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Life Shared Small Group Series

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Three small group sessions to encourage and equip everyone in the church to share their faith.

Through biblical teaching from leading Christian voices and real stories of invitation, each session explores what it means to live out God’s call to share our lives and our faith with friends, colleagues and neighbors.

It has been designed to spark conversation, prayer, and action leading up to an Alpha launch or a moment of invitation in your church (e.g. Christmas/Easter services).

  • 3 Episodes
  • 3 Weeks

Host

Jason Ballard

Jason is a pastor at The Way Church in Vancouver, BC, and leads the Canadian Church Leaders Network (CCLN). He is also one of the hosts of the Alpha Youth Series and played a large part in the creation of an Alpha resource for students when the first Alpha Youth Film Series was produced and launched in 2013.

Experts

Jon Tyson

Jon Tyson is a Pastor and Church Planter in New York City. Originally from Adelaide, Australia, Jon moved to the United States twenty years ago with a passion to seek and cultivate renewal in the Western Church. He is the author of Sacred Roots, A Creative Minority, and The Burden is Light. Jon lives in the Hell’s Kitchen neighbourhood of Manhattan with his wife and two children. He serves as the Lead Pastor of Church of the City New York.

Danielle Strickland

Danielle Strickland is an author, speaker, trainer, and global social justice advocate. Her aggressive compassion has served people firsthand in countries all over the world-from establishing justice departments for the Salvation Army to launching global anti-trafficking initiatives to creating new movements to mobilize people towards transformational living. She is the host of DJStrickland Podcast, cofounder of Infinitum, Amplify Peace, and Brave Global, and founder of Women Speakers Collective. Danielle is married to Stephen and lives in Toronto, Canada, with their three sons.

Jay Pathak

Jay Pathak is the National Director of Vineyard USA, starting in January 2022. He also serves as the Lead Pastor of the Mile High Vineyard, a family of neighbourhood churches in Denver, that he and his wife Danielle, planted in 2001. Jay met his wife, Danielle, in high school and they were married in 1998; they have two beautiful daughters, Jasmine and Sofia. Jay co-wrote the book, The Art of Neighboring, with Dave Runyon. His passion for sharing his faith with the people around him is at the centre of his calling.

What’s Included

Three 15-minute videos with built-in discussion breaks
Discussion Guide for Participants
Leaders Guide for Hosts

How to Run the Series

Print

Once you’ve downloaded the series materials, print and hand out (or e-mail) a discussion guide for each person (including yourself).

Pray

Consider praying for the members of your small group ahead of the sessions.

Play

Simply download or stream the videos (pause for moments of discussion).

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