Resources on Teaching

Printable Resources

Ransom Bible Study Method

A simple 6-step process for studying Scripture

Recommended Reading
Read the Bible for a Change: Understanding and Responding to God's Word
Ray Lubeck
A Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness
John Piper

Resources on Fellowship

Printable Resources

Crafting Your Testimony

How to write and share the story of what Christ has done for you

Spiritual Gifts Survey

God has gifted every believer with an expression of his Holy Spirit to support his vision and mission of the church.

Using Your Gifts in Your Group

Believers grow as disciples when they use their spiritual gifts to serve one another in the Church.

Spiritual Gifts Groups Guide

Guide for teaching on Spiritual Gifts, leading through the Spiritual Gifts Survey, and Using Your Gifts In Your Group

Recommended Reading
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love
Edward T. Welch

Resources on Breaking of Bread

Printable Resources

Breaking of Bread FAQ/Ideas

FAQ and ideas for sharing a weekly meal

Recommended Reading
The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World
Rosaria Butterfield

Resources on Prayer

Printable Resources

All the Prayers of the Bible

Listed with titles to help you pray scripture

The Lord's Prayer

Jesus taught us to pray and invites us to pray with him

A.C.T.S. Model

A simple acronym for prayer

Pre-Written Prayer

Why use them and how to start

Recommended Reading
Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
Timothy Keller
The Valley of Vision : A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions
Arthur G. Bennett

Resources for Leaders

Register Your Life Group

Form for new groups or for updating existing group information

Re-Entry Strategy

What we are doing post COVID-19 shutdown

Navigating Different COVID Convictions

How to love others who approach COVID-19 differently than you do

Ideas for Online Connection and Community

Stay connected while physically apart

Guidelines for Meeting Safely

Health and safety is one way to care for your group

Group Assimilation Tutorials

Download and set up LEAD app, add a member to your group, and take attendance

Series Handouts

Matthew 13-14

Jesus' Kingdom and Kingship Coming into Clearer Focus

Matthew 10-11

Different Responses to Jesus

Matthew 8-9

The Kingdom for All of Life

Matthew 5-7

The Sermon on the Mount

Matthew 1-4

Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew

Daniel

Thriving in Exile

Habakkuk

God is Great and Good

Gather Night Teaching Handouts

How We Grow

Moving from consumption to contribution (Fall 2020)

Navigating Relationships

Navigating relationships with wise, foolish, and evil people (Summer 2019)

Spiritually Healthy Leadership

A holistic look at how leaders can remain spiritually healthy (Fall 2019)