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Summer Equip 2020

Jun 04, 2020
"preaching the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, unhindered."
Acts 28:31


Summer Equip is a 4-week discipleship program to help students make the most of their summer to grow spiritually (Eph 5:16) with the following objectives:

  1. Helping students’ love, know & apply God’s Word through an in-depth study of Acts
  2. Increasing students’ knowledge of God 
  3. Equipping students to be disciples who make disciples 
  4. Creating a place of belonging in an isolating season
  5. Providing structure that facilitates lasting spiritual growth in an unstructured season

Summer Equip Surveys:

SE Participants Survey

SE Leaders Survey 

Resources for Summer Equip:


Summer Equip 2020 Syllabus                              

 Week 1 - The Holy Spirit (Acts 1-7)                                                                        

Scheduled Events:

Monday, June 8th (8-8:45 pm): Summer Equip Kickoff (Recording Now Available)

Thursday, June 11th (7-9 pm): Live Q&A w/ Matt Chandler Discussion Groups to follow (Recording Now Available)

Friday, June 12th (12-12:30 pm): Field Partner Prayer (Zoom Link in email/GroupMe)


Week 1 Teaching Sessions: Complete these by Friday.

Session 1: Jesus, Continued: Introduction to Acts (Acts 1:8) - Wes Smith

Session 2: When God Moves, His People Get Desperate (Acts 1:8, 12-14) - Vance Pittman

Session 3: The Distinguishing Marks of the Family of God (Acts 2:42-47) - Josh Ferguson


Week 1 Resources:

D-group: The ACTS Prayer Model and the Centrality of Prayer in Acts (Acts 1:24; 3:20; 4:24-31) 

Reading: Articles on the Holy Spirit - Sam Storms and Christoper Ash (pages 26-39 in the Packet complete by Thursday)


 Week 2 - Diversity in the Kingdom of God (Acts 8-12)                                    

Scheduled Events:

Thursday, June 18th (7-9 pm): Live Q&A w/ Bryan Lorritts & Yana Conner Discussion Groups to follow (Recording Now Available)

Friday, June 19th (12-12:30 pm): Field Partner Prayer (Zoom Link in email/GroupMe)


Week 2 Teaching Sessions: Complete these by Friday.

Session 1: Ordinary People on God’s Extraordinary Mission (Acts 8) - Tony Merida

Session 2: The Gospel Changes Everything (Acts 9) - Elizabeth Hughes

Session 3: God Building His Multiethnic Church (Acts 10) - Charles Holmes


Week 2 Resources:

D-group: The Mysterious Ways God Works (Acts 10:23-48) 

Reading: Articles on the Multiethnic Church - Jarvis Williams and Jamaal Williams (pages 55-65 in the Packet complete by Thursday)


 Week 3 -  Evangelism and The Sovereignty of God (Acts 13–19)                 

Scheduled Events:

Thursday, June 25th (7-9 pm): Live Q&A w/ J.D. Greear Discussion Groups to follow (Recording Now Available)

Friday, June 26th (12-12:30 pm): Field Partner Prayer (Zoom Link in email/GroupMe)


Week 3 Teaching Sessions: Complete these by Friday.

Session 1: Sent to the Ends of the Earth (Acts 13-15) - Wes Smith and Jordan Kohman

Session 2: Divine Sovereignty: The Fuel of Death-defying Missions (Acts 17:22–31) - David Platt

Session 3: The Gospel and Idolatry (Acts 19:11-41) - Charles Holmes


Week 3 Resources:

D-group: Paul’s Sermon in Athens (Acts 17:22–34)

Reading: Don’t Waste Your Life Ch 9: The Majesty of Christ in Missions and Mercy—A Plea to This Generation by John Piper (pages 82-100 in the Packet complete by Thursday) 


 Week 4 - Movements That Change the World (Acts 20–28)                         

Scheduled Events:

Thursday, July 2nd (7-9 pm): Live Q&A w/ Jacob and Jess Dahl Discussion Groups to follow (Recording Now Available)

Friday, July 3rd (12-12:30 pm): Field Partner Prayer (Zoom Link in email/GroupMe)

Monday, July 6th (8-8:45 pm): Summer Equip Celebration (Recording Now Available)


Week 4 Teaching Sessions: Complete these by Friday.

Session 1: What Is Your Legacy? Paul's Tombstone (Acts 20:17-38) - J.D. Greear

Session 2: Weak Servants, Strong God (2 Corinthians 11-12, Acts 20-28) - Wes Smith

Session 3: Unhindered (Acts 28:30-31) - Josh Ferguson


Week 4 Resources:

D-group: Paul’s Model for Living a Surrendered Life (Acts 20:18–24)

Reading: Multiplying Disciples by Winfield Bevins (pages 44-65 in the Packet complete by Thursday)