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How Do You Define Small Groups?
My goal in sharing this video with you is to get you thinking! I want you to think about how you define small groups. Do you know? Is there answer on the tip of your tongue? Or are you not sure? Do you only have a “general” idea? Does your church and leadership only have a “general” idea about what small groups are?
My goal is NOT to appear to “know it all” or have the monopoly on defining small groups because I don’t on either point. I want to encourage you to have clarity on what a small group is to you. If your leaders are crystal clear on what a small group is, your ministry will generate more momentum.
What do you think?
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About the author
Andrew Mason is the Small Groups Pastor of Real Life Church, a family of churches in the Nor. CA region. He oversees Small Groups and Assimilation. He is Founder of SmallGroupChurches.com, an online community of leaders dedicated to growing churches one small group at a time. Andrew resides in Sacramento, CA with his wife Camille and their son.
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