Financial Discipleship 301
Grow on Your Journey
Luke 6:47-48 teaches us that learning and applying God’s Word in our life is the key to building a solid foundation.
Based on Jesus’ own model for making disciples, the One More program teaches and equips us to lead others into greater obedience to Jesus in every area of their lives, including their finances. The One More program uses the following books to read and discuss…
The Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20 makes it clear that as you learn and apply what the Bible says, you should help others do the same.
Once you’ve completed the One More program, it’s time to take others through it. Our team can help you through the process of prayerfully selecting people who may be committed to reading the books, completing the study guide questions and sharing their insights with you and/or others in your group.
How it works
One More is a 12–18-month study of Christ-centered resources to help each of us grow in our Financial Discipleship Journey. Each group of 1-3 participants is led by an experienced Leader and determines the location, day, time, duration, and frequency of their meetings. Homework includes reading assignments, completing study guide questions, and sharing insights so everyone learns from one another.
The primary purpose of the group is not to successfully read through each resource, check the box, and move on, but to have an open and receptive heart, to learn from one another and the Holy Spirit what it means to become a Financial Disciple of Christ.
At the conclusion of the study series, each group member then leads a new group of 1-3 participants through the same series of resources, leading to the fulfillment of Jesus’ disciples-making-disciples model.
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by Andrew Murray
The series begins with Andrew Murray’s Humility, helping us learn that Jesus came to rescue us from ourselves, that we need Jesus, and our role is to help other people see that we need Jesus and to point them to Jesus. Humility = 100% of Jesus and 0% of us in everything we do. Humility is a 100% moment by moment dependence on Jesus. The goal of a faithful walk with Jesus is to empty ourselves of us so that His Spirit can truly fill us.
by Jerry Bridges
Then, through Trusting God, Jerry Bridges helps us realize that everything that happens (good or bad) is from God and is for His glory and our good. Even when life seems out of control and we don’t see what God is doing, He is faithfully and mercifully fulfilling His promise to care for and protect us. We learn to recognize that God is sovereign, good, and able, and, through this realization, we learn to trust Him completely, even when life hurts.
by Peter Briscoe
Next, Peter Briscoe’s Financial Discipleship: Investing in Eternity helps us trust God with our money and possessions. Turning back to God’s word and examining the Scriptures, we better understand God’s purpose for entrusting us with His things: to strengthen our relationship with Him so that we can one day hear, “Well done, good and faithful servant.”
Master Plan of Evangelism
by Robert Coleman
Finally, Robert Coleman’s Master Plan of Evangelism helps us learn about Jesus’ plan for saving the world, a plan built on His followers making disciples who make disciples over multiple generations. Coleman helps us see how Jesus did it so we can follow His lead, how He selected others to train, imparted His knowledge onto them, demonstrated His way of accomplishing the Father’s tasks, delegated His work to others, supervised their progress, and produced leaders.