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Are you a pastor or church leader? Maybe someone encouraged you to check out some article or class they enjoyed—but you don't really know much else about our ministry.

This document will introduce you to what we do at FAST. It doesn't list all of our hundreds of resources, but it introduces our three main training tracks, to help give a clear idea what we emphasize, and where are training priorities lie.

Want to get started on our training? Become a partner. Want to lead your church through these tracks? Launch a team. Let's work together to make disciples!

To learn more about how we can help, keep reading.

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FAST Training

Heard about some of the exciting training classes available at FAST? Want to try one out for yourself? That's fantastic!

We've organized all our best training into three life-changing training tracks, designed to help you take in God's Word effectively, live it out practically, and pass it on to others consistently. Keep reading to explore what you can learn in each track.

   

Memorization

Eager to start memorizing God's Word? Our first track will show you just how to move from beginner to expert in four easy steps.
   
   

Discipleship

Ready to explore the secrets of "real life" discipleship? This track zooms in on practical skills for Bible study, prayer, and personal obedience.
    
   

Leadership

This track gives you the tools you need to become a leader in the cause of Christ. Our ultimate vision is to equip every believer to multiply.




Memorization

Training

Eager to start memorizing God's Word? Our memorization track will help you move from beginner to expert in four easy steps. Learn how to memorize verses word-perfect, remember references, retain verses permanently, and much more. Get ready to launch out into an exciting adventure!

Track I. Memorization

Listed below are the four modules in our memorization track:


Step 1: Beginner
Get a quick intro to Bible memorization and grab your first few verses.

Step 2: Intermediate
Let's get serious about learning Bible-based keys to memorizing.

Step 3: Advanced
Take our Breakout Memory Challenge and become a memory machine.

Step 4: Expert
Explore fresh ways to share Bible memorization with friends.

BONUS TRAINING
Discover the special importance of memorization for God's endtime people.



Beginner

Track 1, Step 1

Welcome to the first module in our memorization track. In this module, you are going to learn everything you need to know to get started on a lifetime journey of effective Bible memorization!

In this module you'll tackle our FREE Crash Course in Bible memorization and memorize your first few verses. You should be able to complete this module in just one to two weeks.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Crash Course
This class is a quick little introduction to the basics of Bible memorization. If you are eager to get started, this is the place to start.

Memory Engine
Give our Memory Engine a try. This powerful review tool can help you retain verses effectively. Start by taking our Welcome Tour. It takes just a minute or two to complete.

Alpha Omega
Knock out our Alpha Omega verse set by learning the first and last verse of the Bible. And then, throw in Philippians 4:13I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. too. Go for it—all three verses! :)


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

About Us
Lets' get better acquainted. Take a minute to read more about our ministry. Just click "FAST" in the top left corner of any page.

Three BIG Things
Next, if you haven't done these already, let me urge you to do them now: Add our email to your contacts, connect with us on social, and put FAST on your phone!

Change Password
When you first created an account you received a random number password. How about changing it to something easier to remember? Update it any time in the Account Area.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Jumper Cables
Here's a popular audio message on Bible memorization showing how Scripture memory is central to the Great Commission.

Tale of Two Memorizers
Here's a Monday Memo you may enjoy. It looks at how the approach you use to memorize can make a huge difference in your long term success.

Intermediate

Track 1, Step 2

Welcome to the second module in our memorization track. In this module, we are going to guide you through one of our most important study guides: the Survival Kit. It's a five week Bible study course that will teach you 10 essential Bible-based keys to memorization, and a whole lot more. It's also a great tool for helping others start memorizing too!

You should be able to complete this level in under two months.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Survival Kit
This is the heart of module two. It's a series of five powerful study guides with important training objectives each week. Don't check this off until you have complete the entire course!

The Ten Keys
By the time you have completed our Survival Kit, you should be able to write out all 10 keys to Bible memorization, from memory. Do that on a sheet of paper to verify you can do it perfectly.

