Open Groups

Open Groups

Small group. Community group. Discipleship group. Village group. Cell group. On and on I could go. No matter what you call it, the idea of people meeting together on a consistent basis for the purpose of growing in faith and community is nothing new. People want to have like-minded people with whom they can walk through life, navigating the hard times and celebrating the good ones. Students are no different—they have a natural desire to be included and encouraged by their peers. No one argues... Read More
Why Experience

Why Experience

Experience. Seems like a simple word. One with which we are intuitively familiar. But when was the last time you actually looked at the definition? Experience is “practical contact; it’s something acquired; it leaves an impression.” Why is it then that the idea of “experiencing faith” has become a side note instead of an emphasis? For XP3, experience is not a secondary thought; it’s a priority. Each series includes an XP component. The XP is designed to help your students move past the... Read More
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