Foundations Training

We help church leaders abolish discipleship poverty!

There are roughly 3 million pastors globally, and 90 percent of them have never been trained or equipped to lead their churches. Developing Workers is committed to helping pastors and leaders see their churches become prevailing forces for change in their communities.

We provide free training worshops, free discipleship material, and ongoing coaching and mentoring to help pastors identify and equip leaders in their churches who will help multiply a disciple-making movement through their church.

Matt Swartz, Developing Workers Discipleship

Taking forth the gospel by empowering and equipping people to serve in their God-given strengths.

Foundations Training Material

Foundations Bible Studies for Becoming a Disciple of Jesus

The Foundations discipleship material is available for download.

The purpose of this series of topical Bible studies is to help you lay a foundation for life change that will last for the rest of your life. Life change is about becoming more and more like Jesus.

Foundations follows the same process Jesus used to train His disciples: Come, Grow, Serve and Go.

Foundations Discipleship Training Workshops


Our heart at Foundations is to see local churches grow and multiply disciples in their communities. In addition to our discipleship Bible Studies, Foundations offers discipleship training workshops. The goal of the workshops is to combine both Bible learning and practical training to equip pastors and leaders in making disciples through the local church. The focus is on using discipleship as a tool to grow leaders within the church in order to multiply ministry and see the Great Commission accomplished in their local community.

We teach and coach pastors and leaders as we gather together for four separate one-day workshops. These workshops are usually given about 4-6 months apart to allow the material from one workshop to be implemented in the church before the next workshop begins.


The four workshops cover the following materials:

Workshop 1 – How to Grow Your Church through Personal Discipleship

Workshop 2 – How to Manage Your Life and Personal Spiritual Growth

Workshop 3 – How to Study the Bible and Preach Effective Lessons

Workshop 4 – How to Plant New Churches and Reach Your Country for Christ

Our Foundations discipleship materials are available in English, Spanish, Tamil, Swahili, Khmer, and Hindi. Plus, other translations are coming soon.

If you would like more information about our materials or workshops, send us a message!


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We look for trainers that are willing to grow their heart for local church pastors. Our trainers’ investment in this ministry can help change the trajectory of an entire church.Support a trainer to help us abolish discipleship poverty and multiply disciple-making movements around the world.


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