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Discussion: small group ground rules

Small-Group Ground Rules example: THIS IS A SAFE GROUP We will do our part to create an environment where everyone can be real, open & honest with their struggles and victories. CONFIDENTIALITY IS KEY What is said in the group stays in the group? NO CROSSTALK...

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Small groups with purpose

Small Groups with Purpose outlines the step-by-step process of creating a successful small group ministry. Because it is built upon principles and not methods, this plan can be implemented in any size church. Each chapter of the accompanying books ends with a list of...

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Biblical basis of small groups

Lifetogether produces Pastor Rick Warren teaching the biblical basis of small group ministries from the book of Acts and encourages us to minister like the Church that was in Jerusalem.

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When God says No

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan here’s no such thing as an unanswered prayer. God answers every prayer with “Yes,” “Wait,” or “No.” The last response is always the most difficult one...

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How to pray for healing and restoration

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan Does God heal people today? Of course, he does! God uses different ways to heal different kinds of pain: financial, physical, mental, emotional,...

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Praying in five dimensions

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan Do you ever feel like your memory is slipping or that you have a hard time remembering things? In this message, Pastor Rick Warren teaches us the...

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The purpose, practice and power of prayer

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan Have you ever played a sport that required daily practice just to be part of the team? Maybe you’ve taken up a foreign language or a musical instrument...

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Prayer that works

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan Have you ever invested hours, or even days on a project that never panned out? Maybe you even threw in the towel on a failed repair job despite changing...

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Who do you think you are talking to

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan Have you ever experienced a stressful or difficult time that left you questioning the presence of God? Sometimes it takes days, months, or even years...

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A beginner’s guide to prayer

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan From Cinderella to Aladdin, these fairytale stories are based on characters whose lives are changed with the granting of a wish. When it comes to...

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Do you really want to grow up?

1. Read the PDF note first for the overview 2. Watch the video with the note 3. Talk it over 4. Message Action Plan “As children, we’re often excited to grow up and experience the freedom that comes with getting to be “a big person.” As we reach adulthood, we...

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