IT’S FORCED, PRESSURED COMMUNITY
Truth: It’s a privilege! We live this way because of who we’ve been made to be in Christ…it’s the expression of our new identity in Christ. Pressure? No. Theological conviction? Yes.
IT’S RIGID, LEGALISTIC AND NARROW
Truth: CG’s are about living all of life with gospel intentionality (key word). CG’s have a basic structure (identities & rhythms) but are totally flexible, tailored to each group & context.
IT’S ONE-SIZE FITS ALL, COOKIE-CUTTER
Truth: Not at all! It’s sort of like an iPad. With common “hardware” (identities & rhythms) and “software” (the gospel), each “app” (CG) is totally unique. Decentralized, creative, diverse, entrepreneurial mission…go for it!
YOU DON’T HAVE TIME FOR YOUR FAMILY. YOU HAVE TO MEET 3 TIMES A WEEK!
Truth: It’s not about “meetings” or “have to’s”. It IS about life-on-life and life-in-community, just like Jesus did with his disciples & like the church in…
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