Thom Rainer picks up on this in his article ‘The importance of launching new groups‘. Not only is launching new groups a way of building in capacity for more people to get connected, it’s a means of growing the church:

“The churches working hard to launch new small groups and Sunday School classes on a regular basis were continually connecting new people and building believers who were passionate about what the Lord was doing through His Church. Thus, they were growing.”

Is your church starting new groups?