Yes, pray for them all, even the people who never attend. Pray for the people in your class who are not members of your church. Pray for them each by name.
But I have a specific prayer that I am going to ask you to offer to God on behalf of each person. Pray for spiritual transformation for each one of them.
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:1-2.
Above everything else, your class or small group is about the transformation of the human heart. Your group must be missional in your community, you must seek to bring the lost people your group knows into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. And, the members of your group should look more like Christ at the end of this year than they do right now. In fact, YOU should look more like Jesus next year than you do now. If the goal of your group is not the spiritual transformation of the heart and soul, then why does your group meet?
Today is January 1, the first day of a brand new year. Make it a personal goal this year to lead your group to be transformational. You're the leader…