DSMN 500 Discussion Thread: The Importance of Small Groups

The student will post one thread of at least 400 words. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 2 scholarly citations in current Turabian format. Each reply must incorporate at least 1 scholarly citation in current Turabian format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include the textbook and the Bible.
In your thread, from Spiritual Formation Is (chapters 18-22), you will discuss and examine the importance of small groups and growth groups to the overall health of the church/ministry context. Particular attention should be given to discuss the growth group model and how it relates to developing healthy disciples.