The Next Wave

8 Week Cohort Training

"Principles are timeless; methods are constantly changing." - Pastor Rick Warren

In a time when it feels like the global pandemic of COVID-19 is changing everything, we’ve created a space for you to refocus on the things that have not changed in your ministry: the Great Commandment and the Great Commission. These foundational principles have the power to bring clarity and direction to this new ministry season we’re all in together.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    COVID-19 RESOURCE LIBRARY

  • 2

    Welcome to The Next Wave Course

    • Introduction & Overview

    • How to use this platform

    • Group Calls

    • Discussions and Assignments

    • Facebook Group

    • The Playbook

    • Your Team

    • Your Profile

    • COVID-19 Resource Library

    • We start on April 20, 2020!

  • 3

    WEEK 1 - Leading Your Church Through Change

    • Intro to Week 1: Leading Your Church Through Change

    • Current Reality

    • The Dream

    • Intro to Authentic Leadership

    • NOTES: Authentic Leadership

    • God Uses the Person Who Has a Dream

    • ACTIVATION: God Uses the Person Who has a Dream

    • God Uses the Person Who is Willing to Risk Failure

    • ACTIVATION: God Uses the Person Who is Willing to Rick Failure

    • God Uses the Person Who Expects the Church to Grow

    • ACTIVATION: God Uses the Person Who Expects the Church to Grow

    • God Uses the Person Who Never Gives Up

    • ACTIVATION: God Uses the Person Who Never Gives Up

    • One more for Jesus

    • IMPLEMENT: Messaging & Communications

    • IMPLEMENT: The Narratives

    • IMPLEMENT: The Communication Buckets

    • IMPLEMENT: The Strategy (The Next 90 Days)

    • IMPLEMENT: Your Assignments

    • ASSIGNMENT: The Narratives - Current Reality and God's Dream

    • ASSIGNMENT: Your 90-Day Communication Plan

  • 4

    WEEK 2: The Great Commandment & The Great Commission

    • Intro to Week 2: The Great Commandment & The Great Commission

    • Welcome to Week 2

    • NOTES: The Great Commandment and The Great Commission

    • Lessons We Learned

    • What is the right question?

    • The Right Question

    • Health Comes From Balance

    • Health and Balance

    • Overview of Purpose Driven

    • Healthy Church Framework

    • IMPLEMENT - Your Org Chart

    • IMPLEMENT: Purpose Driven Org Chart

    • IMPLEMENT: Transition Planning

    • 10 Ways to Fulfill God's Purposes

    • Your Purpose Driven Org Chart

    • Great Job! You finished Week 2

  • 5

    WEEK 3: Evangelism

    • Intro to Week 3: Evangelism

    • Welcome to Week 3 - Evangelism

    • NOTES: Learning to Fish For Souls Like Jesus

    • Learning to Fish For Souls Like Jesus

    • Who is God Calling Your Church to Reach

    • Building Bridges to Reach Your Person

    • Your Community Circle (Eco-system)

    • Building Your Playbook

  • 6

    WEEK 4: Worship

    • Intro to Week 4: Worship

    • Welcome to Week 4 - Worship

    • What is Worship?

    • Expressing Our Love to God

    • NOTES: 12 Convictions about Worship

    • 12 Convictions About Worship

    • ACTIVATION: 12 Convictions of Worship

    • The Crowd

    • Attracting the Crowd to Worship

  • 7

    WEEK 5: Fellowship

    • Welcome to Week 5: Fellowship

    • Purpose Driven Framework

    • NOTES: Turning Attenders into Members

    • Turning Attenders into Members

    • ACTIVATION - Turning Attenders into Members

    • Creating a Pathway to Congregation

    • Communicating Value of Membership

    • CLASS - Assimilation Pathway

    • SPACES - Fellowship Purpose Starter Kit

    • Take your time

  • 8

    WEEK 6: Discipleship

    • Welcome to Week Six - Discipleship

    • NOTES: Developing Committed Disciples

    • Developing Committed Disciples

    • The Five Tools to Cultivate Spiritual Growth

    • Commitment Cards

    • Text Messaging

    • CLASS

    • Getting Started Pathway

    • Covenants

    • Transformational Relationships

    • Small Groups

    • The Secret Sauce

    • Campaigns

    • Transformational Components of a Campaign

  • 9

    WEEK 7: Ministry

    • Welcome to Week Seven - Ministry

    • NOTES: Empowering Your Core For Ministry

    • Empowering Your Core For Ministry

    • Saddleback Ministry Placement Process

    • Ministry vs Maintenance

    • Maximize Ministry Minimize Maintenance

    • Practical Ways to Empower Ministers

    • On The Job Training

    • Never Start a Ministry without a Minister

    • Four Ministry Guidelines

    • Vision Renewal

    • Don't give up

  • 10

    WEEK 8: Mission

    • Welcome to Week 8 - Mission

    • NOTES: Week 8 - MISSION

    • Sending Out Your Commission on Mission - Rick Warren - PDC2019

    • Your Mission Strategy

    • Intro to PEACE

    • PEACE - What did Jesus Do - Kay & Rick Warren - PDC 2019

    • THE PEACE PLAN Resources

    • CLASS 401 - Good News & Good Works

    • The Finish Line & Leading your church through change

  • 11

    BONUS: Leading Your Church Through Change

    • NOTES: Leading Your Church Through Change

    • HOW TO BE AN AGENT OF CHANGE

    • Should the Church be Changed

    • Share the Vision

    • Model Churches

    • Build on Your Strengths

    • Be Strategic in Introducing Change

    • Criticism

    • Purpose Driven Fellowship