Paul-Timothy Pastoral Coaching Materials
"What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also."
 
Coaching chain
Paul appoints Timothy Coaching chain
Paul writes to
                        Timothy
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Coaches and trainers choose studies from a User's Menu. Apprentice shepherds and church planters learn from these studies, on-the-job. All of the studies on this site were revised in Summer of 2017. Improvements include these:

  1. ​Nicer images, though not suitable for all culture groups.
  2. No folded-page formatting, since many users found this frustrating.
  3. Clear theme verses, with teaching, learning and outcome objectives.
  4. Material in two sections: Basic and Advanced, for better time management.
  5. Seven on-line, searchable indexes to help find appropriate studies.
  6. Bible stories illustrate each study's theme.​
  7. ​Clumsy English syntax smoothed up a bit.​​
  8. Children's teacher studies include drama scripts and colouring pictures.
  9. Many studies include links to supplementary materials.

Indices. Choose studies by:
Story
, Command, Verse, Learning goal, Growth goal, Skill goal, Outcome goal, or

Menus. Click on a ministry listed below to see a menu of training studies:

  1. Get started: User's Menu. Guidelines for coaches and for trainees.
  2. Give assurance: Counsel and encourage those who need help.
  3. Learn the Bible: OT and NT survey, interpretation and application.
  4. Plant churches: Start reproductive flocks. Checklists. Track outcomes.
  5. Make disciples: Teach loving obedience to Jesus and his commandments.
  6. Save the lost: The original Good News. Repentance, faith, baptism.
  7. Give freely: Stewardship of all that God gives. Bi-vocational self-support.
  8. Grow in Christ: Spiritual transformation. Godly character.
  9. Review history: Events of Jesus' live. Overview of Christian history.
  10. Love God and others: Serve the needy, each other, families, fellow believers.
  11. Send workers: Send workers to neglected groups. Work in other cultures.
  12. Prepare for action: Oversee, organize, lead others, manifest spiritual gifts.
  13. Pray in Jesus' Name: Faith, healing, spiritual conflict. Endure persecution.
  14. Teach biblically: Teach truth and doctrine through story-telling.
  15. Coach leaders: Mentor, coach and train as Jesus and his apostles did.
  16. Worship the Almighty: Lord's Table. Celebrate holidays. Give thanks.

Or click on a study booklet number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 15 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
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Bulk download.
Shepherds' studies Word (.zip 52mb) Pdf (.zip 77mb)
Children's studies Word (.zip 143mb) Pdf (.zip 88mb)

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