Jesus thus commissioned his disciples to take the good news of all that he had done throughout the world. This mission was undertaken by the early church and its nature is recorded in Acts.
To start the series it will be a good idea to define what we mean by the term ‘home group’.
The first time I was involved with this type of group was at university. There was a Christian Union meeting in my Halls of Residence. Every week we would gather as a whole body for an hour or so corporate worship before breaking up into small groups to study the Bible and pray. We met in the group leader’s room, so the term home group wasn’t really appropriate, but it still contained many of the elements that we will look at over this series.
Home groups, house groups, small groups, cell groups, clusters. They are known by a variety of names, but most churches have them and they can be a tremedous help for Christians wanting to study the Bible together and build community. Leading a home group can seem like a daunting task, but it need not be. […]