Paul-Timothy User’s Menu

For those who coach apprentice shepherds and children’s teachers


Get Started

Give Assurance

Learn the Bible

Plant churches

Make disciples

Save the lost

Give freely

Grow in Christ

Review History

Love God and others

Send workers

Prepare for action

Pray in Jesus' Name

Teach biblically

Coach leaders

Worship the Almighty


Get Started

 #1      Get Started with Paul-Timothy Studies. (Please, read this first.)

 #2      User’s Menu for those who Coach Shepherds and Children’s Teachers

 #3      Guidelines for those who coach novice shepherds.

 #4      Guidelines for novice shepherds being trained.

 #5      Guidelines for children’s teachers and their helpers.

 #6       Supplement: Ten tasks of mentoring.

 #7      Guidelines for deacons, activity leaders and small group shepherds.

 #8      Guidelines for those who plan and leading group worship.

 #9      Coaching lessons for when other studies are not available.

#10     Basicp Principles that undergird Paul-Timothy studies.

#11     Checklist of studies assigned and completed.

#15     Bible insert: Gospel, Commandments, Coaching

#119   Supplement: “Church Reproduction Cycle”

Give Assurance

Counsel and visit people who need comfort.

#20     Shepherds: Overcome fear and shame.
Children: God helps us when we are afraid or ashamed.

#21     Shepherds: Counsel for personal and family problems.
            Children: Counsel children with problems.

#22     Shepherds: Joseph received God's liberating grace.
               Children: God's Loving Grace.

#23     Shepherds: Visit in homes and bring God’s grace.
               Children: Jesus is our true friend.

#24     Shepherds: Break habits: alcohol, drugs, & immorality.
               Children: King David Broke a Bad Habit.

#110   Supplement: "River of Grace" (38 pages)

#112   Supplement: Suicide: Satan wants you dead.

#113   Supplement: When adultery happens.

Learn the Bible

Overview, interpretation, background and application of the Word of God

#25     Shepherds: The Authority of the Word of God.
Good King Josiah Obeyed the Word of God.

#26     Shepherds: Search God’s Word as the Bereans Did.
               Children: Use the Bible to Resist the Devil.

#27     Shepherds: Overview of the Bible.
               Children: The People of God Crossed the Red Sea.

#28     Supplement: Overview of Important Events in the Bible.


Old Testament

#30     Shepherds: Pentateuch 1: Patriarchs in Genesis.
            Children: Jacob Saw into Heaven.

#31     Shepherds: Pentateuch 2: God Freed His People from Slavery.
            Children: The Angel of Death Visited an Evil King.

#32     Shepherds: Pentateuch 3: Moses and the OT Law.
            Children: God Gave His People Good Laws.

#33     Shepherds: God Keeps His Promises: OT Historical Books.
            Children: People Worshiped God before Jesus Came.

#34     Shepherds: The OT Prophetical Books.
            Children: A Shepherd-King Sang for God.

#35     Shepherds: Prophets Foresaw the Coming of Messiah.
            Children: Jesus Moved Men’s Hearts with the Word of God.

#36     Shepherds: Prophets Announced Messages from God.
            Children: God Sent Isaiah to Teach His People


New Testament

#37     Shepherds: Four Gospels Testify about Jesus.
               Children: Jesus Calls His First Disciples.

#38     Shepherds: The Life, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.
               Children: Children Learn Who Jesus Really Is.

#39     Shepherds: The Book of the Acts of the Apostles.
               Children: God Brings Good from Bad Things.

#40     Supplement: Follow the Apostles’ Example (12 pages).

#41     Supplement: Nine Freedoms Expand Movements to Christ.

#42     Shepherds: The New Testament Letters
            Children: Paul Strengthened Believers with His Letters.

#43     Shepherds: Christ Showed John What Was Going to Happen.
John Foresaw the End of the World.

#117   Supplement: Bible History in 22 Steps

Plant churches

Reproduce congregations and cell groups

#44     Shepherds: Christians Meet in Big Groups and in Homes.
Children: Welcome in our Homes those who Serve Christ.

