Transformational Groups – Part 1 – The Exchange – Full Episode

Ed Stetzer. January 8, 2013.


This web resource offers a forty-eight minute interview with Ed Stetzer and Eric Geiger about the “ discipleship deficit” within the Christian church that is believed to stem from a lack of strong small group environments in the church today.


forty-eight minute interview

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders



Practical Applications

  • Use the video series, Part 2 and Part 3, to discuss the purpose of small groups in the life of the church.
  • Think of ways to create groups that disciple and transform congregants.

About the Contributor

Matt Burke

Matt Burke is the director of the Northeast Center for Congregations in Fort Wayne and serves as the Center’s Education Director statewide. Matt has a background in classroom, digital and experiential education and most recently served as the associate director of Learning Science at Kaplan Test Prep. He is passionate about using education to develop deeper faith in congregational participants.

Matt earned a B.A. in Religion from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and his two sons, Silas and Levi. Matt also loves storytelling in films, books and music and finding the intersections of faith and popular culture.

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