A Call to Small Togetherness
God designs human support to sustain his children's
faith and to lighten the burdens they bear in the
service of love.
Nine characteristics of fruitful small groups.
When you value someone because they value God, you are not denying that God is your only good; you are expressing it.
Small groups are essential to evangelism and nurture and leadership-building. You should consider leading one.
God has ordained that we be related to other believers in such a way that we can help each other fight the fight of faith successfully day in and day out until the end.
We can't sustain hope in God if we remain alone. We need each
other's cheering exhortations to stay afloat.
pleased with our doing good and our sharing because it demonstrates
the success and power of the sufferings of his Son.
The primary purpose of small groups is to help each other maintain the full assurance of
The New Testament gives no hint that worship services and classes are the sum total of
what church was supposed to be.
The promises of God are the
key to love and victory over sin. But we need people
in our lives to "encourage us day after day" with those promises.
Bethlehem Small-Group Leaders Meeting
Fellowship & Hospitality
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