Here you'll find audio and video versions of our training tools, plus additional audio and video files that will be helpful to you and your group leaders and members.
Note: A high speed internet connection (DSL/Cable or better) is required to view the video. Dial-up should work, albeit slowly, for the audio listed below...
The Cell Church: A Revolution In Ministry (Google Video link)
This nine minute testimonial video for doing church through cell groups instead of programs drives home the validity of the model and will bring excitement to discussions about what cell groups could produce if launched in a church.
New Wineskins for Future Churches Session 1 - By Ralph W. Neighbour, Jr.
New Wineskins for Future Churches Session 2 - By Ralph W. Neighbour, Jr.
New Wineskins for Future Churches Session 3 - By Ralph W. Neighbour, Jr.
This audio was recorded at Columbia Biblical Seminary in the early 1990's. This audio series is powerful, and we encourage you to download it, email it to friends, burn it on CD's, upload it to your iPod, and get it out to as many people as possible! The audio quality isn't the best, but the content is powerful. Listen to it and you'll see what we're talking about!
The Heart Of A Cell Leader - By Randall Neighbour
This was taped in Tasmania, Australia at Devonport Assembly of God. Randall based this presentation on the content of the book, Leading from the Heart by Michael Mack. If you have cell leaders who just won? read this excellent resource, you may want to pass this audio file along to them.
The Secret to Cell Group Success - By Randall Neighbour
This was taped in Tasmania, Australia at Devonport Assembly of God. Randall based this presentation on the content of the book, Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward by Jim Egli. If you have group leaders who just won't read this excellent resource, you may want to pass this audio file along to them.
Fear and Trembling - By Randall Neighbour
This sermon was delivered in Calgary in the Winter of 2008. It highlights the urgent need to understand the "reverence and awe" a believer must find and maintain in his relationship with God to fully embrace biblical community. Based on Phil. 2:12-14.
The Key is the Coach - Session 1 - By Jay Firebaugh
The Key is the Coach - Session 2 - By Jay Firebaugh
The Key is the Coach - Session 3 - By Jay Firebaugh
The Key is the Coach - Session 4 - By Jay Firebaugh
The Key is the Coach - Session 5 - By Jay Firebaugh
The sound quality of this audio series isn't all that great, but the content is excellent! Please be patient with the download as each file is very large (48-80Mb) This is a five part audio series on how to develop excellent coaches over groups. Join Jay Firebaugh, a seasoned small groups pastor as he shares how to choose existing group leaders, train them, and release them to support groups and leaders as they grow.
2004 CELL GROUP MINISTRY FORUM
Adopting a Relationship-based Ministry by Randall Neighbour
Randall overviews a pastor's survey and makes excellent comments on the highly relational nature of cell-based ministry compared to traditional program-designed church structures.
Keynote Address - Mario Vega, Sr. Pastor, Elim Church, San Salvador
Pastor Vega provides a wonderful understanding of the ministry that the members of this 150,000 member church offer one another and the hurting world around them
The Cry For Spiritual Parenting, by Larry Kreider, Director of DOVE Christian Fellowship Interntional. Larry shares the biblical mandate mentoring others into spiritual maturity and provides practical ways to move cell members into a lifestyle of mentoring. This plenary is based on his best-selling book, The Cry for Spiritual Fathers and Mothers.
Lessons Learned From Elim , by Joel Comiskey, Author of Passion and Persistence, which is an outsider's look at the Elim Church of San Salvador, El Salvador. He shares transferrable principles from this 150,000 member church.
Panel Discussion Q & A with Ralph Neighbour, Jim Egli, Bishop Robert Davis, Joel Comiskey, Daphne Kirk, and Scott Boren. Moderated by Randall Neighbour. Forum participants posed tough questions to seasoned veterans of the cell church. The answers were candid and powerful!
2003 CELL GROUP PASTOR'S FORUM:
From Stagnation to
Making Cell Groups Work - By Scott Boren
Scott Boren is the Director of Research and Development for TOUCH?, The Cell Group People&tmp;. Scott brought a powerful message about cell life and ministry, and discussed the difference between launching cells to fix problems or grow the church versus experiencing and extending the kingdom of God.
From Small Groups To
Biblical Community - By Randy Frazee
At the time of this recording, Randy was the Senior Pastor of Pantego Bible Church in Arlington, TX. Randy brought a powerful message to the participants concerning the reason why some churches cannot get cell life to become a priority for the members. We believe that if you only have time to listen to one or two messages from this web page, this should be one of them!
Man-made Structures to the Incarnation of Christ - By Ralph W. Neighbour
Ralph Neighbour is the founder of TOUCH Outreach Ministries, and provided a very important message on the difference between cell groups formed by man and those who gathered around and truly experienced the transformational presence, power and purpose of Christ in the midst.
Inward Groups to Reaching the Unchurched - By Joel Comiskey
Joel Comiskey is a prolific author and church planter in California. He has written numerous books on cell life and leadership, and shared in depth as to how churches around the USA and world are reaching others for Christ through the power of basic Christian community (cell life).
2009 Cell Symposium
This is a web link to a page containing all of the video from the Cell Symposium. If you want to know where to start, watch the video by Jim Lassiter on the need for spiritual freedom or the presentation by Randall Neighbour on relational evangelism. Of course, they're all excellent. To learn more about each of the speakers, visit the cell symposium web page.
Encounter God (Short
This 10-minute introduction to The Encounter God Weekend is a super way to see the quality of the video in the series. When you buy the video portion of this weekend, this special "promo video" is included. This intro video is a great way to advertise the event in your church services or to duplicate and give to your cell groups to watch during a meeting to build registration and anticipation.
Leading Worship - By Twyla Brickman (Tape 1)
Leading Worship - By Twyla Brickman (Tape 2)
This is the a tape series TOUCH produced on leading worship in a cell-based environment. There are sessions for staff worship pastors as well as sessions for worship leaders in the cell group. We no longer sell this video series, so enjoy the streaming version.
Body Building - Edification in the Cell Group - By Les Brickman
This is an excellent tool to teach cell groups how to edify and build up one another in a cell environment. It seems that edification is understood theoretically, but not practically. This video shows the practical implementation of edification in a cell meeting and between members during the week. We no longer sell this video, so enjoy this streaming version.
Sharpen Your Strategy - By Joel Comiskey
Joel did an excellent job of dealing with strategic planning for a church harvest in this video! Designed for pastors, this video sold well for a while, and we wanted to continue to make it available for those who wanted it now that it? been discontinued.
Touching Hearts Weekend Video - By Ralph Neighbour (Tape 1)
Touching Hearts Weekend Video - By Ralph Neighbour (Tape 2)
The Touching Hearts Weekend is an immersion tool for a local church to use to teach cell members how to share their faith in a relational and team-based way, targeting Type A unbelievers (Men of peace). If you? like to preview the entire video presentation for this weekend, you may do so here. Or, use what you watch here as a teaching aid and do it yourself, making it your own presentation! If you like what you see and want to order it, click here.
Opening Hearts Weekend Video - By Ralph Neighbour (Tape 1)
Opening Hearts Weekend Video - By Ralph Neighbour (Tape 2)
The Opening Hearts Weekend was designed to be an immersion experience for mature cell members who have already won Type A (Men of peace) unbelievers for Christ and want to launch interest and share groups for hard-core (Type B) lost people. If you would like to preview the entire video presentation for this weekend, you may do so here. Or, use what you watch here as a teaching aid and do it yourself, making it your own presentation! If you like what you see and want to order it, click this link to be taken to the product review and purchase page: Opening Hearts Weekend. (This page contains the video weekend and the student workbooks needed for its use)