Lesson 1: What is a DNA Group and Why is it Important?
In this first lesson, Abe Meysenburg introduces the concept of DNA groups, starting with a definition and explaining different goals and functions of a DNA group. We see that while much of the activity of missional communities faces outward, DNA groups play an important role in care and discipleship on a deep, heart level.
- 2 Peter 3:14-18
- What to Expect from People in DNA Groups by Adam Breckenridge
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- Abe stated the vertical reason for joining a DNA group is that “I love Jesus, I need to be transformed, and transformation happens in community.” What about that sentence resonates with you and what’s difficult?
- Abe also stated the horizontal reason for joining a DNA group is: “Because I love other people, I want to serve them by caring for, shepherding, and speaking truth in their lives because they need to be transformed.” What about that sentence resonates with you and what’s difficult?
- What are some compelling reasons for being part of a DNA group, and what causes you hesitation? Are there areas you need to hear truth in love into those hesitations?