No matter if your group is small or large, finding appropriate study material can be a challenge. Here are some ideas for you to consider and use:
Becoming a Missional Church (pdf 322Kb)
How to help your church look upward, inward, and outward. - by Chad Hall
Rediscovering an Old Calling
How families and churches are relearning the meaning of mission. - by Eric Reed
Renewing the Church’s Mission
How one church moved toward missional values, and how it changed along the way. - by Charles Roesel more...
Creating Community (pdf 171Kb)
Bible Study: The Power of Like-Mindedness
Interview: None of Us Are Sinners Emeritus
Assessments: 10 Rules for Respect
Willing to Be Honest
What’s Your Encouragement Style? more...
Ministry to Men (pdf 138Kb)
What it Takes to Reach Men - by Stu Weber
Big and Strong Men’s Groups - by Lyle Schaller
Roll Up Your Sleeves - by Stephen A. Bly more...
Ministry to Women (pdf 127Kb)
Welcoming Women to Church - by Linda Riley
Different Women, Different Groups - by Denise Farrar and Judie Amen
Why Women Resist Community - by Nancy Barton more...
Why We Don't Evangelise and What To Do About It (pdf 44Kb)
We sing about having the words of eternal life and wonder how we ever “keep them in”, but keep them in we do. Many of us would claim to be less evangelistic, to have the gospel on our lips less often, to miss more golden opportunities for witness, than we would like. What is stopping us? more...
Witnessing to Neighbours (pdf 69Kb)
Being a good neighbor is a natural and effective way to share your faith
Most people, when they move, picture the ideal neighborhood: friendly couples, with well-behaved children, who drop by (always at the perfect time) with a plate of cookies—or perhaps to mow your lawn.
What we get, too often, falls far short of residential utopia: streets and subdivisions full of busy people who barely have enough time and energy to tend to their own lives, let alone take an active interest in their neighbors. more...