Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
What do you think is the best way to intentionally help people grow spiritually in a small group? Does it include curriculum/studies? Go straight from the Bible? Mentoring? Encouragement?…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Ludwig Sep 8, 2015.
Posted on February 23, 2012 at 1:01pm
A small group, at its core, is Christ’s body in action. Stop and think about this for a moment. Your small group is the church. Not a subset of the church. Not a supportive program within the church. Not a tool to close the back door. Unfortunately, in today’s world, our mental image of “church” is usually something much bigger or more institutional than a single small group. We say, “I’m going to church,” meaning a building, a mass meeting, or possibly a structured program of some…Continue
Posted on February 21, 2012 at 9:23am
Posted on February 5, 2011 at 8:42pm — 9 Comments
Are you being a good steward of your small group (or church, ministry, family, business ...)?
I've written about this before in reference to how you are discipling and shepherding the group God has put under your care (1 Peter 5:2). That's vital to leading a healthy small group or anything else. But there's even more to it than that.
How are you using all the gifts and abilities and passions of the people entrusted to you?
Posted on February 1, 2011 at 4:33pm — 3 Comments