Biblical Foundations for Small Group Ministry: An Integrational Approach

by Gareth Weldon Icenogle

Paperback, 1994

Status

Available

Call number

253.7

Collection

Publication

IVP Connect (1994), Edition: First Printing, 396 pages

Description

Small groups have had a major influence on the growth of the church in recent years. They are an important place for ministry, community and discipleship. Yet all too often small group programming has taken place apart from consideration of its biblical underpinnings.Gareth Icenogle thoroughly examines both Old and New Testaments for the basis of small group ministry. He considers the texts in new ways, providing heightened understanding of their implications for ministry in the context of small groups. Then he turns to the early church to study tradition and practice. In addition, he brings an integration of theological, sociological and educational principles to the biblical text.All through the book, practical applications of these principles offer guidance for setting up and running a biblically based small group ministry program. Those who are working or who hope to work with small groups will find this one-of-a-kind book invaluable.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

396 p.; 6.08 inches

ISBN

0830817719 / 9780830817719
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