Mark #4: Participate in Biblical Community
Module 4.1 – Key Scripture
- Review handout of key New Testament passages related to spiritual formation.
- Commit John 13:34-35 to memory.
Module 4.2 – Countercultural Commitments
- Read Ch. 4 excerpt of The Second Mountain by David Brooks, a cultural critic who discusses the toxicity of radical individualism in our culture.
- Read Ch. 7 excerpt of The Second Mountain by David Brooks, a cultural critic who discusses the importance of making and keeping commitments.
Module 4.3 – Biblical Community and Personal Transformation
- Watch the “Circles Are Better Than Rows” message from Andy Stanley (Watch up to the 26-minute mark)
- Read “Confession and Communion” from Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Module 4.4 – Biblical Community and Rhythmic Balance
- Watch the Jesus Pattern video (we showed this during the Orientation Class)
- Watch these four short videos on the vision of missional communities by the team at Saturate
- Review the Practices of a Missional Community Handout
Module 4.5 – Biblical Community and You