Small Group Leaders

Six Traits of the Best Small Group Hosts

Six Traits of the Best Small Group Hosts

If we’re not looking for long-term members and Bible scholars, who makes the best group hosts?
3 Areas of Growth After Learning the Hard Way

3 Areas of Growth After Learning the Hard Way

Can perceived failure actually lead us to better leadership?
One Sure Sign You’re On a Healthy Team

One Sure Sign You’re on a Healthy Team

If people aren’t pushing back against change, what does that really mean?
4 Benefits of Planned Breaks in Small Group Ministry

4 Benefits of Planned Breaks in Small Group Ministry

Relationship, discipleship and leadership through small groups in a way that is sustainable over the long haul.
4 Non-Negotiables When Recruiting Small Group Leaders

4 Non-Negotiables When Recruiting Small Group Leaders

Keys to help maximize your ability to recruit small group leaders.
The Glorious Gift of Gospel-Driven Community

The Glorious Gift of Gospel-Driven Community

By the grace of God, sacrificial love brings joy in its wake.
7 Easy Ways to Put a Not Welcome Sign on Your Church

7 Easy Ways to Put a “Not Welcome” Sign on Your Church

If you want to communicate "closed for business," make sure your small groups are closed to outsiders.
How God Develops Our Trust in Him

How God Develops Our Trust in Him

Perhaps the thing God uses to develop our trust as much as anything is the Faith/Trust Cycle.
Why Fear Leads to Failure

Why Fear Leads to Failure

People typically don’t find a lot of success in promoting something they fear.
2 Reasons You Need Community (Even If You Don't Always Like It)

2 Reasons You Need Community (Even if You Don’t Always Like It)

I would encourage you to immerse yourself in an intentionally intrusive, Christ-centered, grace driven and redemptive community.
The Small Group Debate: Hosts vs. Leaders

The Small Group Debate: Hosts vs. Leaders

"I feel like I need to train more but no one wants to sit through training."
2 Ways the Gospel Must Inform How the Church Does Community

2 Ways the Gospel Must Inform How the Church Does Community

What is the gospel, and how does the gospel affect how the Christian church lives in community?
If You Want People to Grow Spiritually, Quit Telling them to Study the Bible

If You Want People to Grow Spiritually, Quit Telling Them to Study the Bible

Instead of telling people to study the Bible, start doing this instead.
The Power of Good Icebreakers

The Power of Good Icebreakers

An intentional conversation starter can instantly change the atmosphere.
Small Group Leaders: This One Thing Could Transform Your Groups

Small Group Leaders: This One Thing Could Transform Your Groups

When someone shares transparently in the group about struggles, hurt or doubt, what should you do?
5 Signs It’s Time to Reroute Your Small Group Ministry

5 Signs It’s Time to Reroute Your Small Group Ministry

The destination might seem easy to reach, but are you hearing "re-route" on your small group GPS?
9 Ways Small Groups Go South

9 Ways Small Groups Go South

Have you ever been part of a really bad small group?
Three Ways to Make the Local Church Feel More Like a Family

Three Ways to Make the Local Church Feel More Like a Family

Three simple things your church can do to feel more like a loving family and less like a stuffy institution.
Grow Bigger by Growing Smaller

Grow Bigger by Growing Smaller

If you’re only seeing the people in your small group during the designated weekly meeting, that’s a far cry from true community.
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