Focus: A shift from receiving ministry to applying Christian principles to everyday life in a structured environment.
Disciples are given increased freedoms along with increased responsibilities. In this stage, participants are eligible to request outside passes. Service in some form
of Practical Christian Ministry is required.
To train the Disciple to face life’s challenges, conflicts and temptations in a Christ-like manner.
To afford the Disciple an opportunity to grow while learning to make wise choices.
To help the Disciple develop a pattern of Christian living which glorifies God.
To prepare and equip the Disciple for the works of the ministry.
Phone calls may be made as needed, except during House quiet time. Passes:
Passes must be submitted for approval no later than Friday evenings between 4:00PM-5:30pm.
Married men are eligible to request one (1) overnight pass per month. Unmarried men are not eligible for overnight passes at all. Overnight pass requests must be submitted for approval at least 7 days in advance.
All Disciples are eligible to request Sunday passes from 9am-5pm.
All Disciple Level Servant Requirements must be successfully completed.
Disciple must demonstrate attitudes and actions reflective of spiritual stability.
Level advancement depends on the disciple’s progress as assessed by the G40 House Manager, NOT length of stay.
G40 Discipleship House ministry is divided into three different levels which require a minimum 14-36 month commitment. Each level has a specific focus with different goals, privileges and advancement responsibilities for the student that all tie in to the primary goal of the ministry, which is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. In order to graduate from the ministry the participant must demonstrate attitudes and actions reflective of a disciple’s heart. Graduation is not determined by the length of stay.
Ground 40 Mission Statement
To provide Practical and Spiritual needs to men and women who are transitioning in and out of federal halfway houses, local jails, prison and treatment centers paragraph here.
1 I waited patiently for the Lord;
he turned to me and heard my cry.
2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit,
out of the mud and mire;
he set my feet on a rock
and gave me a firm place to stand.
3 He put a new song in my mouth,
a hymn of praise to our God.
Ground 40 Ministries provide Practical & Spiritual needs to the men & women who are transitioning in & out:
Federal halfway house, Local Jails, Prison & Treatment Centers.
G40 Discipleship House
Housing for 14-36mths to develop self-sustaining disciple seeking Gods Kingdom
Ministry to the Student in a highly structured environment with a spiritually rich diet.
Students at this level are given less freedoms and responsibilities, but afforded more opportunities for Biblical nourishment. The Student cannot leave the property except for work and group events as identified by the G40 House Manager. Exceptions to this must be approved by the G40 House Manager on a case by case basis. During this stage, the Student begins learning and developing the attributes of a
disciplined life and maintains accountability while serving in a Christian environment.
To assist the Student in developing a spiritual foundation upon Jesus Christ.
To encourage spiritual growth and development through Bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer.
To walk with the Student to model Christian disciplines in every day life.
To equip the Student for the goal of the prize of Privileges:
Students use of the phone for first 30 days is very limited.
Passes must be submitted for approval no later than Friday evenings between 4:00 PM -5:30PM.
Family Visitation is the first Sunday of every month from 2:00PM-6:00PM. Advancement Requirements:
Level advancement depends on the student’s progress as assessed by the G40 House Manager, NOT length of stay.
All Student Level Servant Requirements must be successfully completed. Student must demonstrate attitudes and actions reflective of spiritual growth.
"New Song" Leader - (Equipping Stage)
Transitioning from receiving ministry to leading in the ministry by example and through serving.
Church attendance and participation in Ground 40 Stand Solid Gatherings are mandatory. The "New Song" Leader works with the ministry team to develop a sound plan for living after he departs (including living arrangements, schedule, budget, transportation, aftercare, etc.).
To get the "New Song" Leader plugged-in to the church body.
To review progress made and set new goals for the participant’s future after graduating from the G40 Discipleship House program.
To spiritually and practically prepare the "New Song" Leader for departure.
For the "New Song" Leader to continue to be involved in some form of Christian based discipleship, mentoring group, or Community Groups.
Will assist the Ground 40 Ministry team through duties and other opportunities.
Will be afforded greater opportunities to serve in ministry at partnering
To model Christian disciplines in everyday life.
To actively participate in all required meetings, duties, and home fellowships.
To be actively participating in Stand Solid Gatherings.
All "New Song" Leader Level Servant Requirements must be successfully completed.
Student must demonstrate attitudes and actions reflective of a servant’s heart.
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