Life Groups

Life Groups are an integral part of who we are as Real Life Church. We believe that sustained life change occurs as we are in a growing relationship with Jesus. We believe this happens best when we are prioritizing intentional relationships with others who are seeking this same goal. This is why our Life Groups are intended for believers to grow deeper in love with Jesus. As we grow towards Jesus, we will see our lives reflect His better and better.

With that reflection in mind, what did Jesus do? How did Jesus both disciple people AND reach the lost? Jesus did not give his students a template to follow, he gave them a mission to complete. As Jesus walked through life on mission with his disciples, He trained them, taught them, and invested in them. What was this mission Jesus took his disciples on and handed over to them when he ascended?

  • Luke 19:10 The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
  • Mark 3:14 And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach.
  • Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
  • Luke 5 and Mark 1:17 and Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

If you look closely, each of these verses starts with people coming to Jesus so that they can go out; love God and love others. This is a healthy and biblical marriage of discipleship and evangelism. As we grow closer to Jesus, we will naturally reach out to the lost because that is what He did. This is the balance RLC is requiring of each Life Group. How will each Life Group disciple people to love Jesus more? How will each Life Group reach the lost with the good news of Jesus Christ?

There are 3 Life Group sessions for 2017-2018:

  1. 9/24-12/3 (taking the week of 11/19 off)
  2. 1/1-3/11
  3. 3/25-5/27

Our Life Groups will help people grow closer to Jesus and focus on sharing him with:

Believers reaching Middle Schoolers – Lead by Erik and Jen Gustavson

This life group will teach middle school aged students WHY they can believe what the Bible says. Once every five weeks these middle schoolers will reach out and have the opportunity to share the good news of Jesus with their friends. If you are a middle school aged person, this is the Life Group for you. If you have a heart for middle schoolers, this is the Life Group for you. Contact Erik or Jen for more information.

Believers reaching High School and Young Adults – Lead by Brian Truckey 


Believers reaching Young Families – Lead by Jens and Moe Sundem

Our heart is to invest in people and to reach young families. We are a young family ourselves who Love Jesus and want every family in Bigfork to know the love of Jesus. If you have a heart to grow in the Lord or if your heart is to reach young families please join us in the Lords calling. For more information contact Jens at :