Defining Deep Volunteer Training

Defining Deep Volunteer Training

GOLD members pay $2.60
Help your small group leaders disciple students


Tired of your small group swimming in the spiritual "shallow end" of the pool with floaties and pee pee pants? Come take a dive through the deep waters and explore some principles for leading your group to GO DEEP.

This small group leader training session is an interactive, discussion-based training designed to help volunteers process how to lead students not to head knowledge, but to a deep, abiding, and obedient relationship with Christ. Fully reproducible and editable.

This Resource Includes:
• Master teacher notes
• Handout
• Powerpoint


Matt Lawson

Matt began serving as Executive Pastor of First Baptist Woodstock in January 2022. Prior to this role, he served as the Chief Mobilization Officer for the North American Mission Board where he helped lead the charge to start new churches in North America. He also served for seven years as the founding pastor of Story City Church in Los Angeles, located in the heart of the entertainment industry. Before planting Story City Church, Matt worked in student ministry for 14 years, seeing thousands place their faith in Christ and hundreds sent on short-term missions. A South Carolina native and a graduate of Clemson University, Matt also earned a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Laura, have been married for 15 years and have three children.