Welcome to the Midsize Groups Network
ABF Resources.com or Midsize Groups.com
Catch the vision for midsize groups! The purpose of this website is to network the Body of Christ around midsize group principles and share some practical products and resources to build midsize groups with small group options in local churches.
Some midsize group strategies and/or names include:
- Adult Bible Fellowships (ABFs) - Adult Bible Communities (ABCs), Community groups, Life Groups, etc.
- Sunday School (Turn "teaching-focused" classes into relational and outward-focused communities!)
- Life-stage Ministries (i.e. young adults, young married, singles, seniors)
- Xenos Fellowship's Home Groups (10-30 people w/gender small groups)
- Midsize Missional Communities
- House Churches
(Products available through ABF Resources are applicable to any midsize group strategy or unique "lingo" your church might use. Go to "Products" for a selection of materials that can help you share a vision and/or equip your leadership of midsize groups)
Midsize groups ABF philosophy
Midsize groups using ABF principles are made up of ideally 15 to 60 people who meet on a regular basis in a local church setting. These midsize groups are encouraged to be:
- “Community” based
(strong group life)
Bible teaching (interactive/life applications)
(led by a community leader)
- Mobilized for ministry (serving/outreach)
and ... provide “small group” options!
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