God declared through the Apostle Paul that the church would be a place of transformation. In 2 Corinthians 5:17 we find, "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come."? Despite this, the church seems increasingly to be a place where transformation fails to occur.
Surveying the landscape, however, there are some bright spots where churches are faithfully producing transformed disciples. Furthermore, as shown in Scripture and supported by new research, God designed such transformation to often happen in the context of smaller groups of people.
Using data from the largest survey of pastors and laypeople ever done on the condition of groups in the church, Ed Stetzer and Eric Geiger define a simple process to lead your groups from where they are to where God wants them to be.