Why isn't the church the first place people go if they have questions about God, Jesus, or faith? Where or to whom do they go instead?

How do the mission and strategy of Starting Point fit within the mission of our church?

In what ways have you interacted with a seeker, a starter, and a returner? What was different about those interactions?


the posture of leadership

Watch the video and discuss the posture of a Starting Point Leader.


how we lead

Starting Point is a conversation, not a presentation. This video offers some best practices when it comes to leading a Starting Point group.

the moral circle


Richard Beck Training, Part 1


Richard Beck Training, Part 2


Richard Beck Training, Part 3

Your ability to expand your moral circle will be the determining factor in your ability to lead others in your group.









How have you experienced the “psychology of disgust” in your life? 











What is your reaction to the teaching on the "moral circle”? 










What information from this video could you apply to leading a Starting Point group?


why this works

The success of a Starting Point group rises and falls on the quality of its leaders. This short video reinforces what it takes to be an effective Starting Point leader.



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