Step 6: Launching a New Connect Group

Launching Process A. Every Connect Group leader needs to be committed to growing in strength and number. B. The next leader should only be selected and approached in consultation with the Hub Leader. C. Make sure it’s the right time to launch. (That means a leader has been prepared to start the new Connect Group) D. Make sure you have …

Step 5: Keys to Leading in Today’s Society

Leading the Way in Social Media It is our sincere belief that people should be able to express themselves. However, as volunteers in the church we should remember that we are salt and light and therefore we reflect not only the church but also, more importantly, we reflect Christ. If our online posts are argumentative, controversial, hateful, or otherwise offensive, …

Step 4: Teaching the Basics

Teach the following as a priority: 1. Journaling 2. Simple Prayer 3. Clean Heart 4. Baptism 5. Sexual Purity Keys to Teaching Journaling Demonstrate how to journal. The best way to teach people is to actually journal together walking them through it. You can use: a) The Bible – download a Bible app. b) The Blue Book study on Journaling. …

Step 3: Keys To Help People Grow

RESOURCES 1. Grow Course 2. Alpha Course 3. Freedom Course (See Website). 4. Connect Groups 5. Dream Team 6. Leadership Training Track Two Moments Before they become believers After they become believers Before They Become Believers Introduce new people to: Yourself – Meet and warmly greet people. Connect Group – (Bible or Community Connect Groups). Connect Group members (work as …

Step 2: The Character of a Connect Group Leader

1. Be a shepherd! Desire the role, not for personal gain, but because you desire to serve God and people. 2. Be a friend not a boss. Serve people joyfully. 3. Be committed to being a good example. That means, love and represent the House of God (the Church) with Godly values of love, forgiveness and faith. Model a consistent …

Step 1: How to Run an Inspiring Connect Group

RESOURCES 1. Blue Book 2. Recommended Materials (see website). 3. Message notes (access online) Before Connect Group Pray Pray over your Connect Group members. Ask God to speak to you about what to teach. Get a main thought from God. Pick the study and read through the Bible verses. Highlight your questions. Pray over your study material. Pick a Study …