Small Group Leaders

Today’s church small group leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and small group resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. churchleaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every small groups pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a small groups leader or pastor of small groups ministry, you’ll find must-have small group resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Small group leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at churchleaders.com. Join millions of small group pastors and leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading small groups in your church is not only about teaching and relationship building, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

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Is a Small Group Meeting Biblical?

Where in the Bible are small group meetings?
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Are Unhealthy Small Groups Dividing Your Church?

Unhealthy small groups become cliques and destroy unity in the church.
Is My Church a Cult

Is My Church a Cult ?

At one point the pressing concerns of a close friend of mine caused me to pause and consider: is my church a cult?
small-group-attendance

Good and Bad Reasons for Taking Small Group Attendance

A debate runs between small group pastors and sometimes senior pastors about whether to keep small group attendance and why. Allen White explains why this type of recordkeeping might be good ... and a bad idea.
small group ministry

7 Questions for Starting (or Restarting) a Small Group Ministry

Starting or restarting a small group ministry requires more than just copying another church’s small group model wholesale.
Joys of Small Groups

3 Reasons to Experience the Joys of Small Groups

Within minutes of the group starting, I’m overwhelmed by the joys of smalls groups; not by the stress of another activity on the schedule, but by the sheer blessing of redemptive relationships.
Post-Traumatic-Church-Disorder

Post Traumatic Church Disorder: 12 Symptoms and 5 Treatments

Just below the surface, it affects daily interactions, vision casting and strategic planning. It affects how we relate to God and how we relate to others. I call it Post Traumatic Church Disorder.
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Accountability for Young Men, Otherwise Known as ‘Fight Club Part 2’

Get ready for 'Fight Club Part 2' small group ideas for men — and it's all about accountability.
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Ron Edmondson: My Tribute to Small Group Ministry

The best life, community and spiritual growth happened at Grace Community Church within the context of our small group ministry.
time of grief

How Small Groups Can Help in a Time of Grief

Rick Warren went into a detailed description of his son’s death. He told how his small group supported him in the most difficult chapter of his life. There are lessons here about how your small group can help in a time of grief.
discipleship of young men

Discipleship of Young Men, Otherwise Known as ‘Fight Club’

When it comes to discipleship of young men, your approach is everything. Preaching is the air assault; discipleship is the ground war. Pastors need to get in the trenches with their people and marshal the fight against sin.
church small groups

If You’ve Decided It’s Time to Reboot Your Church Small Groups . . .

With the gradual re-opening in a post-Covid world, If you decide to do a reboot, then what types of church small group program should you consider?
God's word

12 Vital Reasons Each of Us Should Be Part of a Church

We can and should worship and love Jesus individually. But we should also worship, pursue God's word and love him with others. In fact, it is essential and vital to our spiritual lives and health as believers.
negative people in church

7 Ways to Respond to Negative People in Church

Dealing with negative people in church has been a huge part of my work. I talk with pastors every week who tell me they have large groups of people who are always negative about something they are doing.
technology

Technology in Small Groups – Is Google Attending Your Meeting?

Voice assistants can help with researching topics or getting definitions of words, record lists and notes, or even read Bible passages for the group. But there is also a downside to using this kind of technology in small groups.
The Absolute Best Discussion Question You Can Ask in Small Group

The Absolute Best Small Group Bible Study Discussion Questions

Looking for the absolute small group bible study discussion questions? One of the greatest skills that you need to run a good Bible study is the instinct to craft good questions. Here's the very best one . . .
small group leader appreciation ideas

7 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas That Will Make a Difference

Here, from some of the most noted authorities on small groups, is a treasure-trove of small group leader appreciation ideas:
women

How Can You Develop More Women Small-Group Pastors?

We unintentionally silence all the women in our churches when we fail to put women in leadership roles. What can be done to develop women small-group pastors?
the pandemic

3 Huge Ways I Whiffed on the Pandemic

Trial is often another word for opportunity. We are tried to find out what we are made of. We may be revealed to be...
encourage others

8 Practical Ways to Encourage Others in Your Small Group

We need people who speak hope and build confidence into our lives so that we can consistently live in a manner that’s worthy of the Gospel of Christ. This is why God commands us to encourage others and build each other up.
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Small Group Leaders

Today’s church small group leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and small group resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every small groups pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a small groups leader or pastor of small groups ministry, you’ll find must-have small group resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Small group leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of small group pastors and leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading small groups in your church is not only about teaching and relationship building, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.