Welcome to Growth Groups, a vital part of our community here at CBC. Growth Groups are small gatherings that meet regularly to explore faith, engage in meaningful discussions, and foster authentic relationships. Designed to help you grow spiritually, these groups provide a supportive environment to connect with others and deepen your relationship with God.
“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.”
2 Peter 3:18
Philippians: Finding Joy When Life Is Hard
Dive into the heart of Philippians with this study that uncovers the source of true joy. In the midst of life’s challenges, discover how Jesus empowers us to rejoice by grounding our identity in Him. This guide offers nine transformative lessons, revealing the gospel’s power to bring steadfast joy and confidence as citizens of heaven, no matter our earthly circumstances. Ideal for small groups, each lesson includes discussion points, articles, and practical applications to deepen your faith journey.
2 Peter: Living with the End in Mind
Embrace a heavenly perspective with Jonathan Gibson’s study of 2 Peter, designed to shape our daily lives with eternal significance. This study teaches us that as we await the renewal of the world, we are called to live selflessly, following Jesus with courage and hope. Each of the eight lessons draws us closer to a life that mirrors Christ’s — one that looks beyond the temporary, with heaven in clear view. Complete with leader’s notes and practical applications, it’s a powerful resource for personal growth or group discussion.
1 John: Relying on the Love of God
Discover your identity through God’s unwavering love with Scotty Smith’s journey through 1 John. This study focuses on the love that defines and sustains us, empowering us to face life’s challenges with joy and faithfulness. Learn how to live as children of light in a dark world, where loving Jesus means loving others, and rest in the truth that God loves us as dearly as He loves His Son, committing Himself to shape us into Christ’s likeness. This guide offers eight profound lessons, complete with discussion questions, articles, and actionable steps for individual or group study.
Titus: Life-Changing Truth in a World of Lies
In “Titus: Life-Changing Truth in a World of Lies,” Jeff Dodge guides us through the potent message of Paul’s letter to Titus, revealing God’s vision for His church. This study challenges the moralistic norms with a radical call to gospel-centered living. Dodge invites readers to explore how the gospel’s transformative power can right our upside-down world. Each of the seven lessons encourages us to embrace the truth of Scripture, casting off cultural deceptions for the freedom found in Christ. Ideal for any setting, from personal discipleship to group discussions, this guide is a tool for discovering the disruptive and liberating truths of the gospel.
Ruth: Redemption for the Broken
Jared Wilson offers an eight-week journey through the book of Ruth in “Ruth: Redemption for the Broken,” showcasing it as a timeless illustration of Christ’s love for His church. The study reveals Jesus as the ultimate embodiment of every figure in Ruth’s narrative, highlighting His enduring love amidst our life’s brokenness. This guide, suitable for individual or group study, simplifies leadership with an integrated guide. Dive into the romance and drama of Ruth to discover a love story that unfolds into a profound gospel truth: no one is beyond the reach of God’s redemptive love—a love that revises even the most broken of stories.
Sign-Ups Begin: December 3rd.
Last Sunday to Join: December 31st, 2023. (Note that some groups will hold their first meetings on this date, so plan accordingly.)
The week of January 7th marks the beginning of the Growth Groups for this semester.
February 25th – February 3rd, concluding an eight-week experience.