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In your thread, from Spiritual Formation Is (chapters 18-22), you will discuss and examine the importance of small groups and growth groups to the overall health of the church/ministry context.Particular attention should be given to discuss the growth group model and how it relates to developing healthy disciples.Your replies will focus on the 3 prevalent models of small group structures and assessmentsmade regarding your church ministry model.Task: Respond to Two Student Discussion Replies with a minimum of 100 wordsSmall GroupsEarly stated, “The objective of disciple making is to cooperate with God in creating more disciple makers. The purpose is multiplication. All of the energy, sacrifice, prayer, and accountability involved in developing a disciple is done for the purpose of multiplying disciples who multiply disciples.” (Earley, Dave & Dempsey, Rod, 165) Small groups in churches are incredibly efficient means of replicating the model and growing the church. Small groups are important for the spiritual development of both people and groups while establishing a healthy church. Early stated, “One of the main things Jesus did was invite a handful of men to gather together with him in an intense, ministry-focused, close-knit community.” (Earley, 158) Groups grow deeper and work more effectively than people. The

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The Bible, christian church, Abelian group, Dempsey, Paul of Tarsus, Earley, importance of small groups

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