Verse Pack
Watch our YouTube video on how to use our Verse Pack. Then see if you can't get it installed on your phone, and use it to start working on the verses in this course. Here is a complete list of the Survival Kit class verses. We also encourage you to use the Memory Engine for your daily review.

Accountability Partner
One of the most important things you can do to succeed in this track is to find an accountability partner willing to meet with you weekly and hear you quote your verses. Try to find someone in your church, or a friend, who will hold you to a high standard. Use our Partners Checklist tool (in the TOOLS area) to make it easy for them to check your accuracy.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Account Area
Take a minute to explore the Account Area. Check out your member profile and make sure everything is current and complete. Better yet, upload a picture. Look for the SUBSCRIBE and NOTIFY links to manage what emails you receive from us. Feel free to explore the other links so you better know how to manage your account.

Forum Area
One key to effective training at FAST, is to get plugged in. And a great way to do that is our Forum Area. Try finding at least one discussion you can post a comment to, and then start a new discussion of your own. Use the forum any time you have a question! :)

Prayer Chapel
Another way to plug in is our Prayer Chapel. Check out this section of our site, pray over a request or two submitted by fellow students, and then consider submitting a request of your own, perhaps for success in your own training. There's power in prayer!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Starter Pack
FAST has a number of hand picked verse sets in our Bible Boosts area, and this set contains some of the best verses anywhere for new memorizers. You may even already know some! Try knocking out all five—in addition to the verses assigned in the Survival Kit.

Bible Memorization
Here's some additional audio messages on various aspects of memorization that goes well with the training in this module. We recommended the first message in our last module. Here is the rest of the series.

Monday Memos
Here are a few articles that go along with this module. The first answers some common questions about memorization, the other two interesting facts about our ministry!



Advanced

Track 1, Step 3

Get ready for one of our most exciting modules! In this step you'll be taking our Breakout Memory Challenge. This class has transformed the memorization experience of hundreds of students, and it can do the same for you.

In just 30 days, you'll be taking your memorization up a notch or two, for sure!



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Breakout Memory Challenge
This is the class you've been waiting for: 30 days of intense memory training including secrets to rapid verse accumulation we don't teach anywhere else. 30+ verses in 30 days...

30 New Verses
This may seem impossible—but it's not. Try to get up to at least 30 verses before completing this module. Use our Minute Memorizer below for some short verse suggestions if you are struggling. Note: if you are focusing on reclaiming lost verses—focus instead on getting at least 30 old verses really solid.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Memory Club
Check out our Memory Club and try it out as a way to focus on learning (and relearning) verses from one key section of the Bible. It's got several really cool tools, including an awesome Full Bible Review system. And it covers the whole Bible every two years. It's perfect for those with lot's of verses to reclaim.

More Tools
Did you know FAST has lots of digital tools beyond our Memory Engine and Verse Pack? To see the full list, go to the TOOLS area and look around! Focus in especially on familiarizing yourself with the various memorization tools.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Bible Boosts
Want some help finding verses? Be sure to check out the favorites in our Bible Boosts area. These handpicked verse sets cover all kinds of topics. Here are some more of our favorite sets in that list, that are perfect for serious memorizers:


Reclaim the Word
This a great little booklet on how to reclaim lost verses. It also gives the four main causes of a stalled memorization program, and how to avoid them. We cover most of this in the Breakout Memory Challenge, but it's worth taking a peek in case you ever need it.

Early Egyptian Memorization
Think 30 verses is a lot to memorize? Take a minute to read this article about memorization in the early church. It may just inspire you to attempt a little more!

Minute Memorizer
Grab this hand-picked list of the best 52 verses to memorize. They are all super short, simple, and sweet! Keep it handy anytime you need a quick verse suggestion.

Expert

Track 1, Step 4

Ready for something just a bit different? This module zooms in on giving you lots of fresh ways to begin sharing the importance of Bible memorization with others. And it's full of fun missions!

