Discipleship Pages
Discipleship Pages are useful guides designed to inform and equip you with a deeper knowledge of the Christian faith. Parents, as the primary disciple-maker to your children, we encourage you to use these pages as a teaching tool. Download a PDF of each page below, and check back often as more pages are added!
40-Day Bible Reading Plan
If you’re new to the Bible and are looking for suggestions on where to start, this forty-day reading program will help you gain an overall understanding of what the Bible is all about. It will introduce you to some of the most important passages of the Bible and it will help you see the big picture of what God has done. Download a PDF of the reading plan by clicking the link below. 
Bayside Prayer Network
Join with fellow believers in prayer through the Bayside Prayer Network. Led by Selmer Peterson, this vital ministry meets for 30 minutes twice a week via telephone conference in addition to emailing a weekly prayer list. Prayer times are Sundays at 7:00am and Tuesdays at 9:30pm. If you would like to be a part of the prayer ministry by becoming a member of the Bayside Baptist Prayer Network, please email Selmer Peterson at selmer@thoughtsforward.com. Have a prayer request? Tell us how we can pray for you by completing this brief prayer form.
Psalms of the Day Prayer Plan
We all want to pray, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. One helpful approach is to pray through the Psalms. Using the following resource, pick a new psalm to pray through each and every day. Don’t feel pressure to pray through every psalm listed for each day; simply choose whichever one seems most relevant in the moment. Download a PDF of the prayer plan by clicking the link below.
Operation World
Operation World (OW), the definite global prayer handbook, has been used by more than a mission Christians to pray for the nations. Receive reminders to pray for the “country of the day,” research statistics on each country and read the in-depth prayer request and praise on reports given for each country of the world. Join the global prayer movement by visiting their website (http://www.operationworld.org) to sign up for emails or download the app on your smartphone.
The Bible Project 
The Bible Project is a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. Each video incorporates the Bible’s overarching themes, the particular book’s literary design, and the appropriate historical context. Explore the Bible’s unified story through videos, podcasts, and study guides found here: https://thebibleproject.com/explore/