#45     Shepherds: A Tax-collector Hosted Sinners in his House.
               Children: A family Worshipped Jesus at their House.

#46     Shepherds: Start New Flocks as the apostles did.
Paul and Barnabas Put New Believers in New Flocks.

#114   Supplement: Track new churches and cells.

#115   Checklists: Mobilise ‘2nd track’ labourers.
                        Track progress in new cells and congregations.
                        Steps to church multiplication.
                        Monitor progress of new shepherds.

Make disciples

Teach loving obedience to Jesus

#47     Shepherds: Make Disciples in the Way Jesus Said.
               Children: We Obey Jesus.

#48     Shepherds: We Obey our Great King Jesus.
               Children: Jesus is the King of Kings.

#49     Shepherds: See #97 Teach children in the way God Said to do so.
               Children: Children and Youth enjoy Serving Jesus.

#116   Supplement: Jesus' Commandments with Stories

Save the lost

For salvation from sin, death and hell. Witness for Jesus. Repent, believe. Baptize.

#50     Shepherds: Spreading the Good News.
               Children: Tell Jesus' Good News to others.

#51     Shepherds: Repentance, a change of heart.
               Children: Jesus found a thief in a tree.

#52     Shepherds: Baptize, confirm repentance and faith.
               Children: God saved faithful Noah from punishment.

#53     Shepherds: Witness for Jesus with the Spirit's power.
               Children: God's Spirit gave power to tell about Jesus.

#54     Shepherds: New, eternal, holy life in Christ.
               Children: A paralyzed man got to meet Jesus.

#55     Shepherds: Family & friends gather to hear about Jesus.
               Children: Philip rode in a chariot and talked about Jesus.

#56a   Shepherds: How sin entered the world.
               Children: How evil and bad things entered the world.

#56b     Shepherds: Jesus died on a cross to bear our sins.

Give freely

Practice wise stewardship. Use time wisely. Practice bi-vocational service (self-support).

#57     Shepherds: Give for God's work and for the needy.
               Children: A poor widow gave to the Lord all she had.

#58     Shepherds: Self-supporting, bi-vocational 'tentmakers'
               Children: Serve God while working or attending a school.

#59     Supplement: Guidelines for self-support. (12 pages).

#60     Shepherds: Stewardship: We  use well what God entrusts to us.
               Children: How we serve God serving one another.

Grow in Christ

God renews and transforms character.

#61     Shepherds: Lead a Spirit-filled life.
               Children: God's Holy Spirit changes us.

#62     Shepherds: Spiritual transformation and godly character.
               Children: David forgave his enemies.

#63     Shepherds: Renew God's people.
               Children: The Valley of Dry Bones.

Review History

Learn biblical events of great importance Historical gospel message. Church history.

#64     Shepherds: Jesus was miraculously born as a human.
               Children: We celebrate the birth of Jesus.

#65     Shepherds: Jesus' life-giving resurrection from death.
               Children: Jesus rose from death and lives forever.

#66     Shepherds: History of Christianity: the 1st 400 years.
               Children: The Kingdom of God keeps spreading.

#67     Shepherds: History of Christianity: Years 400 till 1600.
               Children: We confess our sins to God.

#68     Shepherds: History of Christianity: Years 1600 until now.
               Children: Martin Luther let people read the Bible.

Love God and others

Serve the needy. Improve family life. Promote fellowship within and between flocks.

#69     Shepherds: Show compassion by helping others..
               Children: We serve others because we love them.

#70     Shepherds: Family life, marriage, training children.
               Children: A young widow finds a family.

#71     Shepherds: Serve the needy.
               Children: Dorcas died and was restored to life.

#72     Shepherds: Congregations & cells serve each other.
               Children: Christians in Greece helped the poor in Judea.

#73     Shepherds: Show love in a practical ways.
               Children: A good Samaritan help a stranger.

