At our Shepherd's Forum on Sunday Pastor David shared several exciting celebrations that we want to make sure you hear about.
First, there's a new women's Triad meeting regularly to talk about what the Bible says and discuss the Discipleship Triad Starter Questions!
That is a big deal. These women are owning their spiritual growth and not depending on others to spoonfeed them. They're caring for each other in new ways and learning what it means to grow up in Jesus.
Would you take a moment to celebrate with me?
One of the Next Steps reported in our Small Group Leader's Meeting on Sunday was that 3 members of a small group were ready to form a Discipleship Triad!!!!!! Yes! Hallelujah!
No meeting is a guarantee of spiritual growth, but I'm excited these three people are TRYING something!
In our church we help people be moving from...
- a proclamation of God's Word and a call for response in the worship service
- TO a discussion of
I'm concerned about our Small Groups. Each Sunday we have a short reflection meeting with the SG leaders and I usually ask them at some point if anyone shared the Next Steps they'd be taking this week.
They wouldn't be sharing specifics, of course, but there's rarely much to report.
Small Groups are a time designed to help people commit to growth - but instead we're content with a friendly chat.
Small Groups are a way to connect with other people to begin and continue d