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October 2016

Everyday Disciples: Guides in Covenant Discipleship with Youth

This online resource is designed as a supplement to Everyday Disciples: Covenant Discipleship with Youth. This piece outlines the ideal qualities and role of the Guide for youth involved in Covenant Discipleship, and is meant for a church volunteer or staff person interested in starting and organizing covenant discipleship groups with youth.

Guides are a spiritually mature youth or adult who volunteers to intentionally coach and guide a covenant discipleship group of youth to live into the covenant they create for themselves. This resource will help you consider:

  • Why Guides?
  • The Role of the Guide
  • Considering Experience and Giftedness
  • What Does a Guide Do?
  • Where Can I Get Help?

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Everyday Disciples: Covenant Discipleship With Youth by Chris Wilterdink resources pastors, youth leaders, and youth groups with information and planning materials related to Covenant Discipleship and accountability practices. Covenant Discipleship encourages youth to connect with Christ and one another through mutual accountability. It also encourages a networked support structure for living in the world as Christ followers.

The resources on this page are designed for use with Growing Everyday Disciples-Covenant Discipleship with Youth by Chris Wilterdink. For more information on this resource, please visit the Upper Room Bookstore.