9 REASONS WHY WE NEED TO BE PART OF A COMMUNITY GROUP

1. COMMUNITY GROUPS FOCUS ON PEOPLE

(Eph. 2:19-22; 1 Peter. 2:5)
Everything in life revolves around relationships. The most important relationship is a personal relationship with our heavenly Father through His Son Jesus Christ - a vertical relationship. Horizontal relationships bring balance in this life. And the best horizontal relationships are covenant commitments to live with others, to become connected with others in a basic Christian community. That can happen primarily at a Community Group. It's hard to form "relationships" and come into "community" when people sit in rows looking at the back of each other's heads on Sunday mornings. On a Sunday we attend, and at community group we belong.

Community groups should be a place of warm interaction where people are free to share their thoughts, problems and successes with those who want to listen.

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