This is the final step in our memorization track. Expect this module to take two to three weeks to complete.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

FAST Friends
This is your final training objective for this trick. It's a quick ten day course on how to use our sharing tools at FAST to encourage others to get started memorizing! Do your best to complete EVERY assignment.

Friend Missions
FAST Friends includes small, easy missions each day to help you familiarize yourself with the sharing tools on our site. Check this off ONLY if you have completed all 10 missions.

Magnetic Church
This exciting new course from FAST gives you a number of great ideas for how to introduce Bible memorization into your local church and make it even more magnetic.

Magnet Mission
Pick one of the options in Magnetic Church for sharing memorization in your church, and talk with your pastor or other church leaders to see if you can't get it implemented. Let's get others in your church memorizing!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Friends Area
Try to find and add at least 3-4 friends to your account, using the suggestions in the FAST Friends class. More if you can! Then, go to the Friends page in our TOWNHALL area to verify your list, and click the Activity link and see what they have been up to. Use this tool often to keep up with your friends and encourage them along in their training.

Sharing Tools
Now that you are becoming a memorization expert, it's time to explore our sharing tools. Look for the Sharing link in the TOWNHALL area, and then click the "Crash Course" image. Take some time to explore the resources there. Which resources looks most useful to you?


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Here are a couple Monday Memo's you might find helpful as you think more about helping others get started memorizing:



Power of Example
Here are some encouraging verses on the power of example. Check out our hand-picked list and then grab a verse or two for your self. Pray God would use your example in memorizing to inspire someone else to get started!


Stretch Goal

Think of this as your final goal for this entire track. Praying for your success!

One Sign Up
Try to get one person (minimum) to start the Crash Course class before you leave this track! Use your personal invite code when sharing the link. Then check the Invites page now and then to see who shows up...

Bonus

Track 1, Step 5

This bonus module may end up being your favorite in the whole memorization track. In it, you are going to take our For Such a Time class, and discover just how important Bible memorization really is to God's endtime people. Thousands have been inspired by these powerful messages, and you are about to be next!



Training Objectives

Here is your training objectives for this module:

For Such a Time
To really understand the importance of memorization in these last days, we highly recommend this powerful BONUS course from FAST. Discover the insights the launched our ministry.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

For Such a Time Audio
Here is a series of 6 sermons that goes much deeper into the themes in our FSAT book. Includes thoughts on Laodicea, the sanctuary, and the Elijah movement! Highly recommended.




Discipleship

Training

Serious about growing in your walk with God? This track explores secrets to "real life" discipleship. In it you will gain practical skills sure to turbo-charge your Bible study, prayer, time management, and more. And better still, you'll learn how to get others growing too!

Track II. Discipleship

Listed below are the six modules in our discipleship track:


Step 1: The Call
Let's begin with a brief introduction to the call of Christ.

Step 2: Foundations
Now, it's time to lay out the basics of biblical discipleship.

Step 3: Bible Study
Ready to grow in your study and application skills?

Step 4: Prayer
Ever wanted a deeper and more intimate prayer life?

Step 5: Obedience
Do you struggle to live a life of consistent faithfulness?

Step 6: World Vision
We'll finish up with a brief look at how to help others grow.

BONUS TRAINING
Discover even more secrets to living a Spirit-filled life.



The Call

Track 2, Step 1

Congratulations on commencing our discipleship track. In it, we're going to zoom in on the real-life, practical skills of discipleship. And how to use these skills to experience massive growth in your life.

We've named this step The Call. Because we want to start by looking at how the call of Christ destines us to a life of daring adventure. Get ready for some exciting information!

You should be able to complete this module in under 2 weeks.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

The Hero's Journey
Ready to start thinking about Christ's call on your life? Warning: your life may never quite be the same again!

