Groups Resources

A growing library of resources to help you make disciples

Resources on Teaching

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Ransom Bible Study Method

A simple 6-step process for studying Scripture

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The Gospel

The "good news" of Jesus Christ and how to respond

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Word Study - Gospel

Defining what Jesus and the apostles meant when they used the word "gospel."

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

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Crafting Your Testimony

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

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Spiritual Gifts Survey

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

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Using Your Gifts in Your Group

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

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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

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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

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All the Prayers of the Bible

Listed with titles to help you pray Scripture

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The Lord's Prayer

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

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A.C.T.S. Model

A simple acronym for prayer

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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

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Register Your Group

Form for new groups or for updating existing group information

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Group Assimilation Tutorials

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

Series Handouts

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Matthew 15-17

Jesus Starts to Set His Face Toward Jerusalem

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Matthew 13-14

Jesus' Kingdom and Kingship Coming into Clearer Focus

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Matthew 10-11

Different Responses to Jesus

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Matthew 8-9

The Kingdom for All of Life

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Matthew 5-7

The Sermon on the Mount

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Matthew 1-4

Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew

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Daniel

Thriving in Exile

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Habakkuk

God is Great and Good

Gather Night Teaching Handouts

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Creating a Culture of Evangelism

10 things people need for effective evangelism (Spring 2021)

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How We Grow

Moving from consumption to contribution (Fall 2020)

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Navigating Relationships

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

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Spiritually Healthy Leadership

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