Jeremy Linneman

Jeremy Linneman serves as the lead pastor of Trinity Community Church in Columbia, Missouri, near the University of Missouri. Trinity is known locally for its unique emphasis on prayer and spiritual formation in community. Jeremy is completing his DMin at Covenant Theological Seminary and is the author of Life-Giving Groups and many articles for The Gospel Coalition. He and his wife, Jessie, have been married since 2006 and have three sons.

Jun 8

How Small Groups Can Embrace Word and Prayer by Jeremy Linneman

When Jesus spoke, people listened. He didn’t come to put an end to the Old Testament law but instead to “fulfill” it—to bring it to completion and fullness by rooting God’s ways in the hearts of God’s people. In our community groups, we can encourage one another in a number of spiritual rhythms—Bible study, confession, […]

Jun 1

Rhythms of Healthy Small Groups by Jeremy Linneman

In this short article series, I hope to help cultivate—or, perhaps, restore—your hope for biblical community and your heart for local church small groups ministry. (In these articles, I’m using the phrases “small groups” and “community groups” interchangeably.) I want to do this by helping you answer two questions for your context: (1) How will […]

May 25

Small Groups Are Hard—and So Worth It by Jeremy Linneman

I’ve been on a long journey with community groups and have arrived at a strong conviction: Community groups are the best place for us—as relational beings—to become mature disciples of Christ. I have spent fifteen years leading and hosting community groups, including seven years of serving as a community pastor at Sojourn Community Church in […]