The Explosion Formula
This short e-book gives a quick overview of our basic training paradigm at FAST. Use it to review the steps you have taken in your spiritual journey, and the steps still ahead!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Discipleship Quiz
Take this quick self-assessment quiz to see where you are in your personal discipleship. We'll save your results, and later, you can come back and see if your score has improved!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Hero Verses
Here are some sets with lot's of great verses that go great with this module. Scan through each set and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and learn all you can! Then come back any time and grab some more.


Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:



Foundations

Track 2, Step 2

Welcome to the second step in our discipleship track. In this module we are going to guide you through one of our most important study guides: Basic Training. It's a powerful nine week study guide course designed to survey the most critical skills in discipleship. It's also a great tool to use in discipling others.

Take your time on this module and keep your focus on implementation. You should be able to complete it in about three months.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Basic Training
This course lies at the heart of everything we do at FAST. Get ready for a powerful survey of the essentials of discipleship!

Illustrations
One critical part of Basic Training, is the illustrations, for these pull everything you are studying together in a way that's easy to remember. Make it your goal to reproduce all 7 illustrations on paper from memory. Then, check yourself to make sure you've got everything perfect!

Accountability Partner
One of the most important things you can do to succeed in this track is to find an accountability partner willing to meet with you weekly and hear you quote your verses. Try to find someone in your church, or a friend, who will hold you to a high standard. Use our Partners Checklist tool (in the TOOLS area) to make it easy for them to check your accuracy.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Full Toolbox
While working through Basic Training, we encourage you to take another look at our core discipleship tools. In particular, there's a helpful Bible reading tool, a tool for your prayer journal, and a tool for Time Management. These tools integrate nicely with our training.

Printable Forms
Prefer to use paper? FAST has printable forms you can use for many of the devotional activities in this course. Check them out! Just go to the TRAINING tab and click Gift Resources. Come back any time and print whatever you need.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Did you know you have access to our entire memo archives? Just look for the Archives link on the Memos page. Here are just a few articles that go well with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Verse Sets
Here are some suggested verse sets that go with these lesson. To check out our whole list of verse sets, go to our TOWNHALL, click Bible Boosts, and then Favorites. We've got sets on all sorts of topics!


Back to Basics
Here's a helpful series of audio messages on the four main spokes of the disciples wheel. As you go through the spokes in Basic Training, take a minute to listen in to the corresponding message.

Bible Study

Track 2, Step 3

In this module, we're going to dig a little deeper into the real nuts and bolts of Bible study, and personal application in particular. It's designed to revolutionize your experience in the Word of God.

This module should take about two months to complete.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Application Workshop
This short class is loaded with information about how to move from principle to project in your study of the Bible. You'll find it powerfully practical!

Mighty in the Word
This class is a seven week advanced discipleship course exploring various methods for building the Word of God into your life. Use it to deepen your experience in the Scriptures.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Reading Record
Start using the Bible reading tool in our TOOLS area. This awesome tool helps you read through the entire Bible in any order and at whatever rate works best for you—by keeping track of what you've read and what's still left to do. Here's a paper alternative if your prefer from our gift resources page.

The Morning Watch
Make a determined effort to spend at least 7 days in daily Bible study, with a special emphasis on finding at least one personal application (project) each day. There is a really helpful sample morning watch notes sheet, as well as blank forms for your own study, in our gift resources area.

Bible Intake Plan
Using the information in Mighty in the Word, to craft a weekly plan for your intake of Scripture that includes listening, reading, study, memorization, and application. What is your weekly goal for each of those intake methods?   


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Bible Study Verses
Here are some sets with lot's of great verses that go great with this module. Scan through each set and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and learn all you can! Then come back any time and grab some more.


Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go well with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Audio Presentations
Here's a couple thought-provoking messages about the importance of intimate, personal communion with God.



Prayer

Track 2, Step 4

In this module, we're going to press deeper into the mysteries of prayer, and in particular, how to build a life-changing personal prayer journal. Get ready to experience deeper intimacy with God than ever before!

