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Francis Chan: Why We Don’t Need More ‘Fellowship’

In his thought-provoking manner, Francis Chan challenges us to reconsider the purpose behind our small group gatherings and our church fellowship. Chan invites us to answer the question: If people were to read the story of Scripture, would they conclude that we need more “gatherings” or would they see a powerful call to join God’s mission?

What Is the Purpose of Church Fellowship?

This two-minute video could offer powerful encouragement to your small group leaders and volunteers as a reminder of their holy calling in leading life-changing small groups.

“We’ve got to stay on this mission together. This is why I wasn’t into ‘fellowship’ before. I didn’t need any more ‘friends’…(however) to stay on mission every day, I need people because I’m going to get distracted.”