Yesterday I re-posted a 5 year old article I wrote in conjunction with a blog series I did with my former small groups pastor, Frank Chiapperino. Here was Frank’s outstanding response to what I wrote. Tomorrow I will post on what’s happened at CCV in the last 5 years since this conversation.
by Frank Chiapperino, Guest Blogger
I have been working with Brian at CCV for quite some time now, and it is a pleasure to work with someone that is so driven to reach the lost and make disciples. As our small groups champion I have seen both of these things happen in group life at our church. I am excited to interact with all of you on the topic and I hope we learn from each other.
Here’s My Take:
Brian, every ministry model has it’s weaknesses. Small groups are no different. They have their weaknesses and I wont pretend to hide behind them, but there are some benefits to small groups that cannot be ignored: [Read more...]