This module should take about two months to complete.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Prayer Secrets
Ever wanted to pull back the veil on how to really grow in prayer? This short class goes explains how to setup a dynamic and interactive prayer journal. Warning: it's probably unlike any other prayer journal you've tried before!

Power in Prayer
This class is a seven week advanced discipleship course covering key facets of prayer from praise and confession to supplication and intercession. It also explores several great prayers of the Bible, and gives tips on how to put on God's spiritual armor.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Prayer Tool
Check out the Prayer Journal tool in our Tools area. We'll help you organize your prayer requests, and remind you to pray for them at the frequency you want. Organize your requests into categories, make notes, and record answers. Here's a paper prayer request form if you prefer paper from our gift resources page.

Prayer Journal
Take some time setting up a prayer journal as described in the Prayer Secrets class (either on paper or using our prayer journal tool). Then commit to praying through it for at least 7 days, with an emphasis on recording notes as you see the Lord working. Here is a sample prayer request sheet to give you an idea how each request should look.

Prayer Chapel
If you haven't yet explored our community Prayer Chapel, take a peek. Pray over a few requests. Leave an encouraging note. And better still, add a request of your own!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Prayer Verses
Here are some sets with lot's of great verses related to prayer. Scan through each set and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and learn all you can! Then come back any time and grab some more.


Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Audio Presentations
Here's a couple audio messages you might enjoy. The first two were bookends for a week of prayer, and the third a talk on fasting. Enjoy!


Scriptural Praying
Here's a great gift resource on what I call Scriptural praying with some of my favorite passages for this type of prayer.

Obedience

Track 2, Step 5

In this module, we're going to talk about the real heart of personal discipleship: living a life of obedience. We'll look at a number of related areas, but put a special focus on our use of time. After all, that's where the rubber hits the road.

This module should take about two months to complete.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Life Focus System
This short class gives really helpful tips on how to maximize the four cycles of time ordained by God in the Bible. Learn especially how to bring your life into focus by mingling time management and personal devotions.

Down to Business
This class is a seven week advanced discipleship course zooming in on how to grow in personal obedience, by responding more fully to spiritual promptings. Learn how to break bad habits, build character, exhort others, and much more!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Time Tools
Check out the various Time Management tools in our TOOLS area. We'll help you organize both one-time and recurrent tasks, and support you in your strategic planning. We also have printable forms for those who prefer paper in our gift resources page.

Daily Tasks
Commit to using a daily and master task list for one full week (using either our online tool, or paper). Keep your daily task list with you, and do your best to stick to your plan as you go through each day. See how much you can get done!

Strategic Plan
As you work through the Rocket Goals course, carry out each step until you have a fully drafted strategic life plan for the next 12 months. Develop a stronger sense of mission, moving forward.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Verse Sets
Here are some sets with lot's of great verses connected with this module. Scan through each set and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and learn all you can! Then come back any time and grab some more.


Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go well with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Audio Presentations
Here are a few audio messages you might find helpful on various aspects of time management.



World Vision

Track 2, Step 6

In this module, we'll be wrapping up our discipleship track with a few key thoughts on how to share what you've learned with others. Become that key man or woman God can use to make disciples, and help fulfil the great commission!

You should be able to complete this module in about two weeks.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

The Lost Art
The Great Commission calls us to make disciples. But it's become a lost art! This brief class will give you the practical nuts and bolts pieces you will need to begin investing in other people's lives.

Leaders Manual
Take a few minutes to read through our official leaders manual. This is the resource you'll need if you ever get the opportunity to lead a FAST team.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Discipleship Quiz
You've been working hard on your personal discipleship for some time now. Try taking our Discipleship Quiz a second time. Then compare your result with previous scores. Are you able to see any progress?


