Welcome to the Resources page!

Here you will find valuable resources on teaching, leadership and much more.

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Servant Team

To access the Ichthus Discipleship Curriculum, please click here. This page is password protected.


Click here for the requirements to apply for Servant Team.

This resource shows the qualifications for deacons that are required for those  that are part of our Servant Team at Ichthus.

The following covenant must be signed by any individual who has been invited to Servant Team by a current Servant Team member. (Ichthus Servant Team Covenant)

House Church/Teaching

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Teaching to Change Lives – Howard Hendricks

 

Teaching Resources

These resources are typed notes directly from our training camp classes over the summer on how to teach. They can be used to equip leaders on how to teach in a house church setting. (It is recommended that before you use these that you have been through Training Camp.

Here is a the link to StudyLight.org. It is the best bible study resource that we have found at this point.

Exegesis- T-Camp 1 (Principles of Exegesis)

6 Rules of Exegesis

The Discipline of Mediatation

Homiletics- T-Camp 2 (Principles of Homiletics)

-Process of Teaching

-Home Church Teaching Template

-Developing Discussion Questions

Developing a Thesis

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House Church/Cell Group Info

These are the Five Essentials of a Healthy House Church and should be used by house church leaders to assess their church at any given time.

This is a framework for leading a Cell Group. Cell Group Framework Here are the requirements for anyone involved in Cell Group. cell-group-requirements

The Three evaluations below are used to evaluate our house churches during the year by our coaches and make sure that they are heading alongside God’s mission vision for Ichthus:

1.  Monthly House Church Evaluation

2. Semester House Church Evaluation

3. Annual House Church Evaluation

The Bible

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Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament – Frederick William Busch

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An Introduction to the New Testament – D.A. Carson and Douglas Moo

Community

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Members of One Another – Dennis McCallum

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Loving God’s Way - Gary DeLashmutt

Christian Living

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The Normal Christian Life – Watchman Nee

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The Green Letters – Miles J. Stanford

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The Fight – John White

 

Relationships (Friendship and Intimate)

Here is John Schwartz’s talk on Matthew 18 from First Fridays! Ichthus First Friday Matthew 18 

This is a helpful guide to mediating conflict when two people you know have a disagreement that they are not able to resolve. (A Mediator’s Guide)

This is a checklist to run through before you go talk to someone about a disagreement or conflict that you have with them. (Conflict Resolution)

These are some helpful chapters from “Spiritual Relationships that Last” by Gary Delashmutt and Dennis McCallum regarding friendship and intimate relationships.

1. Marriage Success Today: What are your chances?- this gives a general lay of the land of marriage today.

2. Is Love Enough?- This chapter gives a general layout of intimate relationships and what they should look like at there core,

3. What does Christian intimacy look like?- This chapter deals with what Friendships should look like at there core and how to build them.

Dating Resources from REACH Winter Conference (Becky Andreas)

Dating Session Notes

Trusting God with Decisions

Resources for Dating

Prayer to consider

Great Dating Questions

Are we right for each other?

Evangelism and Apologetics

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Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics – William Lane Craig

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The Reason for God – Tim Keller

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Mere Apologetics – Alister McGrath

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The Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert E. Coleman

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God Space – Doug Pollock

Theology

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Christian Theology: An Introduction – Allister McGrath

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Christian Theology Reader – Allister McGrath

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Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith – Wayne Grudem

Church History

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The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation – Justo Gonzalez

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The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2: The Reformation to the Present Day – Justo Gonzalez

Cultural Analysis

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You Lost Me – David Kinnaman

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unChristian – David Kinnaman

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Futurecast: What Today’s Trends Mean for Tomorrow’s World – George Barna

Leadership

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey

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Spiritual Leadership – J. Oswald Sanders

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Good to Great – Jim Collins

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The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

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Master Leaders – George Barna