If you want to have a great small group, there are a few ground rules that you need to follow. These will help you to treat each other with love and respect, and above all, to build trust in your group.
We cannot truly and fully live out the commands of the New Testament without developing Christian community. Christian community is not just about being “trendy” or being “on the cutting edge.” It’s about living out the NT’s vision of God’s people.
Follow-up conversations outside of group meetings allow you to get specific with people’s needs. They are also a great opportunity to help others learn to lead – so don’t do all the follow-up yourself.
As a teenager, you have a lot of authority figures in your life, some good, maybe some not so good. In this lesson, we talk about how God deserves our respect, and if we want to respect him, we need to respect other authority figures as well.