The Gospel Centered Community Participant s Guide None
Central to the nature of God is His triune nature That is, He is three in one He is a triunity This communicates community within the trinity It is out of this community in the trinity that forms the foundation for man s communion with both God and man This is what lies behind the idea of gospel centered communities We form community as God is community and we form this community around the gospel God has revealed to us.Being gospel centered is the rage today And this is a good thing There are t [...]
The church which I pastor has been on a long run of experiencing God s grace and goodness in their love for one another I have never, in over 16 years as their pastor, seen a group of people who want to love one another and care for one another like we do Yet You knew there was going to be a yet or a Yes, but I know we can do better, do and grow deeper, as well as see that broaden our outreach and contact with unbelievers But how Along comes New Growth Press, asking me to review a study guide i [...]
This series of books is intentionally very entry level as far as explaining the Gospel goes , but that does not mean that it is fluff or unbiblical The theology is very solid The books are intended for group discussion I would recommend group leaders not be too tied to the lesson plan get your nose out of the book and don t read the plan out loud to people while you are leading them prepare beforehand and just use the lesson plan as a basic guide for the discussion feel freedom to skip questions [...]
A practical, easy to read book that summarizes what it means to be a gospel centered community Looking forward to spending so time with the leader s guide next.
Lots of Christianese, but definitely a good convicting read for a community group to tackle together We took nine weeks to go through the nine chapters, which were very readable and sparked good discussion.