Before your small group heads out on an evangelism activity, try these prayers.
My parents taught me to be kind to everyone, and to have empathy and compassion.
I spoke at length with Millennial students about a “fresh wind” that seems to be sweeping across our churches, the way we look at discipleship and ministry, and the way we do groups.
Here are three quick ideas from worldwide small group huddles that your small group ministry can take advantage of today.
Burnout (either for you or your family) is a result of practicing ministry with an underdeveloped character.
Randall Neighbour offers ten points to strengthen your small group leadership.
Jesus led a small group.
An easy way to promote small groups in your Sunday service.
We will cultivate disciples rather than creating passive spectators.
One of the most significant findings from my research involving over 4,000 small group leaders is that praying leaders have faster growing groups.
If I had to summarize Ephesians 4, this is what I would say: The highest joys of friendship grow in the soil of the deepest struggles.
In contrast to traditional churches where believers have a passive and consumer role, cell churches are committed to helping each member become actively involved both the cell and the celebration.
The goal of group singing is connection: connection with God and each other.
Let's stop looking for this ethereal, perfect leader.
There is no one way to do church. There is no one way to do small groups.
We often look for those who mesh with our personality but pass over those who follow a different drummer.
Currently, I am dedicating my time, talent and treasure to four movements where we are seeing lives transformed and communities reached with the Gospel.
Just after Easter is a promising time to plug more people into your small group ministry.
"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."
Joel Comiskey and I recently surveyed over 1,800 small group leaders from around the world to discover what makes small groups grow.