DISPELLING CITY GROUP MYTHS

CrossView Church LA

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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About pjtibayan

I love Jesus Christ and live to share life and share Jesus together with First Southern Baptist Church of Bellflower primarily to Southeast Los Angeles County.
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