You rely on the Groups Ministry blog to find the content you need. Tips for group leaders. Resource recommendations to equip your discipleship. New ideas for your ministry. Already having been a content source for five years, the blog is continuing to provide fresh insight each week.
What have been some of the most helpful articles over the years? These top five most viewed posts have impacted many and can serve you today.
Go. It’s the last command Jesus gave us in Matthew 28:18-20. We call it the Great Commission. We also call it evangelism. Whatever we choose to call it, Jesus instructed us to do it. At its core, the Great Commission, evangelism, is sharing the good news of salvation, forgiveness, and grace. Without those things, we would all be lost without hope, without a savior, and would have to endure the consequences of sin—death.
Welcome to Free Bible Teaching from Lifeway Groups Ministry. Here you’ll find audio teaching from some of our most popular authors and Bible studies. Just click and listen to find teaching to help you grow closer to Jesus. Or you can use these sessions to help your busy Bible study group prepare by listening to the teaching before you gather. For each study, there is a Bible Study Book that can be purchased to help you or your group have a deeper discipleship experience and get more out of this free teaching content. You can also find these episodes on our Apple Podcast page for Free Bible Teaching.
Most resolutions fail by February. Just about everyone is going to make some promise to themselves to do something in the New Year: lose a few pounds, break a bad habit, cut down on social media… There’s nothing wrong with setting goals. But this year, resolve to do something with a higher purpose. Something that has eternal weight and significance. Something your entire small group can get behind. Here are the Lifeway Groups Ministry’s recommendations for the top 5 Bible studies for your small group to do in the new year.
Over the past years, church leaders have given various names to their Sunday morning Bible study ministry. Sunday School has been the universal name churches have used for decades. That name originated from a school for children that used the Bible as its textbook. That school met on Sunday; thus the name.
Every Bible study class or group wants to have great fellowships. Fellowships help build and strengthen relationships, and create a fun atmosphere conducive to inviting guests. Here are 10 ways to provide a quality, fun-filled event.