Updated 19 July 2017
The authors of
Paul-Timothy come from a secular, North American background.
They became Christians as young adults. They joined
evangelical congregations and worked for many years with evangelical
The authors have
collaborated with a variety of biblically-oriented Christian
denominations, and most conservative theological tendencies. As they
wrote the Paul-Timothy materials, they strove to maintain an entirely
biblical approach, producing materials that would prove widely
Thus, these materials
remain neutral in regard to distinctive positions of various
evangelical, Protestant, charismatic and Orthodox communions. Should
you find an apparent bias or doubtful teaching, please bring this to
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of faith of the World Evangelical Alliance
Scriptures as originally given by God, divinely
inspired, infallible, entirely trustworthy; and the supreme authority
in all matters of faith and conduct...
eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit...
Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, His virgin
birth, His sinless human life, His divine miracles, His vicarious and
atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His ascension, His mediatorial
work, and His Personal return in power and glory...
of lost and sinful man through the shed blood
of the Lord Jesus Christ by faith apart from works, and regeneration by
the Holy Spirit...
Spirit , by whose indwelling the believer is enabled to
live a holy life, to witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ...
of the Spirit of all true believers, the
Church, the Body of Christ...
The Resurrection of
both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection
of life, they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
rapid reproduction of congregations and cells as a means of
winning populations to Christian faith and of making disciples of them.
rapid extension of Christian faith through the training of missionaries
and shepherds who plant and lead new congregations and cells amongst
recent Christian believers.
reproduction of apprentice leaders of newly-founded cells and
congregations, without requiring extra-biblical qualifications.
methods of evangelism and training that can be imitated in
local, social networks and economies.
training of apprentice shepherds and church planters in
"multi-generational" training chains.
materials that help leaders coach their apprentices by responding to
current opportunities and needs of newly-founded cells and
Sharing of authority between coaches and
apprentices, empowering new leaders to lead their flocks in obeying all
the commandments of Jesus.