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by Jeff Tunnell Last evening I dialogued with a long-term educator and school principal. We conversed about learning methods and how evidence shows that lecture...

Why Are You Developing Leaders?

Why are you developing leaders?  Sounds like a ridiculous question.  But your answer may reveal why you’re not getting the results you want in...

Making the Plain Things the Main Things

by Joel Comiskey Over this past month, we’ve discussed various strategies that help us go deeper in making disciples. Some of the bloggers have pointed...

5 Keys to Getting Everyone to Join a Group

Iget questions…a lot of questions! When they apply to lots of people, I try to answer them here on the blog! This is one...

Individual Attention

by Abe Huber Many times we see God urging His church to go in the opposite direction of the culture when the culture is deficient...

Do Your Small Groups Cultivate This Powerful Ingredient?

What have you designed your small groups to produce? Such an important question. When I’m asked a question like that, I’m always drawn back...

Discipleship in Groups of Three

by Jeff Boersma We call our micro cells “triads.” We have used triads (groups of three) to prepare people for leadership. In fact, most of...

5 Seriously Wrong Questions About Small Group Ministry

Ilove a great question. I actually look for them and even write them down when I hear them or copy them when I read...

Making More Disciples By Making Less

by Michael C. Mack The best cell leader ever formed a small team that would eventually change the world. But first, Jesus called two sets...

Group Discipleship

Scripture says, “Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they...

The Question Everyone Ought to Be Asking

As you know…there are no problem-free strategies or solutions. Everystrategy, every solution comes with a set of problems. Wise leaders simply choose the set of problems...

5 Strategic Flaws That Cripple Ministry Impact

There are recognizable strategic flaws in the culture of churches that are stuck. Fresh eyes can almost always spot strategic flaws in an honest...

Launch New Small Groups on Easter with This Simple Strategy

Need to connect people and launch new small groups? The short season following Easter is one of the three best times every year to...

Three Fast and Easy Techniques for Developing Leaders

For leadership development to be consistent it must be a discipline you integrate into your weekly routine. Identifying specific leadership development techniques will help...

One Size Doesn't Fit All Needs

by Steve Cordle A cell group is the basic expression of the church, but it is not the only size gathering in which discipleship occurs....

Fixing Your Leadership Pipeline Problem

It’s happened once again: You’ve lost a key leader and find yourself filling in and doing things you know you shouldn’t be doing. So,...

Micro Cells

Jesus had three within his group of twelve. This group of three was Christ’s inner circle or micro cell (Luke 9:28).  The Elim church in El Salvador practices...

Why Many American Small Groups (and Churches) Fail to Reproduce

Why don't very many small groups in America reproduce themselves?I'll mention three main reasons, and discuss the third in a bit more detail today.One...

Top 10 Ways to Launch New Groups

There are many ways to launch new groups. If you’ve limited your attempts to one strategy…you truly do not know what you are missing. Here...

Cells and Neighborhoods

by Mario Vega, http://www.elim.org.sv/ A while ago, I went to visit a friend of many years in a crowded neighborhood of El Salvador. As we talked,...

‘Plunge Parties,’ Hot Tubs, and Non-Traditional Baptistries—Baptisms Today Break the Mold

“We live in an age where people like experiences. It’s not that it looks better, but it feels better. It feels more authentic, it feels more real. It’s not the container that matters. It’s what is going on in the person’s heart.”

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why...

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.

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