Growth Groups Questionnaire

Growth Groups Questionnaire This tool, based on Neil Cole's Life Transformation Groups, is designed to facilitate a one on one/one on two discipleship process.  As with LTG's, participants gather for one hour per week to ask and answer the accountability questions.  At the meeting they agree upon a passage of Scripture to read on their own … Continue reading Growth Groups Questionnaire

Churched to Death

Why do simple church? Because Jesus told us to make disciples. " But," someone might respond, "aren't sermons, Sunday School, VBS, mission trips, weekend seminars,small groups, and a myriad of other programs carried on by institutional churches just methods for making disciples?" From what I've observed after a couple of years of attempting to make reproducing disciples, not … Continue reading Churched to Death

Good ‘Bye!

Church leaders can spend a lot of time attempting to keep people from leaving their congregations. We actually talk about ways to "close the back door" to our churches. It occurred to me in the car today, though, that for a church on mission it’s always a good thing when people leave.  Either they leave … Continue reading Good ‘Bye!