Commit to Meeting Weekly (Commitment and Small Groups Series #10)

I’m on a personal mission to communicate the vitality of Commitment in Small Groups. Commitment is the key to authentic community, real discipleship, the bearing of lasting fruit, carrying out Christ’s mission, and multiplication. One of the places I see this lack of commitment most obviously inflicting small groups is in the frequency of group meetings. … Continue reading “Commit to Meeting Weekly (Commitment and Small Groups Series #10)”

Committed to WHAT? 3 Commitments of a Healthy, Life-Changing Small Group (Commitment and Small Groups Series #5)

If you could ask Jesus’ original disciples to describe discipleship, they would talk about someone who was totally committed to a particular rabbi. Usually, disciples literally lived with their rabbi and followed him everywhere he went. Communal living was absolutely necessary for living as a true disciple. Teaching happened more by example than by words … Continue reading “Committed to WHAT? 3 Commitments of a Healthy, Life-Changing Small Group (Commitment and Small Groups Series #5)”

5 Surefire Ways to Screw Up a Small Group (Commitment and Small Groups Series #4)

1. Make your group all about you. When you first looked for a small group, you may have done so in the same way you shopped for a new car or a new refrigerator. You looked for features you wanted, features like the right people, the right location, the right day or time, and the … Continue reading “5 Surefire Ways to Screw Up a Small Group (Commitment and Small Groups Series #4)”