Course Outline

  • 1

    Section 1: Introduction

    • Chapter 1: Our Renewal Moment
    • Course Handbook (Section 1)
  • 2

    Section 2: Setting the Scene: The Religious and Cultural Landscape of the U.S. Today

    • Chapter 2: Introduction
    • Chapter 3: How Did We Get Here?
    • Chapter 4: A Look at the Data
    • Chapter 5: The Impact on the Church in the U.S.
    • Course Handbook (Section 2)
  • 3

    Section 3: The New Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship

    • Chapter 6: Introduction
    • Chapter 7: What’s New about the New Evangelization?
    • Chapter 8: Defining Discipleship
    • Chapter 9: What is a Missionary Disciple?
    • Chapter 10: Making Jesus’s Process of Discipleship Your Own
    • Course Handbook (Section 3)
    • Resources and Tools for the Process of Evangelization - Handout
  • 4

    Section 4: Making Disciples: Come and See (Pre-Evangelization)

    • Chapter 11: Introduction
    • Chapter 12: Start with Prayer
    • Chapter 13: “Share Prayer”
    • Chapter 14: Bearers of Old Lore: Sharing Your Story
    • Chapter 15: Purposeful Hospitality
    • Course Handbook (Section 4)
    • Handout: Share Prayer
    • Handout: I Was, God Did, I Am
    • Handout: Discover Your Story
  • 5

    Section 5: Making Disciples: Follow Me (Evangelization)

    • Chapter 16: Introduction
    • Chapter 17: Thresholds of Conversion
    • Chapter 18: Proclaiming the Kerygma
    • Chapter 19: The Art of Accompaniment
    • Course Handbook (Section 5)
    • "Evangelization Is..." Handout
  • 6

    Section 6: Making Disciples: Remain United in Me (Catechesis)

    • Chapter 20: Introduction
    • Chapter 21: Community is Crucial
    • Chapter 22: Catechesis Isn’t Passe
    • Chapter 23: Unlocking Spiritual Gifts
    • Chapter 24: Programs: Help or Hindrance?
    • Course Handbook (Section 6)
  • 7

    Section 7: Making Disciples: Go and Make Disciples (Mission)

    • Chapter 25: Introduction
    • Chapter 26: Mission Not Impossible
    • Chapter 27: 7 Principles of Evangelizing Parishes
    • Chapter 28: Meeting Spiritual, Moral, and Material Poverty
    • Chapter 29: Review: 8 Principles for Making Missionary Disciples
    • Course Handbook (Section 7)
    • Handout: Disciple Making Missionary Leadership
    • Handout: 7 Principles for Parish Evangelization
  • 8

    Section 8: Conclusion

    • Chapter 30: Conclusion
    • Course Handbook (Section 8)