MPD Facilitator Training

MPD Facilitator Training

Maize Plant Discipleship

  • Aims to equip all kinds of people, from all walks of life, to live a robust and creative life of scripturally-based discipleship.

MPD Facilitator Training

  • Aims to equip participants, via e-learning, to facilitate Maize Plant Discipleship in their own local and regional contexts.

Online E-learning Course

Equips Trainees to be Local MPD Facilitators

  • Learn to facilitate group learning and group discussions
  • Study entire MPD Syllabus, over two years
  • Participate in cohort forum discussions, with other students
  • Course overseen by MPD author


  • Access to study and distribute MPD Resources
  • Receive grades, recognition, badges, certificates
  • Graduates receive MPD Facilitators Certification
  • Opportunity to graduate as a Regional MPD Facilitator & “Ambassador”

Two-year Course Framework

  • January 2019 to November 2020
  • 3 terms of 3-months, per year
  • 3 modules per term
  • 9 modules per year
  • Total 18 E-learning modules

Course Instructor — Dr John Clements

  • Author and Lead Facilitator of Maize Plant Discipleship
  • 10 years experience leadership training in African contexts
  • 4 years missiological doctoral research, relating to African contexts
  • 3+ years developing digital publishing platform to deliver MPD Resources
  • 3+ years authoring and publishing Maize Plant Discipleship modules.

How it works

  • Discover and learn how the MPD Facilitator E-learning Course works, by taking the introductory module

MPD Facilitator Training

This module introduces the MPD Facilitator Training Course via the modular e-learning system used for the Course.

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