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Healthy Correction in Small Groups

Healthy correction will sustain a church community and where it will allow relationships to thrive within a small group ministry.

8 Free Tools To Help Your Ministry Succeed

Having the right tools is vital. Here are eight free tools that will help you take your ministry to the next level.

Spiritual Maturity: 5 Signs You DON’T Have It

Often what we call spiritual maturity … isn't. In fact, at least five of the common claims we make about having spiritual maturity actually show we lack it.

The Secret of Gentle Confrontation

Too many Christians are scared to say something. They don’t want to do the work of keeping a brother or sister accountable. Too many Christians are cowardly when it comes to the vital task of gentle confrontation.

How to Build Sticky Small Groups

This is a very unique point in time to reach out as people are thinking about what’s important. To help them make wise decisions, and to thrive, you need to build sticky small groups.

Closing Prayers for Small Group Meetings

When it comes to prayers for small group meetings, what is the best way to close a group meeting in prayer?

The Impact of a Committed Church Small Group

John Stott wrote about the power of committed Christians as a group. It’s a great reminder that even as a minority in society, the impact of a church small group can be enormous.

Solving Problems Creatively for Your Small Group

Every problem has multiple potential solutions. Here are the best six steps to crack the code for solving problems creatively.

Innovate Your Way to Better Small Groups

Here are some key truths about innovation and how it can help you build better small groups at your church.

Closed Group vs Open Group – Which Is Best?

“How do you feel about closed or open groups?” This was a recent question I was asked by a church that was in the beginning stages of formulating their church-wide small group model. I smiled because this is a loaded question.

CPR for Your Small Groups

Do you and your small groups need CPR? Not the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation we’re familiar with, but CPR with the way you communicate: cultural popular reference.

Small Group Pastor: You Don’t Have to Know Everything

You don’t have to know everything to be the best small group point person. Actually, it’s better for your small group leaders if you don’t.

How Storytelling Can Transform Your Small Group Experience

In the context of small groups, storytelling is the personal narration of our life experiences. It is something, I believe, that is part of the very fabric of who we are as image-bearers of God.

Does God Call Leaders? Who Is Qualified?

How do we understand God's call to leadership? Have you heard the phrase, "God doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called"? What exactly does that mean?

CPR for Small Groups (Cultural Popular References)

Do you and your small groups need CPR? Not the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation we’re familiar with, but CPR with the way you communicate: cultural popular references.

6 Steps Toward Men’s Confession and Accountability Groups

One of the greatest strengths of a healthy men’s confession and accountability group is the opportunity for a guy to share what’s really going on in his life.

Why Small Groups Should Not Try to Fix Others

If the group tries to fix others, no one will be honest. It does not matter how well-meaning the group is in this, fixing kills honesty.

A Simple but Radical Shift in Small Group Formats

A paradigm shift is a fundamental change that radically changes how we approach and do things. I've recently gone through a small group paradigm shift regarding small group formats.

Small Groups: Coaching the Call

Just as we’ve all been called to ministry, called to give of ourselves to build the church, spread the gospel and empower disciples, Jesus is calling the people who make up our church to biblical community.

4 Dimensions of Jesus’ Personal Growth

"Personal growth in the hidden years is what God uses to prepare you for the public years."

Not a Will Ferrell Movie: ‘Soccer Baby Jesus’ Is Real —...

FIFA initiated its highly anticipated month-long tournament known as The World Cup. That means fans of Mexico's team have already begun praying to "Soccer Baby Jesus" in hopes of capturing the coveted trophy.

Trillia Newbell: How Church Leaders Can Deal With Fear and Anxiety

Trillia Newbell joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain how the Lord has helped her with her fear and anxiety and also to share some thoughts on women in ministry.

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