Articles for Small Group Leaders

Articles for Small Group Leaders

Why the Future is Disciple-Making

Why the Future Is Disciple-Making

Programs are complex; Disciple-making is not—Jesus told us what we need to know to make disciples.
How to Make Small Groups Less Scary for Visitors

How to Make Small Groups Less Scary for Visitors

People want to connect, but it is usually awkward and uncomfortable.
This is More Important to Discipleship Than Structures

This is More Important to Discipleship Than Structures

How you can make a permanent change in your church's small group culture.
Are You Afraid to Give Up Control?

Are You Afraid to Give Up Control?

"For your church to grow, both the pastor and the people must give up control." - Rick Warren
Small Group Growth: 4 Incredibly Simple Steps You Need to Know

Small Group Growth: 4 Incredibly Simple Steps You Need to Know

What do you do when you have a great group and you just need more people?
Hospitality in the Way of Jesus

Hospitality in the Way of Jesus

The homes were strategic and the ideal delivery system for Jesus’ salvation plan.
Are You Only Connecting the Usual Suspects?

Are You Only Connecting the Usual Suspects?

How to overcome this common problem many churches face in small group ministries.
Why You Should Multiply—Not Divide—Small Groups

Why You Should Multiply—Not Divide—Small Groups

Don't let “multiplication” really become a euphemism for division.
Small Group Leader Growth: 6 Keys

Small Group Leader Growth: 6 Keys

Here are six ways to make sure you are getting better as a leader, so that everybody wins.
Why Small Group Leaders Must Learn to Say No

Why Small Group Leaders Must Learn to Say No

There is an art to saying “no” in every arena, but in the church world, it seems to be more difficult.
High Impact Instagram Ideas for Small Group Ministries

High Impact Instagram Ideas for Small Group Ministries

Find inspiration from how these churches use Instagram to build up small group ministry.
10 Simple Ways to Be Missional on Social Media

10 Simple Ways to Be Missional on Social Media

How to live as a missionary in culture through social media.
An Easy Small Group Food Idea

An Easy Small Group Food Idea

My small group enjoys starting our time together in conversation while eating some snack foods. We rotate responsibility for bringing snacks to our gatherings.
Grow Your Small Groups Through Social Media

Grow Your Small Groups Through Social Media

Here are 4 easy ways to amplify your message and grow your groups using social media.
10 Ways on How to Handle Conflict in a Healthy Way

10 Ways to Handle Conflict in a Healthy Way

Learning to deal with conflict successfully should be one of our goals as leaders.
Life-Changing Small Group Conversations

Life-Changing Small Group Conversations

How this conversation funnel can impact your small group discussions.
7 Ways to Respond to Difficult People

7 Ways to Respond to Difficult People

What do you do with constantly difficult people—some who even remain negative toward the mission God has called you to?
What's the "Fun Level" of Your Small Group?

What’s the “Fun Level” of Your Small Group?

Shouldn't Christian fellowship be a joyous experience?
5 Lies Small Group Pastors Believe

5 Lies Small Group Pastors Believe

Many people have fallen for these—have you?
9 Things You May Not Know About Introverts

9 Things You May Not Know About Introverts

The major problem with introversion, which, by the way, is not a disease—and not a problem—is the misunderstanding of it.
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