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Scripture References in this Resource
1 Corinthians 12:7; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 1 John 4:19; 1 Peter 2:9-10; 1 Peter 4:10; 1 Peter 5:6-7; Acts 12:12; Acts 2:42; Acts 28:30-31; Ephesians 4:3-7; 16; Galatians 6:2; 10; Genesis 1:26-28; Hebrews 10:23-25; John 10:10; John 11:34b; Luke 4:18-19; Matthew 18:20; Matthew 5:13-16; Romans 12:15-16a; Romans 4:15; Romans 5:12
A MODEL FOR SMALL GROUP DEVELOPMENT AND ENRICHMENT ATST. LUKE'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WISCONSINBY TIMOTHY E. WENGER
The project was begun with the assumption that a greater use of small group ministry could strengthen the congregation as a whole and provide better opportunities for individuals to experience spiritual growth and a deeper sense of fellowship within the church. The approach to this project included research into the theological foundation of small groups and research into the utilization of small groups in society. The observance and appraisal of current small group ministry at St. Luke’s and the enrichment and development of other small groups supported the assumption of the project. A model with three styles is included in the final chapter.
Wenger, Timothy, "A Model for Small Group Development and Enrichment at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin" (1997). Doctor of Ministry Major Applied Project. 95.
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