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Do you want help in making Christlike disciples who will become disciplemakers?  Check this out …

Discipled by Jesus (DBJ) SUMMIT

—-Teaching and training to be discipled by Jesus!

—-Teaching and Training to disciple your family, church, and friends to be discipled by Jesus!

—-Teaching and training to make Christlike disciplemakers!

  • August 6-8, 2018 … 1pm Monday – 1pm Wednesday

  • Fort Wayne, Indiana, Grace Point Church of the Nazarene

  • Summit registration:

    • No registration charge! (offerings received)

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    • If you plan to come, please help us prepare by e-mailing, including your name, ministry and location, and any questions, general disciple-making or DBJ specific

  • Summit events: 47 hours packed with Discipled by Jesus …

    • 10 DEMONSTRATIONS of Discipled by Jesus process, 5 facilitated by Hal Perkins, author of Discipled by Jesus, and 5 more by five guest facilitators.

    • 7 Discipled by Jesus TEACHING sessions by 6 skilled Discipled by Jesus disciplemakers

    • 6 witnesses sharing their life changing STORIES as disciples and disciplemakers, using the Discipled by Jesus process

    • 5 PANEL DISCUSSIONS of the purposes, processes, and challenges of the Discipled by Jesus discipling methods, including opportunity for Summit attendees to submit questions before and during the Summit.

    • 6 meal times (on your own) to connect with those interested in Discipled by Jesus disciplemaking


Crawford Howe
Pastor – 22 years, District Superintendent
25 years; highly effective maker of disciples and disciplemakers using Discipled by Jesus process. Several of the examples in DBJ Book occurred on the district he was serving.


Pastor Brady Wisehart
ver 20 years of executive and pastoral leadership in churches ranging from 200 to 3,800, highly effective disciple and disciplemaker using Discipled by Jesus process with family and church.


Pastor Andy Dayton
Former SDMI district president, father of 5 children, highly effective disciplemaker using Discipled by Jesus process with family and church.


Pastor David Perkins
Church planter – averaging 600 after two years; founder of Desperation Youth Prayer and Discipleship Ministries, averaging over 5,000 young adults at summer conference for 15 years.


Matt Friedeman
Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship at Wesley Biblical Seminary, church planter, father of 6 – all aggressively following Jesus, author of several books on discipleship, effectively using Discipled by Jesus process in family, church, and seminary, plus teaching and training others in Discipled by Jesus process.


Hal Perkins
47 years of studying, practicing, and training others to be Christlike disciples and disciplemakers; father of 4 in full time prayer and discipling ministries; author of 6 books on discipleship, including Discipled by Jesus; averaging over 50 Discipled by Jesus teaching and/or training conferences each of last eight years.

  • The entire Summit is being professionally videoed and edited to make available to anyone interested free of charge … for individuals, family, small group, Sunday School classes or entire congregations, etc.

  • No frills, nuts and bolts conference: no conference charge; no pre-printed name tags; no meals or transportation provided; no conference notebook, but message hand-outs for notetaking may be available before each session. Offerings will be received to help with costs.


(Tentative,  Subject to Spirit-led Change)


  • 1:00 PM: Hal Perkins:  Vision: Jesus and His Disciples

  • 2:15 PM: Crawford Howe – Who Do You Say That I Am? (Question 1)

  • 3:15 PM:  DBJ demonstration Q1 and panel with Q & A

  • 5:00 PM: Dinner break

  • 6:30 PM: Andy Dayton: Do You Understand What I Have Done? (Question 2)

  • 7:30 PM:  DBJ demonstration Q2 and panel with Q & A

  • 9:00 PM:  Optional DBJ group led by Hal Perkins



  • 7:00 – 8:00 AM:  Optional DBJ group led by Hal Perkins

  • 8:30 AM:  Matt Friedeman: Are You Listening To Me? (Question 3)

  • 9:45 AM:  DBJ demonstration Q3

  • 10:45 AM: Break

  • 11:00 AM: Panel with Q & A

  • 12:00 PM: Lunch

  • 2:00 PM: Brady Wisehart: Do You Truly Love Me?  (Question 4)

  • 3:15 PM: DBJ demonstration Q4 and Panel with Q & A

  • 5:00 PM: Dinner

  • 7:00 PM:  David Perkins: Do You Believe Me? (Question 5)

  • 8:15 PM: DBJ demonstration Q5 and Panel with Q & A

  • 9:00 PM: Optional DBJ led by Hal Perkins



  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM … Optional DBJ group led by Hal Perkins

  • 8:30 AM:  Hal Perkins: Making and Multiplying Disciplemakers, including special quest participants and events

  • 10:30 – Break

  • 10:45 AM: Final Panel with Q & A