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you may wish to check out:

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's you might find helpful as you reflect on the work outlined in the Great Commission:


Multiplication Verses
Some of my favorite verses in the Bible are the ones that highlight our amazing potential to impact the world for Christ. Grab as many verses from this set as you can!

Empowered Disciples
Here's a short audio series emphasizing a few of the things that bring real power to a person's life. Take some time to listen in...


Stretch Goal

Think of this as your ultimate goal for this track. Pray for success!

FAST Team
See if you can gather a small group of people together to work through our core training track (Survival Kit, Basic Training, Revival Keys) as outlined in our Leaders Manual. While online training is great, there's nothing quite like studying and growing together with friends in your local church.

Bonus

Track 2, Step 7

Welcome to a special bonus module for our discipleship track. This module explores the inner, hidden workings of the human heart that lead to a truly Spirit-filled life. The content ahead presents some of the most radical, insightful, and potentially life-changing information we have shared yet. Buckle up!



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Moral Machinery, Class
Want to go through this information a little slower, or go through it again with a greater focus on implementation? Then sign up for our 7 week Moral Machinery class. Combine life-changing information with weekly objectives and interactive discussions to help master the concepts in this book.




Leadership

Training

This track gives you the leadership skills you need to launch out into effective service: ministry development, small groups, Bible work, public evangelism, church training, and more. Our ultimate vision is to raise up workers who can spark a multiplying movement anywhere...

Track III. Leadership

Listed below are the sevent modules in our leadership track:


Step 1: Our Greatest Need
We begin this track with a look at our most urgent need.

Step 2: Revival Agent
Let's break down step by step exactly how to launch into service.

Step 3: Ministry Development
Work through the steps of building an unleashed ministry.

Step 4: Small Groups
Acquire the skills to launch a successful care group.

Step 5: Bible Work
Learn how to answer Bible questions through personal Bible studies.

Step 6: Prophetic Preaching
Equip yourself to know and share an apocalyptic endtime message.

Step 7: Church Training
Ready to transform your church into a training center?

BONUS TRAINING
Let's close this track with a fresh look at God's plan to finish the work.



Our Greatest Need

Track 3, Step 1

Congratulations on advancing to our leadership track! From here on out we are going to focus on empowering you to become a more effective worker in the cause of Christ in these excited last days of earths history...

Our goal in this module is to explore how revival is indeed the greatest and most urgent of all our needs. You should be able to complete this module in under two weeks.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Dry Bones
This is one of the most powerful courses we have ever offered—and it's the perfect introduction to this module. Renamed and updated, this course sketches out a picture of what could be. Revival: it's our urgent need!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Pray for Revival
If you haven't already done so, enter a request for real revival into your personal prayer journal and begin praying for it consistently. This is not a one-time prayer request. It's something we should commit to in an ongoing basis. It's time...


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Revival Verses
Here are some of our favorite verses on revival. Scan through our list and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and start working on them!

Revival Agent

Track 3, Step 2

If revival is our greatest need, then learning to become an agent of revival has to be some of the most important training we could pursue. And that is what this second module is all about.

It takes an in-depth look at what it really means to be an agent of revival. Get ready to learn how you can spark revival in your family, small group, or church.

You should be able to complete this module in under three months.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Revival Keys
The core training for this module is a nine week study guide course designed to give you the keys you need to launch in ministry as a revival agent.

Accountability Partner
One of the most important things you can do to succeed in this track is to find an accountability partner willing to meet with you weekly and hear you quote your verses. Try to find someone in your church, or a friend, who will hold you to a high standard. Use our Partners Checklist tool (in the TOOLS area) to make it easy for them to check your accuracy.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Pray for a Team
If you are not yet part of a small team committed to pursuing revival in your local church (as described in Revival Keys), then enter a prayer request in your prayer journal for God to raise up such a team. If you are part of such a team, enter a prayer request for God to richly bless your team.


Note: Your real mission, should you choose to accept it, is to actually launch a revival team in your church, and begin meeting together to sketch out a plan for your service together.


