Can the institutional church learn from the house church movement?
What your small group needs to carry out its mission.
"An innovator looks for ways to improve the performance of whatever they’re doing."
A look at different roles for small group participants.
Sharpen your group life skills and understanding.
Groups who share leadership as a core team are much stronger in other areas of group health.
"Jesus hasn’t misplaced His authority over all things; we seemed to have lost our aptitude for acknowledging it."
"How deep is your love for one another?"
"What are you training your coaches to do?"
How to live as if we belong to each other, and not to ourselves.
“Holistic small groups are the natural place for Christians to learn to serve others—both inside and outside the group—with their spiritual gifts."
"Many times we are so caught up in protecting our perspective of a biblical thought that we forget to do those things the Bible says we are to do."
The purpose of small groups is to be the environment where God transforms us.
"Who you encourage (or allow) to host a group absolutely determines the outreach potential."
Statistics from a 2007 Barna Group nationwide survey.
Further thoughts on small group and cell group ministries.
Develop a pre-group process for incoming members.
There are no problem-free solutions to anything.
Students get bored easily - how does a small group leader grab the attention of their students?
"Ten reasons why small groups are the primary avenue through which we can guide people to the Jesus we know."