Paul taught the Corinthians that some plant the seeds, others water them, but God makes them grow (1 Corinthians 3:6). faithGROUP leaders have the privilege of creating environments in which seeds of faith are planted and watered in the lives of those they lead, while trusting God with the growth. Our leaders play a pivotal role in helping us achieve our mission to influence people for Christ because Eternity is at Stake! faithGROUP leaders are responsible for providing their groups with vision, direction, and support. Leaders will work hard to create an environment where people are able to develop and grow in their relationship with Jesus.
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Three Areas of Focus
Leaders will be successful when they focus on these three Core Relationships:
1) Building a vital relationship with Christ
2) Finding community with Christ-followers
3) Living a life that influences others for Christ
Qualifications of Leaders
•Have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
•Recognize the Bible as the authority for their lives.
•Have small group experience (preferably).
•Be an active person in the church.
•Have the time, emotional capacity, and moral discernment to lead a group.
•Approval from Pastoral Review.
Expectations of Leaders
•Lead the group by facilitating the meeting, monitoring its health and duration, and promoting participation among group members.
•Commit to engage in leadership development opportunities provided by the church quarterly.
•Identify and develop a qualified apprentice.
•Maintain commitment to the group for the full duration of the 8-10 weeks.
•Attend a weekend service regularly.