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The Gospel In Community (A Saturate Course)

The Gospel in Community

Even if they want to, many Christians find it hard to talk to others about Jesus.
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The Gospel For the World - A Saturate Course

The Gospel for the World

In this course, Jeff Vanderstelt and Ben Connelly look at various elements of the gospel’s motive and power for mission.
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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 a Missional Community?

In this course, Jeff Vanderstelt provides an overview of ten key elements in forming a healthy missional community...
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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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Pilot Guide

If you are a church of missional communities that is growing numerically through Sunday attendance, or if you are transitioning your church toward missional communities...Continue Reading...
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Starting a Missional Community

In this video, Brad Watson gives practical insights into the "recipe" and first steps of a missional community while recommending helpful resources to getting started.
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