Columbus Rescue Mission

New Life Program

 

Phase Description

The New Life Program for men  is an intensive nine month, three phase discipleship program.  You must have all required work finished before progressing to the next phase.  The structure and requirements of each phase are as follows:

Phase One – Three Months

  1. Blackout (first 28 days)
    1. You are required to stay on property at all times unless accompanied by staff.
    2. You will stay in the guest dorm for the first two weeks.
    3. You may not make or receive any phone calls during this time. You are encouraged to mail loved ones and family during this time.
    4. You must memorize the following scriptures in the first two weeks before moving into the disciple dorm:
      1. John 3:16; Romans 3:23; Romans 5:8; Romans 6:23
    5. Complete First step
  2. Complete and present one Giant in the “Giant Slayer” materials.
  3. Complete the “Introduction to Jesus” Worksheets
  4. Memorize 4 Assigned Verses
  5. Memorize New Testament Books
  6. Attend all required classes.
  7. Attend at least 3 chapels per week and turn in chapel reports.
  8. Attend devotions 5 days per week.
  9. Fulfill all work duties.
  10. Choose a church and begin meeting at least twice per month with a pastor, elder, or approved mentor.

Phase Two – Three Months

  1. Complete and present one Giant from the “Giant Slayer” materials.
  2. Read “The Knowledge of the Holy” and complete the worksheets.
  3. Complete “The Christian Adventure”
  4. Memorize 10 assigned verses.
  5. Memorize Old Testament Books.
  6. Attend all required classes.
  7. Attend at least 3 chapels per week and turn in chapel reports.
  8. Attend devotions 5 days per week.
  9. Fulfill all work duties.
  10. Meet at least twice per month with a pastor, elder, or approved mentor.

Phase Three – Three Months

  1. Complete and present one Giant from the “Giant Slayer” materials.
  2. Complete…
  3. Memorize 12 assigned verses.
  4. Complete Transition Plan (Optional)
  5. Complete Continuing Care Plan
  6. Attend all required classes.
  7. Attend at least 3 chapels per week and turn in chapel reports.
  8. Attend devotions 5 days per week.
  9. Fulfill all work duties.
  10. Lead a chapel service
  11. Meet at least twice per month with a pastor, elder, or approved mentor.

Transition Phase (Optional) – Three Months

  1. Find full-time employment.
  2. Track progress in transition plan.
  3. Create and use a budget.
  4. Meet weekly one on one with a staff member.
  5. Attend at least 1 chapel weekly and turn in chapel report.
  6. Attend 1 weekly mid-week Bible study or small group.
  7. Attend morning devotions if work hours permit.