Leading A Cell

Cell Group Meeting 72
Fathers- Leading A Cell
1 The Cell Vision


Welcome (Ice Breaker)

What would be your dream job? Why?

Worship

(Encourage people to expect to hear God- or get an idea)
 

Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Revelation 8-14? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Are there any thoughts on last week's session about ministry to one another?
4. Read 1 Corinthians 16:19-24. Romans 16:3-5. What strikes you in this passage?
5. From all we've shared over the years, what makes a cell church different to a traditional church or even a house church?
6. Why do you think people like the cell church style? What holds some people back from embracing it?
7. What are the strong points of meeting in small groups? What are the strong points of meeting in larger groups?
8. What do you think is God's vision for this cell group?

Witness

Have you been praying for those people who are not yet saved?

Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week?
Read Revelation 15-22

 

Cell Group Meeting 73
Fathers- Leading A Cell
2 Oikos

Welcome (Ice Breaker) Grant

What is the best house you ever lived in? Why?

Worship Kerry
Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Revelation 15-22? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Are there any thoughts on last week's session about cell vision?
4. Today we are looking at the concept of oikos, a Greek word meaning household. Read Acts 16:22-40. What strikes you in this passage?
5. Who might have been involved in the jailer's household?
6. In those days, there was no nuclear family. People lived close together in extended households. There was no distinction between work and family. How can we use this idea of oikos to think abut our own relationships?
7. Write down the names of people you typically see in a week, whom you spend time with. In one column write the names of those who are walking with the Lord, in the other those who are not living as disciples. This is your oikos.
8. Start praying daily for these people to come to know Jesus.

Witness

Have you been praying for those people who are not yet saved?

Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week?
Read 1 Kings 1-7

 

Cell Group Meeting 74
Fathers- Leading A Cell
3 Serving

Welcome (Ice Breaker) Kerry

If you could afford to pay, what sort of servant or employee would you like to have in your life?


Worship Grant
Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read 1 Kings 1-7? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Are there any thoughts on last week's session about oikos? Have you discovered any people who are a part of your oikos whom you didn't expect? Have you been praying for these people?
4. Read Matthew 20:20-28. What strikes you about this passage?
5. Why were the other disciples indignant?
6. What does Jesus teach us about being a leader? How does he himself model this?
7. What qualities are essential in a leader? How should these qualities be shown specifically in a cell leader?
8. Do you think it's right to aspire to be a leader?
9. How can we pray for one another?

Witness

Have you been praying for those people who are not yet saved?

Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week?
Read 1 Kings 8-14

 

Cell Group Meeting 75
Fathers- Leading A Cell
4 Qualifications

Welcome (Ice Breaker)

What was the least useful training course you ever attended?

Worship Kerry
Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read 1 Kings 8-14? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Are there any thoughts on last week's session about serving?
4. Read 1 Samuel 16:1-13. What strikes you about this passage?
5. What is surprising about the Lord's choice of king?
6. What qualified David to be king?
7. What do you think should be the qualifications for leadership in the church?
8. Read Titus 1:6-9. Why do you think Paul chose these particular issues for leadership requirements?
9. New Life requires of cell leaders: be a member, attend church & cell also attend leaders' cell every fortnight, go to leaders training when we do it.
10. How can we pray for one another?
 

Witness

Have you been praying for those people who are not yet saved?

Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week?
Read 1 Kings 15-22

 

Cell Group Meeting 76
Fathers- Leading A Cell
5 Finishing

Welcome (Ice Breaker)

What colour would best describe your week so far?

Worship Kerry
Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read 1 Kings15-22? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Are there any thoughts on last week's session?
4. This week we are talking about finishing. It's our last week as a group. Read Philippians 3:1-21. What strikes you about this passage?
5. What was the big change in Paul's life?
6. How does Paul view his life? What does he do to ensure he finishes the race?
7. What things stand in the way of us finishing the race God has called us to?
8. What can you do to ensure that you stay the course?
9. How can we pray for one another?