Growing Authentic Community (Ministry Playbook)

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Growing Authentic Community

Safe and encouraging, challenging and supporting us as we all grow together in Christ—authentic community is a beautiful thing. Discover how you can help form this kind of community on your campus!

Learning Objectives

We all long for a community where relationships aren’t transactional but transformational. That kind of community is possible, and it’s our goal to equip and support you as you establish that kind of space on your own campus!

  • Understand what the Christian community is and its value
  • Gain a clearer sense of big-picture themes for a healthy community
  • Recognize how to improve existing community rhythms

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Course Quicksheet

This is a quick summary of the material that you can use as a preview of the course or as a refresher once you've taken it!

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Note: This course is hosted by The Ministry Playbook, which is an online learning space for students, interns, new staff, volunteers, and faculty, meant to offer the basics of campus ministry to anyone who feels called to it. This course is part of the Leading Life-Changing Small Groups bundle in the Playbook. In order to take the course, you will need to create an account with The Ministry Playbook.

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InterVarsity has taken 75 years of ministry experience and turned our best strategies and resources into an online learning space called the Ministry Playbook. Through our tailored courses, anyone and everyone can be equipped for campus ministry to this generation of students and faculty. 

We want to see every college campus transformed by the power of the Gospel. God is on the move on a campus near you, and he's inviting you to come along for the ride. Come check out the Ministry Playbook:

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