Welcome to the Resources page!

Here you will find valuable resources on teaching, leadership and much more.

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Servant Team

To access the Ichthus Discipleship Curriculum, please click here. This page is password protected.

Click here for the requirements to apply for Servant Team.

This resource shows the qualifications for deacons that are required for those  that are part of our Servant Team at Ichthus.

The following covenant must be signed by any individual who has been invited to Servant Team by a current Servant Team member. (Ichthus Servant Team Covenant)

House Church/Teaching














Teaching to Change Lives – Howard Hendricks


Teaching Resources

These resources are typed notes directly from our training camp classes over the summer on how to teach. They can be used to equip leaders on how to teach in a house church setting. (It is recommended that before you use these that you have been through Training Camp.

Here is a the link to StudyLight.org. It is the best bible study resource that we have found at this point.

Exegesis- T-Camp 1 (Principles of Exegesis)

6 Rules of Exegesis

The Discipline of Mediatation

Homiletics- T-Camp 2 (Principles of Homiletics)

-Process of Teaching

-Home Church Teaching Template

-Developing Discussion Questions

Developing a Thesis


House Church/Cell Group Info

These are the Five Essentials of a Healthy House Church and should be used by house church leaders to assess their church at any given time.

This is a framework for leading a Cell Group. Cell Group Framework Here are the requirements for anyone involved in Cell Group. cell-group-requirements

The Three evaluations below are used to evaluate our house churches during the year by our coaches and make sure that they are heading alongside God’s mission vision for Ichthus:

1.  Monthly House Church Evaluation

2. Semester House Church Evaluation

3. Annual House Church Evaluation

The Bible














Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament – Frederick William Busch














An Introduction to the New Testament – D.A. Carson and Douglas Moo















Members of One Another – Dennis McCallum














Loving God’s Way - Gary DeLashmutt

Christian Living














The Normal Christian Life – Watchman Nee














The Green Letters – Miles J. Stanford














The Fight – John White


Relationships (Friendship and Intimate)

Here is John Schwartz’s talk on Matthew 18 from First Fridays! Ichthus First Friday Matthew 18 

This is a helpful guide to mediating conflict when two people you know have a disagreement that they are not able to resolve. (A Mediator’s Guide)

This is a checklist to run through before you go talk to someone about a disagreement or conflict that you have with them. (Conflict Resolution)

These are some helpful chapters from “Spiritual Relationships that Last” by Gary Delashmutt and Dennis McCallum regarding friendship and intimate relationships.

1. Marriage Success Today: What are your chances?- this gives a general lay of the land of marriage today.

2. Is Love Enough?- This chapter gives a general layout of intimate relationships and what they should look like at there core,

3. What does Christian intimacy look like?- This chapter deals with what Friendships should look like at there core and how to build them.

Dating Resources from REACH Winter Conference (Becky Andreas)

Dating Session Notes

Trusting God with Decisions

Resources for Dating

Prayer to consider

Great Dating Questions

Are we right for each other?

Evangelism and Apologetics














Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics – William Lane Craig














The Reason for God – Tim Keller














Mere Apologetics – Alister McGrath














The Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert E. Coleman














God Space – Doug Pollock















Christian Theology: An Introduction – Allister McGrath














Christian Theology Reader – Allister McGrath














Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith – Wayne Grudem

Church History














The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation – Justo Gonzalez














The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2: The Reformation to the Present Day – Justo Gonzalez

Cultural Analysis














You Lost Me – David Kinnaman














unChristian – David Kinnaman














Futurecast: What Today’s Trends Mean for Tomorrow’s World – George Barna















Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey













Spiritual Leadership – J. Oswald Sanders














Good to Great – Jim Collins














The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell














Master Leaders – George Barna