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Bible Boosts
Here are two important sets worth spending some time in. Scan through these lists and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and start working on them!

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Audio Presentations
Here's a couple audio messages you might enjoy on the importance of revival. How we need power today!



Ministry Development

Track 3, Step 3

This module is designed to help you understand the process of building an "unleashed ministry" that bridges the entire gap from community to church. It's powerful information for anyone wanting to revitalize the outreach of their church...

You should be able to complete this module in under three months.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Spiritual Gifts
This powerful information explores the three categories of Spirit Gifts outlined in the Bible and how they work together to empower every believer for ministry. A must-have class for anyone wanting to build an outreach ministry!

Unleashed
Discover why most ministries fail to win souls successfully, and the seven vital components you need to unleash them! This nine week course is the heart of this module's training.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Ministry Plan
Do your best to put together a detailed ministry plan for either a new or existing ministry. Use information from the Unleashed course, considering carefully your spiritual gifts. To get feedback on your plan, use the Ministry Plans tool, in the TOOLS area.

Build a Team
Share your ministry plan with a minimum of two other people and get their feedback. If they are interested, invite them to be part of your team, and help launch that ministry.

Note: Your real mission, should you choose to accept it, is to actually launch your new ministry. Or revamp an existing one! This module will show you exactly what to do...


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Audio Presentations
Here's a few audio messages you might enjoy. The first three were from a series I did on leadership, and the last two were on spiritual gifts.



Small Groups

Track 3, Step 4

This module introduces you to the evangelistic model at the heart of the explosive growth of the New Testament church. We call them Care Groups. And it is changing churches around the world. Your church could be next!

You should be able to complete this module in under three months.



Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Team Tactics
This nine week study guide course gives you the training you need to both launch and lead your next Care Group. Give it your best study!

Illustrations
One critical part of Team Tactics, is the illustrations, for these pull everything you are studying together in a way that's easy to remember. Make it your goal to reproduce all 7 illustrations on paper from memory, then check yourself to make sure you got everything perfect!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Organize a Team
Try to find two or three people with an interest in being part of a Care Group with you. It may take a while to get everything ready to go, but it starts with finding a few partners.

Note: Your real mission, should you choose to accept it, is to actually start a Care Group and get busy inviting friends! Once you have completed this module, you will be ready to launch!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Care Groups
Here's a helpful audio series I did on Care Groups in Sydney Australia. I strongly recommend giving these messages a listen!

Verses Sets
Here are some verse sets you may want to take a peek at. Grab any verses you like and start working on them while going through this module:



Bible Work

Track 3, Step 5

This module teaches you the ins and outs of an innovative chain referencing system that will enable you to turn to just the verse you need to answer dozens of common Bible questions! You will also learn how to give effective Bible studies to friends.

You should be able to complete this module in about three months.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Cross Reference
This short class introduces you to our FAST Bible marking system. Make sure you understand how it works before joining Truth Corps.

Truth Corps
This nine week training goes through key Bible doctrines, giving you easy to share Bible studies, answers to difficult questions, and verse by verse chain referencing instructions. Time to get serious about sharing the Word!


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Bible Marking
Do your best to mark each of the Bible studies in our Truth Corps class into your Bible, as instructed. Don't mark this module complete until you've finished all nine lessons.

Sword Drills
Give the Sword Drills tool a try as instructed in the Truth Corps class. And keep working at it until you can work through your entire set of key verses with lightning speed. Be ready always!

Ask Your Pastor
Take a moment to ask your pastor if he knows someone in your church who might like basic Bible Studies. Tell him you've been doing training to become a Bible worker and you are praying for someone easy to practice on! See what happens...

Note: Your real mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a Bible study partner and actually begin giving them Bible studies. The information in this module, will more than prepare you!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Verse Sets
In our Bible Boosts area, you can find favorite verses for each of the main topics in our Truth Corps program. Take some time each week to review the set that matches your lesson as you work through the course, and grab a verse or two from each set.

