Session 5, The Gospel and Leadership

Growth Projects – work on these until our next large group session. Session Handout

Head – Knowing the Gospel

Heart – Loving the Gospel

  • Read – Two articles:  “How Christ Changes Us by His Grace”  by Lane and Trip & “Idol Shattering” by Darrin Patrick.
  • Watch – The Gospel in 6 Minutes (John Piper) speaking on the gospel and how he applied the preaching the gospel to yourself method related to his cancer.
  • Meditate – List your idols and how gospel speaks to them, list specific verses that apply. Write out a few ideas on how you will speak the gospel to yourself this week/month. Use the session notes two tree diagram, formation time sheet, and articles to help you.

Hands – Living the Gospel

  • Read Scripture – Colossians 4:2-6; Matthew 9:36-38; Ephesians 6:18-21.
  • Write – your prayer for your friends based on these verses.

Optional Further Study Ideas