Episode 21: The Nuts and Bolts of Small Groups

Learn how to structure your small groups and ensure that mission isn’t relegated to an afterthought.

In Episode 21 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we discuss small groups, mission, and the marks of a biblical church. Here is Thaddeus Williams’ question,

What are the best ways to structure small groups in a church plant and in established churches?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How small groups can be used in church planting
  • The marks of a biblical church
  • How to integrate mission into the life of your small groups

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “Small group leaders are lay pastors.” 
  • “Structure in such a way that they meet regularly.”
  • “Small groups aren’t holding tanks from our worship services, but mission outposts of the gospel.”
  • “Think about scalability when creating your small group structure.”
  • “Are you a group of missionaries or a group with a mission?”
  • “Make sure your specialized groups don’t take the place of your small group structure.”

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