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
Luke 20:1-8 • May 19, 2019 • Pastor Greg
In the final week of Jesus' life the religious leaders try to challenge Him about where He gets His authority. During their interrogation of our Lord He turns the table on them and asks them a question which terribly stumps them. We can learn a lot from these eight verses.