Discipleship

Discipleship By Design

Discipleship by Design — by Harvey Herman. Jesus' discipleship begins with a personal relationship and an invitation to join a missional community. No program can fulfill The Great Commission. However, a community of believers committed to transforming the world through the process of disciple-making can.

 


Disciples Make More Disciples

Disciples Make More Disciples is a daily discipleship tool for Chi Alpha students by Michael Mowry. Heavy spiral binding for daily use in a backpack. Daily devotionals, small group Bible studies, one-on-one mentoring tools... empower your students to disciple others.

 


Habitudes

Habitudes (Chi Alpha edition) — Dr. Tim Elmore and Dr. Harvey Herman have teamed up to create a special version of Habitudes for Chi Alpha Campus Ministries. Based on Dr. Harvey Herman’s four pillars of multiplying leaders, Dr. Tim Elmore has created six Habitudes Images for each pillar.

 


Small Group Leader podcast

Small Group Leader podcast is made BY small group leaders FOR small group leaders to be equipped as they make disciples for Jesus. The Six Wins of a Small Group leader are individually downloadable in LTC Go. Part of the Chi Alpha Podcast Network.

 


Tools for Mentoring

Tools For Mentoring is a comprehensive, innovative discipleship e-book by Joy Schroeder, consisting of 19 modules of ready-to-use Bible studies that connect truth to almost every area of life. (Each module available individually as well.)

 


Springboard

Springboard

An interactive, inductive, eight-lesson study designed to help prepare seniors (or graduate students) for the transition from college to the workplace.

 


You Got the Holy Spirit

You Got the Holy Spirit is a weekly instructive email series by Dick Schroeder. The goal is to nurture learning to operate in the gifts of the Holy Spirit. This series answers questions asked by students newly baptized in the Holy Spirit.

 


  Promo

Choices video

Choices    [Chi Alpha USA]

We are confronted with choices everyday. Seeking Jesus and putting ourselves around people who love Him will help us make wise decisions that won’t lead to regret.

 


Handoff video

Handoff    [Chi Alpha USA]

Make sure your kids are in good hands when they head off to college! Get them connected with Chi Alpha where they can be challenged to live for God and His purpose for their life.

 

  Topical

10.2 Prayer Resources

10.2 Prayer Resources — Use these resources as you pray at 10:02 for laborers to be sent out into the harvest. You can find out more about the 10.2 prayer movement at chialpha.com/10.2.

 


Epic Science, Ancient Faith

Epic Science, Ancient Faith (essential attitudes for studying nature and the Bible in a noisy world) is a book that helps students and people in the Church to think about science and Christian faith more clearly.

Thoughtful discussion questions and visual aids make this a great tool for groups.

 


Imago Dei resource

Imago Dei resource packet — a 40-minute student leadership training in the area of Kingdom diversity. The teaching is based on a lesson from the Journey to Unity and Diversity course taught by the XA Diversity Task Force.

 


On Politics and Campus Ministry

On Politics and Campus Ministry — As followers of Jesus who serve as Chi Alpha missionaries, it is critical that we are purveyors of truth and displayers of God’s glory. National Chi Alpha recommends the attached vetted guidelines relating to political dialogue within our ministries.

 

  Cross-cultural

Expeditions manual

Expeditions Manual — From Chi Alpha Expeditions, this manual was developed to serve you in preparing students to do their part in fulfilling Jesus’ global mandate of evangelism. Team leaders:  please register your trip on the Expeditions page.

 


The Waiting List Film

The Waiting List Film — FeedONE provides nutritious meals for nearly 150,000 children in ten nations, but there are more than 100,000 children on a waiting list. The goal of this project is to raise awareness and empower college students to do something about it!

 


Virtual We Live Missions

Virtual WLM Experience has three components: Abiding, Experiences, and Missionary Engagement. Our National Ministry Center designed this experience so that XA “team” leaders and World Missions “hosts” can create an interactive setting for students.

 


XAi 5-Step Challenge

XAi: Journey from Friendship to Leadership

This booklet by XA International leaders is a daily devotional to encourage outreach to international students.

(A previous devotional, I Am XAi,  by Jonathan Lytle is available here.)

 


XAi Rubrik

XAi rubrik — The National Chi Alpha Ministry Center outlines the five steps to develop XA international ministry within your local Chi Alpha group.

 

  Leadership

Leadership Training Class

Leadership Training Course

Prepared by Alaska Chi Alpha as a resource for our Chi Alpha groups in the Northwest. Materials based on LTC from Sam Houston Chi Alpha. Available by request.

 


LTC Go

LTC Go — an online leadership training class to prepare future leaders for building small groups. Our National Ministry Center has compiled audio and video resources from around the country. Content is split into two phases: Convictions and Practics.

 

Student Institute of Campus Ministry

Student Institute of Campus Ministry is an intensive training for students who want to take seriously Jesus’ call on their life to “Go make disciples.” SICM is held every May and June in Bellingham, WA. (By request, SICM teachings and in-person labs can be facilitated on your local campus.)

 


Campus Ministry Leadership podcast

Campus Ministry Leadership podcast is an effort to make a contribution to the lives of those who serve, love and lead college students for Jesus. We hope this is a blessing to anyone who ministers on the most strategic mission field in the world: the university campus.

 


Discipleship Modeling Tool

Discipleship Modeling Tool — This 1-hour session at LIGHT 2021 can radically affect how you plan for ministry. First 13 minutes = basics, the rest = application. Here is good summary of what our discipleship model actually looks like and where we can take it.

 


  Staff Health

40 Days of Decrease

40 Days of Decrease is a guide for those hungering for a fresh Lenten/Easter experience. Alicia Britt Chole guides you through a study of Jesus’ uncommon and uncomfortable call to abandon the world’s illusions, embrace His kingdom’s realities, and journey cross-ward and beyond.

 


How to Take a Personal Retreat with God

How to Take a Personal Retreat With God — by Sally Herman. Solitude and silence are a mystery; this booklet will give you a reason and a place to start. Taking time alone with God for an extended period of time will result in new insights into the call of God and increased awareness of the presence of God.

 


MPDx database

MPDx

MPDx is a full-featured support-raising databse provided for free by Cru. This software is available both online and in Android/iOS apps. MPDx is also able to (manually) sync daily donation emails from US Missions.

 


Storm sheet

STORM is an organizational tool for support-raising missionaries by Dan Guenther. This programmed Google sheet provides visual reminders throughout the process of donor development, communication, and maintenance.