Small Group Leaders

The Spirit Creates

The Spirit Creates

There is no one way to do church. There is no one way to do small groups.
Seeing Leadership Potential in Everyone

Seeing Leadership Potential in Everyone

We often look for those who mesh with our personality but pass over those who follow a different drummer.
4 Movements I’m Watching in Small Group Ministry

4 Movements I’m Watching in Small Group Ministry

Currently, I am dedicating my time, talent and treasure to four movements where we are seeing lives transformed and communities reached with the Gospel.
3 Things You Can Do This Week to Connect More People After Easter

3 Things You Can Do This Week to Connect More People After Easter

Just after Easter is a promising time to plug more people into your small group ministry.
7 Trademarks Of An Unhealthy Friendship

7 Trademarks of an Unhealthy Friendship

"I wish I could go back in time and pull words out of the ears of my wife, children and friends, but in that moment, I was blind."
The Single Most Important Thing in Leading a Small Group

The Single Most Important Thing in Leading a Small Group

Joel Comiskey and I recently surveyed over 1,800 small group leaders from around the world to discover what makes small groups grow.
6 Leadership Truths We Can Learn From Legos

6 Leadership Truths We Can Learn From Legos

There’s a special tool for when you make mistakes. I love that Lego assumes you’ll make mistakes.
The Spirit Speaks through the Entire Group

The Spirit Speaks Through the Entire Group

The beauty of small groups is in allowing all the members to practice the use of the gifts of the Spirit.
American Churches: Why Aren't Your Members Personally Reaching Friends for Christ?

American Churches: Why Aren’t Your Members Personally Reaching Friends for Christ?

Do the members of your small group engage in relational evangelism?
12 Things Not to Say in a Small Group

12 Things Not to Say in a Small Group

I’ve seen these statements wreck the community we’re all striving for in our small groups.
4 Tell-Tale Signs Your Small Group System is Broken

4 Tell-Tale Signs Your Small Group System Is Broken

Your system may be broken if your group numbers aren't growing.
7 Things You Might Be Missing about Unconnected People

7 Things You Might Be Missing About Unconnected People

Unconnected people are almost never loners.
John Bevere: How God Measures Faithfulness

John Bevere: How God Measures Faithfulness

What does multiplication have to do with faithfulness? Turns out more than we think.
God Starts With Youth

God Starts With Youth

What do Moses, Joshua, Abraham, Joseph, Ruth and David have in common?
Five Fun Ice-Breakers from Across the Globe

Five Fun Ice-Breakers From Across the Globe

Having a handful of good icebreakers is like having a pocket full of gold for a small group leader.
Forget 2017. Plan for 2018.

Forget 2017. Plan for 2018.

It’s hard to think ahead when you’re living “paycheck to paycheck.”
FAQ: How Can I Increase Sign-Up and Show-Up at My Small Group Connection?

FAQ: How Can I Increase Sign-Up and Show-Up at My Small Group Connection?

4 easy steps to take to increase sign ups and engagement in small groups.
4 Things Small Group Pastors Should Never Settle For

4 Things Small Group Pastors Should Never Settle For

Have you ever examined your small group ministry for signs of settling?
January Is the Perfect Time to Add More Small Groups

January Is the Perfect Time to Add More Small Groups

"Small groups are the best way to share our God-given mission in the world."
John Crist: The One Guy in Your Bible Study That Aint Even Christian

John Crist: The One Guy in Your Bible Study That Aint Even Christian

A little humorous take on playing Bible study games with people who aren't Christians.
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