God is All About People and Relationships
His greatest desire is unhindered fellowship between mankind and Himself as well as unhindered fellowship between fellow human beings on this earth. In the midst of fellowship, intimacy is born, and in the midst of intimacy, life is born.
Although people in Old Testament times heard the word of God audibly preached, they needed to experience the word of God through sight and touch in order for them to truly understand the heart and mind of God. This is how Jesus bridged the gap and this is why Jesus was the pivotal point for the spiritual enlightenment of all mankind.
When individuals spent time interacting with Jesus, they were instantly and miraculously transformed for all eternity. What months and years of well-trained religious leaders fell short of accomplishing in these individuals’ lives, Jesus accomplished within minutes and even moments of spending time with them.
This is where the importance of small groups becomes apparent. There is something almost unexplainably powerful about a small group of people who love God and are all in unity together within the intimate context of a small group setting. By learning from one another - all the while fellowshipping, eating, and praying together in a casual and intimate atmosphere, windows of opportunities for deep personal healing, revelation, and growth become readily available.
God has called His people to shine and so by offering small groups as part of our ministry philosophy and portfolio, we are providing another avenue by which our members can blossom and become everything God has created them to be and do!
Making Disciples & Leading Small Groups is Russ' first eBook and is available now on Amazon. You can download the full eBook here:
Making Disciples & Leading Small Groups
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