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Bible's Toughest Questions
Here's a series from a week of prayer that takes a stab at the Bible's toughest questions. These are the questions you aren't supposed to ask in church, but they are the questions people outside are actually asking!

Prophetic Preaching

Track 3, Step 6

This module will help you to understand and explain the prophecies of the Bible. Your training will take you right to the heart of Revelation's endtime warning to planet earth. If there was ever a time to dig deeper into the prophecies, it is now...

You should be able to complete this module in under three months.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Prophecy: Fact or Fiction
This short course is a potent introduction to some of the Bible's most critical endtime prophecies. Use it get a good grasp of the basics.

Prophetic Facts
This full-length study guide course will help you work through the great prophecies of the Bible at a slightly slower pace—forcing you to think through the answers for yourself. It's also the perfect tool for sharing these prophetic messages with others.


Your Missions

Here are your missions for this step of the journey:

Prophetic Cover-up
Make sure you read this powerful history of prophetic interpretation, and the great coverup that took place. Truth really is stranger than fiction! This booklet is recommended as a supplement after doing lesson 5 in Prophetic Facts.

Protestant Challenge
This booklet begins with an extraordinary appeal from Rome and then gives a thoroughly Protestant response. Every believer should understand the issues. This booklet is recommended as a supplement after doing lesson 7 in Prophetic Facts.

Prophecy Scrapbook
Start collecting a scrapbook (physical or digital) of news headlines that related to the topics presented in Prophetic Facts. You may also wish to begin collecting pictures, tracts, quotes, and other information you can use to show prophecy is indeed begin fulfilled. You never know when you will be called upon to share what you know!

Note: Your real mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a small group (or a single individual) and lead them through a series of studies on endtime events. The information in this module, gives you all the preparation you need!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


Cracking the Code
Here's an audio series exploring the same basic topics in these studies. It's a great way to review this information, and you are bound to pick up something you missed elsewhere. Listen in!

Verses Sets
Here are some verse sets you may want to take a peek at. Grab any verses you like and start working on them while going through this module:



Church Training

Track 3, Step 7

This module is designed to help equip you transform your church a true training center. Imagine being able to take everything you've been learning, and put that information in the hands of every member. It can happen...

You should be able to complete this module in two to three months.

   

Training Objectives

Here are your training objectives for this module:

Laws of Leadership
Here's another short course, focused on giving you keys to leading your church into growth. You are equipped now to make an impact in your church. Combine what you've already learned with good leadershp—and watch things happen!

Jump Start
Few understand the potential and power of the local church. This 7 week study guide course explores that vital subject, and is perfect for members, new and old alike!


Bonus Resources

Here are some bonus resources you should check out:

Verse Sets
Here are some sets with lot's of great verses that go great with this module. Scan through each set and add any verses you like to your verse pack—and learn all you can! Then come back any time and grab some more.


Monday Memos
Here are some Monday Memo's that go along really great with this module. Take a few minutes to read any that interest you:


From Church To Training Center
Here's the first series of messages I gave at my church—nearly 10 long years ago. I'm more convinced now than ever, that this is the approach to take!


Stretch Goal

Think of this as your ultimate goal for this track. Pray for success!

Training Teams
Is your church a registered Training Team? If not, take a few moments to learn more here. Registering your church is the best way to put our tools in the hands of every member! Here's a helpful Info-Pack you can share with your pastor and other church leaders.

Bonus

Track 3, Step 8

This module is a fitting capstone to your training at FAST. It gives a fresh look at God's plan to finish the work. And how you can be part of that movement. As we enter the final scenes, this information is becoming more important by the day!



Training Objectives

Here is your training objectives for this module:

The Movement
We've saved one of my very favorite courses for last. This short class outlines God's incredible plan to finish the work—through an endtime remnant. You'll be inspired and motivated like never before. Get ready!