Monthly Archives: August 2018

LIFE Groups on Mission: Rachel McRae Edition

[A great example of how an entire LIFE Group can be on mission through the efforts of sending one person off . . . not to mention everything else they do! What will our culture become when every LIFE Group is represented on non-local missions every year?]   By Rachel McRae, Growing Deeper LIFE Group Leader, Brentwood Campus As a LIFE Group, we annually participate in Engage, Reboot, Cul2vate, and Operation Christmas Child. We also participate in other opportunities and … Continue reading

3 Paths for Inviting People to Group

By Paul Wilkinson We always need to keep invitation and outreach in front of our members’ minds. The natural drift, and it’s not evil, is insular; that is to say, over time we will become comfortable with “our church people” and “our church friends” leading to complacency. But we are called to make disciples, not only of “our church friends,” but of lost and searching friends and others we don’t even know yet, who are yet to believe. With that … Continue reading

Rally Recap

By Paul Wilkinson We had a great leader rally last night: getting to know one another better, syncing up our mission to be disciples of Jesus making disciples with Jesus, and partying!! Here’s a quick recap: We want to help our group members believe and follow Jesus. How do you and your group pray for the lost and searching? How many people have come to faith in Christ in or through your group in the last few years? DREAM: Every … Continue reading