SERMON-BASED SMALL GROUP INFORMATION

  • Why sermon-based small groups?
    • Fulfill Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20)
    • Follow Pattern of Early Church (Acts 2:46)
    • Demonstrate Love in the Body (John 13:35)
    • Multiply the Church (Acts 2:47)
  • Who will be in a sermon-based small group?
    • Members of Fellowship (I Corinthians 12:27)
    • Attendees of Fellowship (I Corinthians 12:12-13)
    • Curious Seekers (Isaiah 55:6)
    • Friends of Those in the Group (Proverbs 18:24)
  • What is the role of a sermon-based small group leader?
    • Build a Group & Inform Pastor Greg (Colossians 3:23)
    • Establish Weekly Meeting Time & Place (Galatians 6:2)
    • Communicate w/Group+Lead Discussion (Malachi 3:16)
    • Report Weekly Meetings (Psalm 68:11)
  • Where and When will sermon-based small groups meet?
    • Anyplace (Psalm 24:1)
    • Any time (Ephesians 5:16)
    • Sunday Evenings @ Fellowship (childcare - Mt 19:14)
    • Homes, Parks, Restaurants, etc. (Matthew 5:16)
  • How will sermon-based small groups continue?
    • Effectiveness of Leaders (I Timothy 4:12)
    • Encouragement from Pastor & Coach (ICor 11:1)
    • Equipping Co-Leader + Multiplying (II Timothy 2:2)
    • 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