"For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God." — 2 Cor. 4:15

Resources for Grace Group Shepherds

Equipping Sessions

Information coming soon!

Grace La Mirada  (at 11:15am in the youth room)
January 15
March 19
May 21

Grace Fullerton (at 11am)
February 19
April 30

Grace Group Meetings

How to Lead a Sermon Based Discussion

How to Come Alongside Crisis – Jeffrey R Funk (Healthcare Chaplains Ministry Association)

April 23: Genesis 10:1-11:9; Morning Lord’s Supper
April 30: Reflection Service: In the Beginning

May 7: Summer is for Salvation: Eternity Hangs in the Balance
May 14: Summer is for Salvation: Only God Can Raise the Dead
May 21: Summer is for Salvation: Faith Comes by Hearing; Morning Lord’s Supper

Shepherding Tools

The Christian Counseling and Education Foundation
A one stop resource for insight and direction on a variety of life-situations: CCEF Videos

Eight Habits of Effective Small Group Leaders

Practical steps for nurturing small group life.

How People Change

The importance of changing the heart in order to change behavior.

Instruments in the Redeemers Hands

How Christian ministry is for all Christians, not just paid clergy.

Listen Up!

A practical guide for listening to sermons

On Being a Pastor

Life guidance for those in ministry

One to One Bible Reading

Engage in evangelism and discipleship by reading the Bible with another person.

Right Side Up

What it means to follow Jesus. Especially helpful for seekers and new Christians.

The Baxter Model

A method of shepherding those in your care developed by Puritan Richard Baxter.

Trellis and the Vine

A ministry mindset that focuses on a culture of persons before programs.

The Vine Project

Thoughtful resources for fostering the culture outlined in, The Trellis and the Vine

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