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DTI is a 501(c)3 ministry providing free discipleship
resources for training disciplers to disciple others



After a person accepts the gift of salvation, they typically are hungry and open to understanding how to live the abundant Christian life, but often don't know how or where to begin. The following teaching / training tools will help to:

  • Equip and train faithful men and women to mentor new(er) believers 
  • Implement a reproducing discipleship culture in your church 

Phase 2 Mentor Training

  • Guidelines for those that want to disciple other believers
  • Click here to open the Phase 2 Mentor Training - How to Make Disciplers in the electronic app.

Redefining Discipleship

  • A discussion on possible reasons why the Church is not having a greater impact on the world and we offer solutions to reverse that trend
  • Click here to open the Redefing Discipleship document

    Click here to open the article in the electronic app.

Mentor Video Training Tools

Author Teaching Lessons page

  • Live audio teaching of Art Barkley facilitating a Sunday morning class combined with screen captures of lesson pages and read-along text of what Art is teaching

Spiritual Mentoring Mondays

  • Virtual Training is the "new norm" in this COVID-19 world. That should NOT stop us from providing on-going mentor training. So Frank & Jeannette Meitz invited a number of partner churches to participate in a 30-minute teaching followed by live virtual breakouts facilitated by each church. The General Sessions are recorded for video payback.

Live Classroom Teaching

  • Live video of DTI Mentors Frank and Jeannette Meitz preparing faithful men and women to come along side and mentor new believers. All 16 Phase 1 lessons are available in this series.

Facilitation Training Guide

  • While this document is designed for training facilitators in a conference or workshop, the information and techniques are also applicable for small groups and one-on-one facilitating.
  • Click here to open the Facilitation Training Guide

Implementation Guidelines

  • Ideas and tips to effectively establish a disciple making culture in your church with sample sign-up forms and meeting agendas for follow-up
  • Click here to download the Implementation Guidleines document

Supplemental video teaching imbedded in the DTI App

  • Click here to open the DTI app

YouVersion Bible app devotionals

  • (Search for "DTI" in Plans)

Live Remote or On-site Training

  • DTI will consider requests to conduct live remote training or onsite training for pastors and leaders, with a commitment and plan to implement discipleship utilizing DTI.

Anyone may freely reproduce and distribute our materials, but please do not sell or charge for the resources, or alter anything without DTI's consent.