The Author

John Butterfield (MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) serves as the pastor of local disciple-making at The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. John and his wife, Janet, have two children, Shanna and Grant.

Cookie-Cutter Methods Make Half-Baked Disciples: Our Approach to Small Groups

Why our church uses small groups instead of traditional Sunday school—while incorporating insights from both.