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Could This Happen to You One Thursday Night?

Great story that reinforces our need for small groups

Study Explores the Importance of Small Groups

A Baylor University study shows it's not the presence of small groups in a church that matters--it's the commitment level of their members.

Do You Have a Boat Story?

Great story of personal evangelism

Interview with Dr. Bill Donahue (Group Life Genius)

Learn from one of the most influential voices in small group ministry for almost two decades.

Can You Be in a Small Group and Not Know It?

You may have some great small groups already meeting that don't show up on your roster.

Invest in the Mundane? Yeah, You Should.

Celebrating the little things really matters for small group health.

Learn More from Steve Gladen on Saddleback’s Small Group Coaching Strategy

More great insights from Saddleback's brilliant small group strategies

Free Small Group Alignment Sermon Series from LifeChurch.tv

Complete (and free) sermon series from LifeChurch.tv including small group curriculum and graphics.

Steve Gladen on Saddleback’s Coaching Strategy

Learn the four kinds of groups and the care they need to grow.

Prayer Is Not Enough

Praying for the salvation of others is only part of our duty. We must also act!

Nothing is "Small" About Small Groups

Ever think about what's so small about small group ministry?

Benchmarks: Growth in Small Groups

Check out these statistics to get your finger on the pulse of small groups ministry.

Benchmarks: Developing Leaders and Tackling Challenges

Check out these statistics to get your finger on the pulse of small groups ministry.

Advice from an Experienced Small Group Member

How small groups contribute to one woman's spiritual growth

Benchmarks: Training Group Leaders

Check out these statistics to get your finger on the pulse of small groups ministry.

Benchmarks: What Other Groups are Doing

Check out these statistics to get your finger on the pulse of small groups ministry.

Enlisting Great Sunday School Leaders

Here's a few great pointers on recruiting teachers for your adult Sunday School programs.

Principles from the Largest Cell Churches

Joel Comiskey shares his vast knowledge of what makes a successful cell church.

Small Group Advice…For a Laugh

A tongue-in-cheek poke at small groups, courtesy of Jon Acuff at Stuff Christians Like.

Successful Children’s Cell Groups

Advice on developing and running small groups for kids.

At Many Churches, Pandemic Hits Collection Plates, Budgets

Churches are seeing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in their collection plates, as an untold number of congregations across the U.S. have struggled to stay afloat financially and minister to their flocks during the pandemic.

Kyle Idleman: Why We Must Do Ministry One Person at a...

Kyle Idleman joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what he has learned from Jesus about pastoring one person at a time, even at one of the largest churches in the U.S.

Articles for Small Group Leaders