A Community of Missionary Disciples

i.d.9:16 exists to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ.

Read More

Our Story

In October of 2011, Peter and Debbie Herbeck of Renewal Ministries organized a retreat with a small group of young adults from Ann Arbor, Michigan to discern God’s will regarding Catholic young adult ministry. It was a weekend of communion, worship, discussion, and listening to the Lord, and we all came away with a sense that God was asking us to help respond to the ‘crisis of discipleship’ among our peers of the millennial generation. We began to meet together monthly with other young adults to receive more formation and grow together as disciples.

Read More


Our Mission

i.d.9:16 exists to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ.

Read More

gracie id

The Four Pillars

“Communion and mission are profoundly connected with each other, they interpenetrate and mutually imply each other, to the point that communion represents both the source and the fruit of mission: communion gives rise to mission and mission is accomplished in communion. It is always the one and the same Spirit who calls together and unifies the Church and sends her to preach the Gospel “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8) – Christifideles Laici 32

Read More


i.d.9:16 Blog

Making Our Lives HazardousThe Unexpected Wisdom of Jim CarreyAll The Light We Cannot SeePostscript: Forget About ‘Being A Saint’Forget About ‘Being A Saint’The DividerNo Room at the InnA Song For Which There Are No WordsOne Beggar Telling Another BeggarHope – Eyes On The PrizeWhat Discipleship Can Do For DatingWhat Is A Feast?A Fruitful SilenceLove and Sin: Don’t Try To ‘Fit In’CatastropheFollowing God Up The SummitMercy = You Are Not ‘Okay’Words God Never SaysSt. Therese, Patron Saint for MillennialsDiscipleship 101


Disciples’ Night

Thursday March 3, 2016

Tune in to our UStream channel at 7:40 PM EST on id916.com/live to watch our monthly Disciples’ Night.

This month we have Ralph Martin as our guest speaker, live from Domino’s Farms in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Watch it LIVE id916.com/LIVE