Learning Objectives

We all long for community where relationships aren’t transactional but transformational. That kind of community is possible, and it’s our goal to equip and support you as you establish that kind of space on your own campus!

  • Understand what the Christian community is and its value

  • Gain a clearer sense of big-picture themes for a healthy community

  • Recognize how to improve existing community rhythms

Play Your Way

Engage with the material in your context!

  • ~45 minutes (self-paced)

    Though we anticipate this course to take around 45 minutes to complete, please feel free to do it at your own pace. All your progress will be saved so you can hop back on and resume where you left off!

  • Course Quicksheet (pdf)

    This is a quick summary of the material that you can use as a preview of the course or as a refresher once you've taken it!

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: A Vision for Small Group Community

    • The Faces of Community

    • Introduction

    • Before we begin . . .

  • 2

    Chapter 2: From Strangers to Family

    • Lesson 1: It Really Can Happen

    • Lesson 2: The Art of Friendship

    • Lesson 3: Intimacy & Mission

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Community in the Life Cycle of a Small Group

    • Lesson 1: The Beginning

    • Lesson 2: The Middle

    • Lesson 3: The End

    • Lesson 4: Common Small Group Pitfalls

    • Lesson 5: Diagnosis & Next Steps

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Conclusion

    • Closing Remarks

    • Before you go . . .