Personal Discipleship

God's Call to a Soldier of Christ in Personal Discipleship

And Jesus came and said to them, All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age. (Matthew 28:18-20 [ESV])

Our Response to the Call of Discipleship

Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries has developed a curriculum of courses to equip the disciple (student) with purposeful Bible study and proper methods of Bible interpretation to live the Gospel daily.


A Soldier's Call to be Born Again

  • Based on Ligonier Ministry's "The New Birth" teaching series by Steve Lawson.
  • Teaches the student a clear, full and correct understanding of what it means to be ‘born again'.
  • 8 sessions, 2 hrs each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier's Call to Know God’s Holiness

  • Based on the Ligonier Ministry's "The Holiness of God" teaching series by Dr. R. C. Sproul
  • Teaches the student of God’s holiness and it being foundational, God-centered, God-honoring theology and Christian living.
  • 3 sessions, 2 hrs each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs. classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a copy of "Holiness of God" by R. C. Sproul

A Soldier's Call to Know God

  • Based on the Ligonier Ministry's "The Attributes of God" teaching series by Steve Lawson
  • Teaches the student the divine attributes of God, how a correct understanding of God and His character can affect them in all areas of their life
  • 9 sessions, 2 hrs. each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.75 hrs. of classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier's Call to Know Christ

  • Based in part on Ligonier Ministry's "What Did Jesus Do?: Understanding the Work of Christ" by Dr. R. C. Sproul
  • Teaches the student why Jesus had to be baptized, why didn’t he just come down from heaven one day and die on the cross, why did he have to live as a person since birth.
  • 8 sessions, 2 hrs each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.75 hrs classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Based in part on Radical's "Secret Church 12: The Cross and Suffering" by David Platt
  • Teaches the student God's sovereignty and purpose in suffering.
  • 4 sessions, 2 hrs. each (1 hr DVD teaching, 1 hr of classroom teaching and discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a study guide published by Radical.

A Soldier’s Call to Know the Holy Spirit

  • Based in part on Radical's "Secret Church 5 Exploring the Holy Spirit" by David Platt
  • Teaches the student the work of the Holy Spirit and explains issues related to the Holy Spirit; blasphemy against the Spirit, baptism of the Spirit, filling with the Spirit and gifts of the Spirit.
  • 4 sessions 2 hours each (1 hr DVD teaching, 1 hr classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Based in part on Ligonier Ministry's "Who Is the Holy Spirit" teaching series by Dr. Sinclair Ferguson.
  • Teaches the student the nature of Holy Spirit's character, how we, as Christians, may come to know and have fellowship with Him, and more.
  • 8 sessions, 2 hrs ea ( 45mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs classroom teaching and discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a study guide published by Radical.

A Soldier's Call to Know the Doctrines of Grace

  • Based on the Ligonier Ministry's "The Doctrines of Grace" teaching series by Steven Lawson
  • Teaches the student that the Gospel of John in full context is a clear presentation of the doctrines of grace in all of Scripture, revealing salvation is all of God from beginning to end.
  • 8 sessions, 2 hrs ea ( 45mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs classroom teaching and discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier’s Call to Defend His Faith

  • Based on the Ligonier Ministry's "Defending Your Faith" teaching series by Dr. R. C. Sproul
  • Teaches the student how to have confidence and skill using reason and science in defending the existence of God and the claims of Jesus Christ.
  • 20 sessions, 2 hrs ea ( 45mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs classroom teaching and discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier's Call to Unlock the Bible's Story

  • Based on Unlocking the Bible's "10 Keys to Unlocking the Bible" teaching series by Colin S. Smith
  • Teaches the student how all 66 books of the Bible collectively one story, God's story. From Genesis to Revelation. Additionally each week's teaching is supplemented with 'Theology Matters. The discussing of key doctrinal questions related to that week's key.
  • 10 sessions, 2 hrs ea ( 25mins DVD teaching, 1.5 hrs classroom teaching and discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier’s Call to Know and Study the Bible

  • Based in part on Radical's Secret Church 1 "Survey of the Old Testament" by David Platt.
  • Teaches the the student Old Testament in its literary, historical, and theological dimensions, and it offers a survey of all 39 books.
  • 4 sessions, 2 hrs each (1 hr of DVD teaching, 1 hr classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Based in part on Radical's Secret Church 1 "Survey of the New Testament" by David Platt.
  • Teaches the the student Old Testament in its literary, historical, and theological dimensions, and it offers a survey of all 39 books.
  • 4 sessions, 2 hrs each (1 hr of DVD teaching, 1 hr classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Based in part on Secret Church's "How to Study the Bible" teaching series by David Platt.
  • Teaches the student how to maximize their walk with God through two essentials in knowing God, Bible study and prayer.
  • 4 sessions, 2 hrs each (1 hr of DVD teaching, 1 hr classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier’s Call to Trust the Bible

  • Based on the Ligonier Ministry's "Why We Trust the Bible" teaching series by Stephen Nichols.
  • Teaches the students how they personally can rely on the authority of scripture, as well defend it in sharing the God's Word with others.
  • 3 sessions, 2 hrs each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs. classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

A Soldier’s Call to Know What God Said

  • Based on Ligonier Ministry's "Hath God Said" teaching series by Dr. R. C. Sproul.
  • Teaches the student how to further strengthen his faith in the integrity of the Bible and to proclaim and defend His Holy character.
  • 3 sessions, 2 hrs each ( 45 mins DVD teaching, 1.25 hrs. classroom teaching & discussion).
  • Graduating students receive a certificate and a book related to the course topic.

The number of sessions and total hours are scheduled sessions and hours. However do to the unpredictability of prison operations actual times will vary but all scheduled material is presented.