Church Planter Resources

Here are some discipleship resources you can use personally or with your church:

Disciplemaking Engines

1. T4T (Training for Trainers) – Click here for more information

2. LTGs (Life Transformation Groups) – Click here for more information

3. Real-Life Discipleship – Click here for more information


Books and Studies

1. The Disciple Maker’s Handbook: Seven Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle – Bobby William Harrington & Josh Robert Patrick

2. Gospel-Centered Discipleship – Jonathan Dodson & Matt Chandler

3. Simple Discipleship: Grow Your Faith, Transform Your Community – Dana Allin

4. Rediscovering Discipleship: Making Jesus’ Final Words Our First Work – Robby Gallaty

5. Transformational Discipleship: How People Really Grow – Eric Geiger, Michael Kelley, & Philip Nation

6. Discipleship That Fits: The Five Kinds of Relationships God Uses to Help Us Grow – Bobby Harrington & Alex Absalom

7. Not a Fan Updated and Expanded: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus – Kyle Idleman

Here are some evangelism resources you can consider using or teaching:

Books and Studies

1. Evangelism Explosion – D. James Kennedy

2. Share Jesus Without Fear – William Fay

3. SPLASH: Show People Love And Share Him – Ken & Paula Hemphill

4. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus Did – Randy Newman

5. The Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert Coleman

6. Conversational Evangelism: Connecting with People to Share Jesus – David Geisler

7. Evangelism Is . . .: How to Share Jesus with Passion and Confidence – Dave Earley & David Wheeler

8. Sharing Jesus without Freaking Out: Evangelism the Way You Were Born to Do It – Alvin Reid

9. The Art of Personal Evangelism – Will McRaney

10. Evangelism for Non-Evangelists: Sharing the Gospel Authentically – Mark Teasdale

Here are a few stewardship resources you can use:

Books and Studies

1. Discipleship Essentials – Greg Ogden

2. Leadership Essentials – Greg Ogden

3. Red Letter Challenge – Zach Zehnder

4. DiscipleWay (Giving) – BMAA

5. The Blessed Life: Unlocking the Rewards of Generous Living, Revised & Updated Edition – Robert Morris

6. Practicing Extravagant Generosity: Daily Readings on the Giving – Robert Schnase

7. Life Principles Study Guide: Understanding Financial Stewardship – Charles Stanley

8. Money and Possessions (40-Minute Bible Studies) – Kay Arthur

9. Giving: Unlocking the Heart of Good Stewardship, Pursuing Spiritual Transformation – John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson, Judson Poling


Sermon Ideas

1. Generous Living series – (found here)

2. Various sermon ideas on giving – (found here)

3. ABCs of Giving series – (found here)

4. More various sermon ideas on giving – (found here)

5. Better Way Giving series – (download pdf here)

Here are some pastoral resources you can use personally or with your church:

Books and Studies

1. Called and Accountable – Henry Blackaby

2. The New Guidebook for Pastors – Mac Brunson

3. The Pastor’s Guide to Leading and Giving – O.S. Hawkins

4. Letters to Timothy – John Bisagno

5. 7 Practices of Effective Ministry – Andy Stanley

Here are some leadership resources you can consider using or teaching:

Books and Studies

1. Being Leaders – Aubrey Malphurs

2. Building Leaders – Aubrey Malphurs

3. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John Maxwell

4. Values Driven Leadership – Aubrey Malphurs

5. The Leadership Ladder – Steve Ogne

Here are a few missions resources that might be helpful for your ministry:

Books and Studies

1. The Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert Coleman

2. Planted – David Jackson

3. Becoming a Level Five Multiplying Church – Todd Wilson (Exponential ebook)

4. Planting Missional Churches – Ed Stetzer

5. On The Verge – Alan Hirsch and Dave Ferguson