Why do small groups?

Are you in a church or CU small group? Do you lead one? If so, have you ever asked: What is the point of a small group? Is it just to do a Bible study?

In a series of blog posts published over the last week Marcus Honeysett has been sharing some provocative thoughts and questions on the purpose of small groups and the role of small group leaders. In the series, called Small Group Barnabasses, he challenges the assumption that a small group = an inductive Bible study and suggests instead that the vision of a small group should be the growth and encouragement of its members.

Read the posts: part 1, part 2, part 3 & part 4.


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