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ANSWERING THE CALL

Answering The Call is our 11-week, in-prison training for Christ-followers to live focused lives of witness and discipleship.

ATC equips participants to develop relationships and communicate the gospel naturally, with gentleness and respect, and to disciple Christ followers toward maturity in Christ. By the end of the training, participants are able to:

 • Describe the call to make disciples
 • Define what it means to be spiritually lost, a disciple, a witness and an evangelist
 • Describe the model of prayer, care, share and stay there
 • Be motivated and confident about sharing the gospel and their personal transformation story
 •  Assist other Christ-followers to grow in their faith

Become a Certified Trainer

Thank you for your interest in delivering the Answering the Call training to equip incarcerated Christians to witness and disciple others within their sphere of influence

To become a certified trainer for Answering the Call, you must

a. Register for the Train the Trainer online workshop

b. Successfully complete the online Trainer Training (takes approximately 7-8 hours)

c. Agree to live a focused life of witness and discipleship

If you are interested in delivering the Answering the Call training to the incarcerated, complete the online training to become a Certified Trainer.

TRAINING MATERIALS

Once you register you will be mailed a copy of the Participant Workbook, Trainer Manual, and DVD. You can wait to start the online training after receiving the manuals or begin immediately using the electronic version of the manuals.

REQUIREMENTS: For each lesson you will be required to:

 Listen to a brief audio with accompanying powerpoint
 Read the Participant and Facilitator manual
 Add notes, personal examples, questions
 Complete the Bible Study without looking at the Trainer Manual for answers

TRAINING TIME

Approximately 45 minutes per lesson (10 lessons) to complete all the requirements.

BENEFITS

Certified Trainers receive up to 20 free copies of Answering the Call participant books.

Additional copies can be purchased (link to CMCA marketplace

$1.00 per copy for CMCA members

$2.00 per copy for non-CMCA members

ATC Trainer Training Checklist

Trainer Training Checklist

Training Objectives

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

 Identify how to lead an Answering the Call study

 Recognize teaching strategies for leading an Answering the Call study

 Describe the call to make disciples

 Define what it means to be spiritually lost, a disciple, a witness, and an evangelist

 Describe the model of prayer, care, share, and stay there

 Increase motivation and confidence for sharing the gospel and their personal transformation story

 Assist other Christ-followers to grow in their faith.

Become a certified trainer