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Women of the Word

April 20th, 2015

Brittany Nelson

Starbursts Questions
Get to Know Your Neighbor Trivia
Hot seat activity

The importance of building community.
Hebrews 10:24-25
And let us consider how we may spur
one another on toward love and good
deeds, not giving up meeting together,
as some are in the habit of doing, but
encouraging one another---and all the
more as you see the Day

I AM EXCITED! to be here to share a glimpse of
Gods calling on my life with so many women that I
look up too!
Overview of The Navigators Campus Ministry
Learning some helpful tools to use in our walk with
The ABCs of a Quiet Time with God
The Wheel Illustration
The Bridge

My Personal Plan for Ministry

The Navigators
To Know Christ and to Make Him
The Navigators is an international,
interdenominational Christian ministry that helps
people grow in Jesus Christ as they navigate
through life.
We spread the Good News of Jesus Christ by
establishing life-on-life mentoring---or discipling--relationships with people, equipping them to make
an impact on those around them for Gods glory.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things you have heard me say in the

presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable
men who will also be qualified to teach others.

Tool Time
The Navigators stress the importance of
equipping students with valuable resources to
encourage them to know God better, grow in
faith, and learn the truth of His Word.
The 3 Areas:
1. Bible Study/Prayer Resources: A.C.T.S Prayer
2. Discipleship Resources: The Wheel
3. Evangelism Resources: The Bridge to Life

Bible Study
The Navigators Calling is to advance the
Gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom into
the nations through spiritual
generations of laborers living and
discipling among the lost.
A significant part of this process is listening
to God through the study of the Scriptures.
It is important to provide a collection of
tools to help both new believers and those
mature in the faith discover new depth and

A.C.T.S Prayer
Method/Quiet Time
Having a quiet time is really just a tool to help you
develop and deepen your relationship with God.Mike Jordahl, Getting to Know God Through a Daily Quiet Time

A.C.T.S Prayer Method

Best Verse



Having a Spiritual


In keeping with The Navigators calling
to advance the Gospel of Jesus through
spiritual generations of disciples, we
actively work to provide resources
to help believers draw closer to
God and disciple others to do the

The Wheel
A simple but effective illustration The Wheel is
a discipleship tool used ever since its creation
by Navigators founder Dawson Trotman. It
helps Christians understand how they are
called to live as disciples of Christ.
Illuminates and clarifies the motion of the
Christian life.
Each part of this illustration represents a
crucially important component of a vibrant
Christian life.

The Wheel

Interactive Demonstration of
The Wheel Illustration!

The Wheel
1. Where you are in your relationship with Christ
2. What you need to do next to better improve your relationship
with Christ

greatest amount of wasted time
is the time not getting start
.- Dawson Trotman

The Navigators calling propels us to
live and disciple among the lost. To do
this, we strive to provide helpful
resources that equip and empower
diciplemakers to confidently and
boldly share the Gospel with the

The Bridge
One-Verse Evangelism: How to Share
Christ's Love Conversationally &
Romans 6:23

Evangelism on Campus
Big Red Welcome=750 interest cards
filled out
IBDs (Investigative Bible Studies)
10/10 spiritual questions in the Union

Matthew 9:35-38
Jesus went through all the towns and villages,
teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the
good news of the kingdom and healing every
disease and sickness. When he saw the crowds,
he had compassion on them, because they
were harassed and helpless, like sheep without
a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples,
The harvest is plentiful but the workers are
few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to
send out workers into his harvest field.

God Provides:
Temporary Position at Nelnet :
February 2015-May 2015,
7:30am-4:00 pm, M-F
May 19thI leave for staff

After work, I have been volunteer staff with The Navigators.

Helping with Joshua Team, leading Bible Studies, and meeting

Sheridan Lutheran Faith Builders Program,

September 2014-March 2015

Faith Builders

"Faith Builders is a systematic program of in-depth spiritual

formation specifically designed for those longing to discover a
deeper connection to God and His Word. Committed
participants will focus on spiritual self-discovery, spiritual
practices, discernment and a complete a Personal Plan for
Ministry. The focus is on spirituality as the basis for leadership
and participants will discover authentic ways to engage in
spiritual leadership in our congregation and in our

My Personal Plan for

SPIRIT Acronym

The Navigators
EDGE Staff
As a ministry of The Navigators, EDGE Corps is a one or two
year opportunity for recent college graduates and young
adults to communicate the love of Christ on a college campus
by intentionally investing in the lives of college students. In
return, they receive mentoring and training that will impact
them for a lifetime.
College is a critical time, and this generation of students faces
more moral, ethical and spiritual decisions than any
generation before it. As they wrestle with family breakdown,
hopelessness and moral drift, students are in the midst of
making major life decisions. EDGE Corps is an opportunity
to reach out to those on campus who dont yet know Christ.

The Navigators
EDGE Staff

Evangelism Reaching out to those on campus

who dont yet know Christ.

D Discipleship Investing in the next generation

of leaders and laborers.

G Growth Growing in leadership, ministry and

life skills, while going deeper in a personal
relationship with Jesus.

E Experience Hands-on training that will last a


The Navigators
EDGE Staff
Just a few of my Job
will be:
Administer pastoral
care to those involved in The Navigators
ministry, through one-to-one mentoring and small group Bible

Develop and design seminars, retreats and workshops for spiritual


Minister directly to those who show spiritual interest by discussing

spiritual topics, sharing life experiences, studying the Bible, praying
together and interacting over life issues.

Equip student leaders through teaching, training, mentoring,

coaching and counseling.

Invite and recruit students to the ministry by attracting newcomers,

planning outreach events (including sports, recreational activities,
hosting students in homes, cookouts, moving freshmen into the
dorms, etc.), and ensuring appropriate follow up with all visitors.

University of NebraskaLincoln Navigators

Those Who Are Abel

Dorm Bible Study


2 Timothy Summary

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may
strengthen you with power through his Spirit
in your inner being, o that Christ may dwell in
your hearts through faith. And I pray that
you, being rooted and established in love,
may have power, together with all the Lords
holy people, to grasp how wide and long
and high and deep is the love of Christ,
and to know this love that surpasses
knowledgethat you may be filled to the
measure of all the fullness of God.
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably
more than all we ask or imagine, according
to his power that is at work within us, to
him be glory in the church and in Christ
Jesus throughout all generations, for ever