Interview with Kevin Scott…

A few months ago I posted a review of Kevin Scott’s absolutely fantastic book ReCreatable (review here). Kevin was kind enough to answer a few questions for us and I want to again encourage you to pick up his book! It’s excellent....

The “What” and “Why” of Small Groups (8 of 10)

An important part of koinonia is that of sharing. Sharing is integral to the Trinity and extremely important within the context of the church. Or, as Icenogle writes, Wherever the person of Jesus calls together two or more other persons, male or female, young or old,...

The “What” and “Why” of Small Groups (5 of 10)

I have become convinced that the most biblical (and effective) way to understand Christian discipleship is to view it as process-oriented. The Christian life is experienced in a way where we grow in our likeness of Christ by the work of the Spirit progressively, as we...

The “What” and “Why” of Small Groups (4 of 10)

Here’s another foundation for small group ministry: “Cut off from God, the human community can choose to receive or reject God’s gracious offering to restore divine-human community. In rejecting intimacy with God, the human community continues in a state...