Why is community so important to your spiritual life?Because you can’t grow spiritually unless you’re connected relationally. God designed you that way. He wants to use other people to grow you, and he wants to use you to grow other people.During this eight-week study—specifically designed for new small groups—you’ll explore how building deep relationships with the people in your group and serving the larger community around you will grow your faith. You’ll learn why your unique story matters to God and to the people you do life with.Community provides a great opportunity for you to grow in your relationship with God, because life is better connected.STUDY GUIDE CONTENTS- Weekly reading for each session- Discussion questions to interact with the video and as a small groupABOUT THIS STUDY GUIDE
This study guide is designed to be used with a companion DVD (sold separately). To use in a small group setting, you will need one DVD per group and one Study Guide per person.SESSION TITLES1. Show Up2. Pursue God3. Join In4. Be Real5. -- No Video --6. -- No Video --7. Be the Church8. Be Together**Sessions 4, 5, and 6 are reserved for small group participants to share their stories with the group.
PUTTING IT TO USE
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