Growth Groups

SERMON-BASED SMALL GROUP INFORMATION I. Why sermon-based small groups? A. Fulfill Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) B. Follow Pattern of Early Church (Acts 2:46) C. Demonstrate Love in the Body (John 13:35) D.Multiply the Church (Acts 2:47) II. Who will be in a sermon-based small group? A. Members of Fellowship (I Corinthians 12:27) B. Attenders of Fellowship (I Corinthians 12:12-13) C. Curious Seekers (Isaiah 55:6) D. Friends of Those in the Group (Proverbs 18:24) III. What is the role of a sermon-based small group leader? A. Build a Group & Inform Pastor Greg (Colossians 3:23) B. Establish Weekly Meeting Time & Place (Galatians 6:2) C. Communicate w/Group+Lead Discussion (Malachi 3:16) D. Report Weekly Meetings (Psalm 68:11) IV. Where and When will sermon-based small groups meet? A. Anyplace (Psalm 24:1) B. Any time (Ephesians 5:16) C. Sunday Evenings @ Fellowship (child care - Mt 19:14) D. Homes, Parks, Restaurants, etc. (Matthew 5:16) V. How will sermon-based small groups continue? A. Effectiveness of Leaders (I Timothy 4:12) B. Encouragement from Pastor & Coach Paige (ICor 11:1) C. Equipping Co-Leader + Multiplying (II Timothy 2:2) D. Energy of Holy Spirit (John 16:13) We will understand and better develop these after our initial step of faith. We will call them GROWTH GROUPS


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Luke 17:5-10