#111   Supplement: Believers' Children Marry Believers.

Send out workers

Other cultures & neglected people Apostolic teams. Research. Planning. Vision.

#74     Shepherds: Detect ripe fields in other cultures.
Children: A woman meets Jesus at a well.

#75     Shepherds: Travel as a team to  reach neglected places.
Children: A team helped Roman soldiers know Jesus.

#76     Shepherds: Wor with other cultures.
Children: Slave girl helps her master from another culture.

#77     Shepherds: Send workers to neglected peoples.
Children: The Good News goes to other places.

#78     Shepherds: Spread a vision of widespread outreach.
Children: Jesus opened Paul's eyes.

Prepare for action

Serve one another. Help other flock. Discipline. Oversee flocks.

#79     Shepherds: Serveone another in love.
Children: God gives us shepherds.

#80     Supplement: Serve one another in God's family (8 pages)

#81     Shepherds: Organise small groups to serve one another.
Children: Gideon, a humble leader, trusted in God’s power.

#82     Shepherds: Maintain helpful discipline and order.
Children: God made a bad city's wall fall down.

#83     Shepherds: Organise flocks to serve one another.
Children: We work together to serve God.

#84     Shepherds: Regional overseers of new churches.
Children: God helps believers Work together.

#85     Shepherds: Serve with God-given spiritual gifts.
Children: God’s people work together like a body.

#86     Supplement: Understand spiritual gifts. (8 pages)

#87     Shepherds: Perform pastoral duties.
Children: Jesus fed 5,000 people with a boy’s gift.

#88     Supplement: God gives overseers to his people. (16 pages)

Pray in Jesus' Name

Faith in action. Healing. Intercede. Spiritual warfare Family prayer.

#90     Shepherds: Pray with effective faith..
Children: God heard prayer and shut lions’ mouths..

#91     Supplement: Spiritual Warfare..

#92     Shepherds: Heal in Jesus' name.
Children: Jesus healed a blind man who had Faith in God

#93     Shepherds: Believe and do, as Abraham did.
Children: Trust Jesus like Abraham did.

#94     Shepherds: Endure persecution.
Children: Three faithful men walked amid flames.

#95     Shepherds: Free others from Satan in Jesus' name.
Children: Jesus healed a boy tormented by demons.

Teach biblically

Teach as Jesus did: tell stories, ask questions & invite discussion.

#96     Shepherds: Tell stories to teach what God is like.
Children: Jesus, the best story-teller.

#97     Shepherds: Teach children in the way God Said to do it.
Children: Jesus healed a man and sent him Home to tell others about so.

#98     Shepherds: The Father, the Son and the Spirit are One God.
Children: John the Baptist Baptized Jesus.

#99     Shepherds: Moses Helped his People to Know God.
Children: God revealed joyful truths to Moses and Joshua.

#100   Shepherds: Teach Believers during Worship.
Children: A teacher who did not want to teach.


Coach leaders

Train new leaders in the way Jesus and the apostles did.

#101   Shepherds: Aquila and Priscilla Coached New Leaders.
Children: One Prophet Showed Another How to Serve God.

#102   Shepherds: Mentor new shepherds as Paul did.
Children: Jesus Sent Out Seventy-Two Evangelists.

#103   Shepherds: Train Novice Leaders as Jesus and Paul Did.
Children: Jesus Trained Leaders by Humbly Serving Them.

#104   Supplement: “Obedience-oriented training” (32 pages)


Worship the Almighty

Serve the Lord’s Supper. Worship in Spirit. Celebrate special days.

#105   Shepherds: The Lord's Table (Communion).
Children: God Provided a ‘Lamb’ to Save Us.

#106   Shepherds: Celebrate Communion in your small group.

#108   Shepherds: Aaron and Other Worship Leaders.
Children: A Woman Washed Jesus’ Feet.

#109   Shepherds: Celebrate harvest and blessings with thanksgiving
Children:     Rejoice at Harvest Time.