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Are You Sick of Unrelenting Disappointment?

Unrelenting disappointment leaves you heartsick, but a sudden good break can turn life around. ~Proverbs 13:12 (The Message) Have you ever felt like the first half...

Do You Drive By Multiple Small Groups to Get to Your Small Group Meeting?

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of breaking bread with a discipleship/small groups pastor in a suburb of Northwest Houston whose personal...

The Power of Youth-Led Cell Groups

I believe in youth cells. I began my ministry as a youth cell leader back in 1975 when I was nineteen years old. I...

Youth Cell Groups

Time flies so quickly, Just this month, Celyce and I began to experience the empty nest. Many of you are going through the same...

One of the Most Important Questions You’ll Face

The following passage is much loved by followers of Christ. If you are a believer in Jesus, you’ve probably read the following words before....

Where Is the Small Group Movement Today?

Lately I have been studying the beginnings of the small group movement in order to better understand what we can learn today. Last week...

Three Realities in the Hunt for Potential Small Group Leaders

How do you spot a potential small group leader? Facial recognition software? Identifying marks? Some kind of spiritual profiling? How do you know what to...

Practical Tips for Children in Cell Ministry

I believe we need to allow children to begin experiencing cell life at a young age. I like what Daphne Kirk said, “The children...

8 Commitments for Small Group Leaders

Whether you use a low or high bar of small group leadership, I think all of us have hope that our leaders will do more than...

Connect With Your Neighbors This Fall: Top 10 Ideas for Small Groups

It doesn’t take much imagination to find ways for small group members to connect with their neighbors. Sometimes all it takes is a crisp...

Teacher, Leader, Shepherd, Host: What’s in a Name?

What do you call your small group leaders? Better yet, what do they do? Are they teachers…in any sense of the word? Leaders … where...

What Do Tomorrow's Leaders Look Like Today?

There will be a whole new set of leaders in your organization in the next few years. The leaders of today will be long...

6 Keys to Accelerating Small Group Ministry Growth and Impact

Once you make the decision that small groups will be your primary (or only) delivery system for connection and discipleship it only makes sense...

5 Commitments That Propel and Sustain a Thriving Small Group Ministry

Ever wonder why some small group ministries seem to steadily move to new levels of success and health while others start with a bang...

Preparing the Lesson

Most of you reading this blog know that spiritual preparation is more important than lesson preparation. However, we dare not forget that lesson preparation...

10 Keys to a Great First Meeting of a New Group

Whether you’re a brand new leader or a seasoned veteran starting a new group, it’s natural to feel a little nervous about your first...

5 Reasons You're Not Getting Leadership Development Results

You’re spending time, money and manpower trying to develop leaders in your organization, but your leadership pipeline remains dry and devoid of any new...

How to Prepare Yourself for the Small Group Meeting

Do yourself and your group a favor. Cease all cell preparation at least one-half hour before the cell begins (e.g., lesson, refreshment preparation, etc.)....

Things Pastors Say That Just Aren't True

As a ministry consultant I’ve travelled all over the United States and heard pastors say all kinds of things that just aren’t true. As...

How to Lead a Dynamic Cell Meeting

My fastest selling book is How to Lead a Great Cell Group Meeting So People Want To Come Back. Many chuckle at the phrase, “So...
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