What's an LTG?
An LTG is made up of two to three people, all of the same gender, who agree to meet weekly for one hour where they ask one another a series of accountability questions. The size of the LTG is important as it needs to be a place where open and honest relationships can be formed.
- LTG’s meet once a week for one hour
- LTG’s consist of two or three people
- LTG’s are of the same gender
- No training required
- No leader required
- Three elements: Personal Accountability, Bible Reading and Prayer
Questions to ask when you meet
In what ways did God make his presence known to you since our last meeting? What experiences of prayer, meditation and spiritual reading has God given you? What difficulties or frustrations did you encounter? What joys or delights?
What temptations did you face since our last meeting? How did you respond? Which spiritual disciplines did God use to lead you further into holiness of heart and life?
Have you sensed any influence or work of the Holy Spirit since our last meeting? What spiritual gifts did the Spirit enable you to exercise? What was the outcome? What fruit of the Spirit would you like to see increase in your life? Which disciplines might be useful in this effort?
What opportunities did God give you to serve others since our last meeting? How did you respond? Did you encounter injustice to or oppression of others? Were you able to work for justice and shalom?
In what ways did you encounter Christ in your reading of the Scripture since our last meeting? How has the Bible shaped the way you think and live? Did God provide an opportunity for you to share your faith with someone? How did you respond?
How have you experienced God in your life this week?
What is God teaching you?
How are you responding to His prompting?
Do you have a need to confess any sin?
How did you do with your reading this week?
How have you sensed God’s presence in your life during this past week?
Have you received specific answer to your prayers? What was it?
Have you spoken with a non-believer about your faith in Jesus Christ? With whom?
To whom have you shown God’s love during this past week?
What have you learned about God in your personal Bible reading this past week?
As a result of your Bible reading this past week, how have you determined to better obey God?
Specifically, what area of your life do you feel that God most wants to change? Have you taken specific steps to make those changes?
What good habit do you feel God wants you to form in your life? Have you taken specific steps to develop that habit?
What is God telling you to do?
What are you going to do about it?