REAL LIFE GROUPS

LEADERSHIP RESOURCES




CURRENT SERIES: SEPT. 13 - OCT. 18, 2020

THE JOURNEY


The Journey of following Jesus is a process that leads to spiritual maturity – to becoming like Jesus. This change of character, purpose, and priorities impacts every area of life. Every sphere of our lives will be impacted by the relationship with Jesus and the journey of following him, being changed by him and joining him in his mission. Ephesians shows us the five spheres involved: abiding in relationship with Jesus, church, home & family, world, and spiritual realm.

WEEKLY RESOURCES & VIDEOS

NEXT SERIES: NOV. 1-8, 2020

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DIGITAL RESOURCES

    

       
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FACEBOOK GROUP

Connect with fellow Life Group leaders and stay informed with scheduled (and unscheduled) content!

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK

    

       
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REAL LIFE ON YOUTUBE

Prefer YouTube over Facebook? We'll be posting videos on both sites, so pick the social media experience of your preference.

REAL LIFE GROUPS YOUTUBE CHANNEL


Real Life's main channel provides weekly sermons and more! Check it out and subscribe.

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES YOUTUBE CHANNEL

   

       
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ONLINE BIBLE RESOURCES

There are various resources for online Bibles, audio Bibles, and daily reading plans. We encourage you to take a look and let your groups know about them as well.

BIBLE GATEWAY


BIBLE HUB





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GROUP LEADERSHIP EVENTS


HOW TO LEAD A GREAT SMALL GROUP
(BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE)
Begins September 20
Sunday Mornings at 11:30AM in MOD A


This class is 6 weeks of interactive small group training designed to help you become a great leader! Topics covered include facilitation, disciple-making, assessing the growth of yourself and others, and more. *Content covered will be very similar to the Basic Training classes offered in the past.

INFO & REGISTRATION



PREVIOUS TRAINING HANDOUTS
Contact your Groups Pastor for further information if you missed a training.
WITH JIM / JANUARY 19TH, 2020: Click here for the handout. Click here to watch the video!
ZOOM / NOVEMBER 3RD, 2019: Click here for the handout.
GOLD MINER / MARCH 17TH, 2019: Click here for the handout.
COUPLE'S CAFE / JANUARY 13TH, 2019: Click here for the table questions.
CRAZY TOWN / OCTOBER 14TH, 2018: Click here for the handout.


LIFE GROUP COACHES RETREAT
JANUARY 22ND - 24TH, 2021



GROUP LEADER/APPRENTICE RESOURCES


    

       
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DOWNLOAD GUIDE


    

       
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DOWNLOAD HOW-TO





CURRICULUM

CURRENT CURRICULUM CATALOG: Click here for the 2019-2020 Catalog.
Includes brief overviews of recommended curriculum. If you would like to use a curriculum not in the catalog, please collaborate with your Groups Pastor.

RIGHTNOW MEDIA: Click here to start.
Follow the links to create a free account through your affiliation with Real Life Ministries. RightNow Media is a huge video library with everything from Bible studies to conferences and kids' shows. If you find a something you'd like use in your group that isn't in the curriculum catalog, and/or if you need help with streaming the video in an internet-free host home, please speak to your Groups Pastor.

CURRICULUM BY REAL LIFE
Some curriculum Real Life staff has written, so we're able to put it online. For physical copies of these or any other curriculums, please contact your Groups Pastor.
SERMON SERIES AS CURRICULUM: Click here for the latest notes and videos. You can find these on the Real Life App under Sermons, too!
KICK OFF: Click here for the PDF. This is a great choice for brand new groups and established groups re-launching after a break such as holidays or summer.
SHARE: Click here for the PDF. If your group is comprised of those who are not accustomed to sharing their faith, or who aren't sure how, take a look at this curriculum.
FIRST STEPS: Click here for the PDF. Useful for both very new Christians or those walking alongside them, contact your Groups Pastor if you'd like to purchase spiral-bound copies of this curriculum for $5 each (which covers printing costs).
FOLLOWING JESUS TOGETHER: Click here for the PDF. This is a storying-based curriculum that looks at the chronological growth of the disciples as they were taught by Jesus.
THE JOURNEY CHRISTMAS CURRICULUM: Click here for the PDF. While this paralleled our Christmas sermon series at its debut in 2017, it will continue to be relevant each Christmas season.

THE STORY FOR CHILDREN
This curriculum is great for Life Groups who have an adult or older child able to lead the children, ages about 3-11 years old. Contact your Groups Pastor if you'd like to purchase this for your group.
EACH CHAPTER INCLUDES: a video from RightNow Media; a short story from The Story for Children; separate activity sheets for preschool, early elementary, and late elementary; a separate memory verse for preschool and elementary children; and discussion questions.
KIT INCLUDES: a hardback copy of The Story for Children; supplies including pencils, scissors, and crayons; and activity sheets for all 31 chapters.
COST: $30 ($20 for binder/supplies, $10 for book)

OTHER RESOURCES

REAL-LIFE DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING MANUAL
JIM CASTS VISION FOR THIS RESOURCE: Click here to watch on Vimeo!
We want to equip every Real Life Groups Leader to the best of our ability. Contact your Groups Pastor for your free copy of the Real-Life Discipleship Training Manual!

JUST FOR FUN
SMALL GROUP GONE WRONG VIDEO: Click here to watch on Vimeo.