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Grab, Gather, Grow: Streaming Video

Multiply Community Groups in Your Church
$9.99

A fresh strategy for developing community groups for your whole church and beyond.

Jim and Jen Cowart, authors of Start This, Stop That, offer a fresh strategy for developing community groups for your whole church and beyond. Harvest Church (www.harvestchurch4u.org), a young United Methodist congregation twenty miles southwest of Macon, met for seven years (on Sundays) on the move in a rented theatre. They learned about adaptive systems, digital tools, and flexible overhead. Since building a multipurpose facility on 43 acres near Warner Robins, Georgia in 2007, Harvest Church applied what they learned about mobility and sustained rapid growth to 2700 in worship attendance, with seven weekend services. They dispensed with a typical education wing (at significant cost savings) and classrooms in favor of four multipurpose rooms. They adapted a community groups strategy, which meets primarily in homes. Over a year they have expanded from 72 community groups to over 300 community groups.

In this thirty minute video, Jen and Jim offer a five-part method for transforming a congregation through launching community groups.  Community groups become a multiplication strategy because they nurture an urgent expectation outside the congregation to share the good news with persons not yet professing faith, while creating a well defined path for growth in discipleship.  The training video will include the following themes:

  • Group Explosion – New Strategy for 100% plus group participation
  • Overcoming Obstacles – Structuring for Maximum Growth vs. Control – Crowd to Core Group Growth
  • The Power of the Pulpit – This system is driven from the stage
  • Living the 5 through Group Life – How the CG lives into Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, Evangelism, and Worship
  • Creating Infrastructure for Facilitators

G3 System (13:21 minutes)

12 Practical Tips (15:49 minutes)

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781501825071
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781501825071
    • Publication Date: 09/20/2016
    • Format: Streaming Video
    • Author: Jim Cowart
    • Author: Jennifer Cowart
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