Maize Plant Discipleship is a scripturally-based learning resource designed to be practical, relevant and accessible to leaders and learners in African and other Majority World contexts.
- Scripturally-based discipleship refers to a pattern of learning and vocational service, guided by interaction with scripture, in relationship to others and led by the Spirit of God.
- Practical means focussed on actions—not theory (or abstracted theology).
- Relevant means “scratching where people are itching” by employing culturally appropriate content and methodology (pedagogy).
- Accessible means “creating a level playing field,” by lowering barriers and bridging divides.
Maize Plant Discipleship is delivered online through a Train the Trainers E-learning Course.
- Online training of Local Facilitators and Regional Trainers
- Includes access to multiple digital publications, licensed for use and distribution by Trainees.
- Directed by Maize Plant Discipleship author, Dr John Clements.
Maize Plant Discipleship was originated and developed in response to leadership training conferences, in Burkina Faso
- Republishable training resources (ebooks, handbooks) formulated in response to doctoral research.
- Doctoral research carried out in partnership with Burkinabé missionary movements and Fuller School of Intercultural Studies.