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Key Thought:

A simple invite can literally change a life!


Key Quote

“We are supposed to reproduce ourselves. We are supposed to share our faith!” –Pastor Bil Cornelius



Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.
  • If you were president for the day, what is the first thing you would do?
  • What’s your favorite amusement park?
  • If you could live in any fictional universe (i.e., Star Wars, Marvel, etc.) which would you choose?
  • Chick-fil-A or Popeyes?



Start thinking. Ask a thoughtful question.
  • How can inviting one person impact hundreds of people?
  • What would your community look like if everyone in the church was bringing a friend or family member each week?
  • How does inviting and bringing someone to church impact your spiritual growth?
  • Why does Jesus make such a big emphasis on reaching out to others?



Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.
  • When was the last time you invited someone to church?
  • Who is one person that you could bring to church with you next weekend?
  • Why can inviting someone to church be scary?
  • How has your life changed because someone brought you to church?



Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

Dear Jesus, help us to live each and every day with intentionality to share your love. We want our church to grow because that means more people are coming to know you! In your name we pray, Amen.



Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.
  • Start an invite challenge amongst your LifeGroup!
  • Take a few minutes and write out names of people who you know need to come to church. Ask someone to hold you accountable to inviting one person each week.
  • Pass out invite cards to people you come across at the store, drive-thru, the mall, etc.
  • Share Church Online and use social media to invite someone this weekend!


Scriptures

“…to the church…we always thank God for all of you and pray for you constantly.” 1 Thessalonians 1:1-2 NLT

Make the most of every chance you get. These are desperate times! Ephesians 5:15 MSG

“…do the work of an evangelist…” 2 Timothy 4:5 NIV

“Go out into the country…and urge anyone you find to come in, so that My House will be full.” Luke 14:23 TLB

“They risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Acts 15:26 NIV

[Jesus] “..go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father…Son and the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19 NLT

“…I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit—fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.” John 15:16 NIV

...be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit… Colossians 1:9b-10a NLT

[Jesus] saw one single leafy fig tree above the roadside, He went to it but He found nothing but leaves on it [seeing that in the fig tree the fruit appears at the same time as the leaves]. And He said to it, Never again shall fruit grow on you! And the fig tree withered up at once. Matthew 21:19 AMP

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 NKJV

“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 NIV

“...if the watchman sees war coming and doesn’t blow the trumpet, warning the people, and war comes and takes anyone off, I’ll hold the watchman responsible for the bloodshed of any unwarned sinner.” Ezekiel 33:6 MSG

“Here I Am Send Me…” Isaiah 6:8


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