The Institute for Discipleship is pleased to partner with several prominent organizations in bringing our community a variety of quality ministries and continuing education opportunities.  We are always looking to grow and develop partnerships with other organizations to mutually strengthen our collective ministries; contact Steve Wilke for more information.


Southwestern College

Southwestern College logoThe Institute for Discipleship is honored to be a part of Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. Southwestern is a United Methodist undergraduate and graduate institution founded in 1885. The college provides the office space and all support services for the Institute.  LEARN MORE


The Foundation for Evangelism

The Foundation for Evangelism partners with the Institute on the Timothy Circle.  The Foundation’s mission is to promote, encourage and provide resources for responsible evangelism, enabling The United Methodist Church to bring persons into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  LEARN MORE


The YouthWorker Movement

Partners-YWMThe Center for Youth Ministry Excellence (CYMX) and the YouthWorker Movement is a key partner in supporting online courses geared towards those who work with youth as well as the youth ministry emphasis of the Institute’s Master of Arts in Specialized Ministries degree.  LEARN MORE


 DISCIPLE Fast Track

disciple_fast_track_vector_logo_2015Since 1987, DISCIPLE Bible Study has reached nearly 3 million people worldwide, introducing the grand sweep of Scripture in a 34-week format. Now DISCIPLE Fast Track maintains the integrity and principles of the original study, but its modifications can better meet the needs of a hectic world.  DISCIPLE Fast Track partners with both BeADisciple and the BeADisciple Academy.  LEARN MORE


The Upper Room

The Upper Room partners with BeADisciple to host great online courses from their book authors in an online setting. Studies are designed to help Christians grow in their faith and strengthen spiritual disciplines.  LEARN MORE


Lay Servant Ministries hosts online courses which have been approved by the United Methodist Church’s Discipleship Ministries (formerly the General Board of Discipleship) as advanced courses in Lay Servant Ministries. These are designated by the “Learning and Leading” logo.


Wesley Ministry Network

wesley-420x320-whiteBased on the belief that churches thrive when they are connected to a strong seminary, and seminaries are strong when they are affiliated with vital congregations, the Wesley Ministry Network hosts courses on that strengthen the ministries of the local church.  The Network is a ministry of Wesley Theological Seminary.  LEARN MORE