Learning Objectives

Follow up is essential for sustaining and growing relationships while giving others invitations to take next steps in faith.

  • Learn what follow up is and how to do it

  • Discover the impact of good follow up

  • Make a follow up plan

  • Identify and address the possible obstacles to follow up

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  • ~30 minutes (self-paced)

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  • Course Quicksheet (pdf)

    In a pinch? Take the one-page summary of the material as a quick refresher on the key takeaways.

  • Resource Toolbox

    See a list of the resources referenced in this course, all collected in one spot for your convenience!

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Follow Up

    • A Vision for Follow Up

    • Introduction

    • Before we begin . . .

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Follow Up Changes Lives

    • Lesson 1: Follow Up Overview

    • Lesson 2: Sam’s Story

    • Lesson 3: Traits for Good Follow Up

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Three Steps for Good Follow Up

    • Lesson 1: Connect Personally

    • Lesson 2: Connect Two More Times

    • Lesson 3: Connect Them to Your Community

    • Check for Understanding (Quiz)

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Follow Up Takes Time

    • Lesson 1: Follow Up: Better with Friends!

    • Lesson 2: Pray

    • Lesson 3: Plan (Part 1)

    • Lesson 4: Plan (Part 2)

    • Lesson 5: Coach

    • Lesson 6: Taking the Next Steps in Follow Up

  • 5


    • Closing Remarks

    • Before you go . . .

Resource Toolbox

All resources referenced from this course will be linked below for your convenience to view and download. Please use adapt these resources to what works for you in your ministry context.


Following Up Quicksheet

(2-page pdf) 

.DOCX Version

Summary of the course in a quick, 2-page format, perfect for a quick review on the go!

Three Follow Up Skills

(1-page  .docx) 

Printable worksheet for leaders to fill out based on Initiative, Courage, and Persistence. 


Welcoming Students through Instagram

(Ministry Library page) 

In this article, we will introduce you to two key roles needed for Instagram outreach and give you a simple steps to make a game plan for your outreach.

Best Practices for Follow Up

(Ministry Library page) 

Learn four basic components of follow up. God loves to use good follow up to change people’s lives, both face-to-face and online. They may not say yes immediately, but people like to be invited to connect and be seen.  

Training Modules for Follow Up

(7-page .doc) 

Use these examples of Discipleship Cycles with The Five Thresholds. They highlight key details about how someone comes to faith in Christ, the beginning of every disciple’s journey.