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Use Word Pictures
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What does it look like?
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Creating Real Community
Plan a Group Retreat
Recruit New Members
What About the Children
Making Groups Fun
Responding to Pain
Three Questions
Avoid Botched Beginnings
Difficult Members
Setting Group Goals
New Group, Fresh Start
Assess Your Group
If Jesus Led Your Group
What Will They Do Without Me
Finding, Growing New Leaders
$100 Seed Money
An Outreach Calendar
Please Translate!
Well Cultured Small Group
A Novel Small Group
Seven Days a Week
Worship in a Small Group
Prayer - A Core Element
Praising God's Name
Nehemiah's Guide
Ways to Enrich Group Prayer
A Changed Life
On-line Prayer
More Ideas for Worship
Teach Members to Pray
Small Group Thankfulness

Ministry Tools (free):
Jesus used illustrations from everyday life to explain complex concepts. Parables, as they were called, are extremely effective.

In The Navigators, some illustrations and ministry tools have stood the test of time and have been helpful to many people. These are available freeā€”for your encouragement and for use in your personal ministry.

Tools to read the Gospel of John with friends:
Investigating Jesus in the Gospel of John (pdf)
40 Days with Jesus' best friend (pdf)
24 Hours with John (pdf)

7 Minutes with God
7 Minutes with God: 7Minutes.pdf 103 kb (print using Adobe Acrobat)

Personal Bible Reading Plan
Personal Bible Reading Plan: Reading Plan.pdf  2.2 mb

The Wheel Illustration
The Wheel Illustration: Wheel.pdf 173 kb

The Bridge Illustration
The Bridge Illustration:The Bridge.pdf 143 kb

The Hand Illustration

Journey With God

Discipleship Library
An excellent library of discipleship materials from The Navigators.
Discipleship Library

Pass-onable tools for leadership, discipleship, evangelism
Created by Bob Walz of The Navigators