Witness Development Workshops

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REFRESHING and STRENGTHENING Our Witness and Walk With Christ 

The Witness Development Workshops Equip Christians

to Share Their Faith in a Biblical Conversational Approach.

 

We are committed to REFRESHING Christians with tools ROOTED in the Word of God.

 

 

SOM Workshops Serving Christians in the USA

 

What: Three Workshops Offered – Discipleship, Evangelism and Muslim Outreach.

Scripture is fundamental to evangelism and making disciples. Our methods are not new, since they are rooted in God’s Word. Simply, it is using the Word of God to share our faith in a comfortable conversational way. The SOM Trainers will encourage and energize your local community of believers.

Core Biblical Principles Taught During the Workshops

  • Inductive Bible Study

  • How to Know the Word of God

  • Listening to the Holy Spirit

  • Asking Discovery Questions and Obeying God’s Word

  • Implementing Leadership Skills
    Active Listening – Small Group Leadership Development – Reproduction
    (Leaders Developing Leaders)

  • Increasing a Global Vision for the Body of Christ

Why: The Church is Growing…

In Africa, Asia, Middle East and South America, the Church growth in persecuted regions is especially inspiring. What is the common denominator of this exponential growth? The answer we find is a fervent love of God and His Word. History reveals that when people get back to the Word of God, hearts are softened and prepared for revival. SOM created these workshops for Christians in the United States to glean from Biblical and productive practices that Christians overseas are using for explosive Church growth.

How: Each Workshop is Designed to be Taught in One Weekend

(Friday night through Sunday afternoon)

  • Interactive Workshops

  • Discussion and Multiple Leaders Instructing
    We try to keep a high ratio of one instructor per every four students. This allows for deeper relationships and a more personal learning experience.

Discipleship Workshop

Discussion Discipleship Method (DDM) 

  • Participants are Taught How to Study and Apply God’s Word

  • Personally applying God’s Word and then leading others inductively, through learning Scripture portions with interactive questions.

  • Emphasis is on multiplication for participants to immediately teach others the Discussion Discipleship Method. (Includes practical application of leading inductive Bible study over a weekend). Click Here for More Information

 

Evangelism Workshop

Witness Development Evangelism Method

  • Participants are trained in learning short portions of the Word of God accurately and then develop questions for relational spiritual conversations on faith in Christ.

  • The Goal of the Evangelism Workshop is to help Christians use the Word of God confidently and comfortably with non-believers/believers and then use interactive questions to help others discover the gospel instead of telling them the gospel. We teach three chronological Bible stories and share the Law as a tutor unto grace, in a conversational approach…listening and responding with love. The Evangelism Workshop schedule is a combination of teaching and practice. Click Here for More Information

 

Muslim Outreach Workshop

Muslim Outreach Training is for Christians living in areas of Muslim populations in the United States.

 

  • This particular workshop we encourage after churches have hosted foundational Discipleship and Evangelism Workshops.

  • Participants learn about God’s heart and plan for Muslims.

  • Training in cultural context and how to find Muslims and begin relational conversations regarding spiritual issues of faith in Jesus Christ.

  • How to share the full gospel by using Biblical stories they would relate to.

  • How to use bridges of common theological ground to present hope in Jesus Christ.

 


 

What is the price?

SOM is a ministry of faith, therefore, we do not charge a fee in order for staff members to visit and train your group. We only ask that a love offering be taken during the Workshop and Speaking event to offset our travel expenses. If you have any questions or would like to know more information, please email us at contact@spiritofmartyrdom.com or call the SOM offices at 928.634.1419. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and to schedule training in your home group, church or organization.

 

Helpful Hints with Successful Workshops

Most Effective for Kingdom Impact and Long-Term Success:

  • A commitment to host four workshops throughout the year. The first workshop is our Discipleship Workshop. SOM will send the Instructors for this initial training. All graduates of the Discipleship Workshop will be considered Assistant Instructors.

  • The second Discipleship Workshop will be held during the second quarter of the year. The graduates of the first workshop will instruct for this workshop and SOM staff will support and coach the local Assistant Instructors.

  • The third quarter will be the Evangelism Workshop and in the fourth quarter again the graduates will instruct with SOM staff coaching the leaders.

  • Pattern Encourages Three Levels of Growth:

  1. Personal Application and Witness of God’s Word

  2. Multiplication by Teaching God’s Word to Others

  3. Reproduction and Teamwork by Instructors Teaching Instructors.

  • The vision is for this quarterly pattern of Workshops to continue into the future with SOM providing support as needed. This paradigm is designed to maximize church growth for depth first and then facilitate a broad impact to others.

  1. A commitment from the leadership in your home group, church or organization is important.

  2. Long term success is not possible without full support from the leadership.

  3. Host Church/Organization Support:

    • Provide Instructors lodging and meals.

    • Instructors will provide their own transportation to and from your area.

 

Questions? Please Contact Us: contact@SpiritofMartyrdom.com