How Do I Form a Discipleship Group? # 2

How Do I Form a Discipleship Group? # 2

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At Brainerd Baptist Church, the church I pastor, we implemented a 3-fold strategy for exponential growth:

  • Large Group Gathering on Sunday
  • Small Group/Sunday School gathering
  • Discipleship Groups of 3 to 5 called D-Groups (For more information on Group Size check out Discipleship U)

Life transformation happens in an intimate, accountable relationships.

As our Church grows larger, we must continually go smaller.

Sunday school/Small Groups are the fishing ponds for potential D-Group participants.

I learned through my first D-group that diversity is beneficial.

Who do You know that would be interested in meeting for 12 to 18 months to study the bible, memorize scripture, pray, and hold others accountable?

What names comes to mind now? 

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Robby Gallaty is the Senior Pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN. He was radically saved out of a life of drug addiction on November 12, 2002. In 2008, he began Replicate Ministries to equip and train men and women to be disciples who make disciples. He is also the author of Growing Up: How to Be a Disciple Who Makes Disciples (2013), Firmly Planted: How to Cultivate a Faith Rooted in Christ (2015), Rediscovering Discipleship: Making Jesus’ Final Words Our First Work (2015), Foundations: A 260-Day Bible Reading Plan for Busy Believers (2015) The Forgotten Jesus: How Western Christians Should Follow an Eastern Rabbi (2017), and Bearing Fruit: What Happens When God’s People Grow (2017).