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Root #4: Outreach Root

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Outreach Root

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Outreach  [A Root of Deep Discipleship]

Overview:

Jesus gave his followers one last command: to spread the good news of his death and resurrection—the gospel—to the whole world. When we become members of Christ’s body of believers, the story doesn’t end. That’s just the beginning! Now we get to join in a remarkable mission to care for the least, to love other people, and to share Jesus as Lord wherever we go.

This content is digitally downloadable, and you’ll have it for life. Immediately after purchase, 100% of the content will be in your LeaderTreks account, and you can access it via the Deep Discipleship dashboard.

What's Included:

+Getting Started

We want you to be successful using the Outreach Root of Deep Discipleship, so we’ve provided several resources to get you started off right.

> How It Works Video so you understand what content is included, where it’s found, and what it’s for.
> Tips and Training Video for you and other adults facilitating the program.
> Suggested Schedule so you can plan out when to best use the content.
> Animated Outreach Overview Video is designed to show your entire youth ministry. You can also use it to inform parents and others in the church. Three formats are available (.mov, .wmv, .mp4).
> Lesson 1 is an introductory lesson to help you set the stage for the next few weeks of ministry.

+5 Lessons

There are 5 Lessons in the Outreach Root. Each lesson contains:
> Participant Guide (.pdf and .doc)
> Facilitator Guide (.pdf and .doc)
> Bonus Sermon (.doc)

What Makes These Lessons Unique?
The goal of Deep Discipleship is not only to teach students more about God; it’s also to help guide students into God’s presence, to show them how to engage with God and how to grow a deep relationship with him. So each Bible-based lesson (after the kick-off Intro lesson) is equipped with an Experiential Activity that allows students to tangibly interact with the core discipleship principle they are studying. Each lesson also includes: What the Bible Says About It (with discussion questions), A Second Look from culture or history (also with discussion questions), a Life Application that helps students identify one change they can make this week to grow, and Leader Notes with tons of background info, context, and help for those hard-to-answer questions!

Lesson Topics:

1) Outreach Intro Lesson: This lesson introduces and sets the stage for the Outreach Root. It’s designed to give students a framework for the next few lessons on what it means to be spiritually lost, how Jesus was burdened for the lost, and what our role is in reaching the lost.

2) Lost and Found: What does it mean to be spiritually lost? The stories and main ideas of this lesson emphasize that being found is about an intimate relationship with Jesus, the joy that Jesus took in welcoming the lost, and the typical mindset that many teens have about God. Bible Passage: Luke 7:36–50

3) Burden for the Lost: Why share about Jesus? This lesson shares the idea that Jesus thinks finding the one lost sheep is worth a whole lot of effort. It also dives into the idea that sharing Jesus should be about helping people understand why it’s worth it to passionately pursue Jesus. Bible Passage: Luke 15:1–10

4) Spread the Word: How do I share Jesus with others? Students know that the world has plenty of lost people, and we know that we should do something about this. But how do they help move people from lost to found? Learning about how God can use us to spread the gospel is at the core of this lesson. Bible Passage: Acts 3:1–4:4

5) Purpose vs. Preference: How do I start wanting what God wants? Part of becoming a rooted disciple of Jesus is making your desires for the world align with his desires for the world. And the truth is, this may require a pretty big overhaul of your current way of doing life. Students will wrestle with these concepts and think about what changes they need to make in their lives to choose purpose over preference. Bible Passage: Luke 19:1–10

+Videos

Video is a key component to Deep Discipleship. When you purchase the Outreach Root you receive the following videos:

> How It Works Video so you will understand what content is included, where it’s found, and what it’s for.
> Tips and Training Video for you and other adults facilitating the program.
> Animated Outreach Overview Video is designed to show your entire youth ministry. You can also use it to inform parents and others in the church. Three formats are available (.mov, .wmv, .mp4).

+Sermons

We know that sermon prep can swallow up a lot of your time, so we’ve included four bonus sermons in the Outreach Root. These sermons line up with lessons 2 through 5 of the study. (Because lesson 1 is an introductory lesson, no bonus sermon is necessary.) These sermons are Microsoft Word documents that can easily be edited to take out or add in whatever you’d like. They are biblically solid, relevant, and written for students.

+Media & Graphics

A comprehensive Media and Graphics pack helps you spread the word to the whole church and the youth ministry.

The Media and Graphics Kit includes:
> Deep Discipleship Logos
> Outreach Root Logos
> Powerpoint Slide Images and Backgrounds
> Facebook and Instagram sized logos
> 11×17 Poster

+Parents

We realize that parents are the primary faith influencers in a young person’s life. The best disciple making takes place when students’ parents take the lead. That’s why we’ve created this helpful guide for parents to use at home with their child. It is designed to give them some basic information about what is being taught at church through the Deep Discipleship program, along with some helpful tools, suggestions, and questions to help them reinforce this learning at home.

We recommend that you give these guides to parents BEFORE you begin teaching the full content in your youth ministry. This way parents not only know what is coming next for their child, they can begin to engage with them and ask questions before they start going through the content.

More About Outreach Root:

Before he returned to his Father in heaven, Jesus gave his followers one last command: to spread the good news of his death and resurrection—the gospel—to the whole world. That’s a daunting task. But if we truly understand the joy we have as followers of Jesus, we’ll realize that sharing this joy is the greatest act of love we can show another person. When we become members of Christ’s body of believers, the story doesn’t end. That’s just the beginning! Now we get to join in a remarkable mission to care for the least, to love other people, and to share Jesus as Lord wherever we go.

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