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
I am a planter of simple churches who also pastors a conventional church. "How does that work?", you ask. Check out this quote from Steve Smith in the book T4T: A Discipleship Re-revolution: Giving groups the freedom, even the empowerment, to become new churches takes the limit off the budding movement. You could view yourself … Continue reading D-church Unshackled!
Two years into my stint as a children's minister for a medium-large church, I found myself in our prayer room crying out to God for answers and relief. My question to him: "Why is this so heavy?" His answer: "It's consumerism." Next I asked him, "How can we combat consumerism? It's everywhere." He replied, "It's the … Continue reading The Bottom Line
The gospel is a seed which takes root in the hearts of individuals and bears fruit through redeemed relationships. Having borne fruit it, must then spread into the soil of other hearts and so The Growth Wheel continues to turn. In this way, healthy disciples of Christ are produced and reproduced spreading the knowledge of God in the … Continue reading Organic Church Planter Training