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Why I Love Online Small Groups

Online Small Groups PART 1 A friend of mine and I started an online small group and it’s an incredible experience!  In a very...

Training Material

by Joel Comiskey I’m here in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada (greater Toronto area) having just finished a cell church conference for pastors and leaders...

ChurchTeams Provides Two Key Distinctives

    Once your small group ministry grows beyond a few groups you’re going to need new capabilities: a system that makes it easy 24/7 to find...

Religion, Prophets, & Leading from the Heart

As I began reading the Book of Amos this morning, I read the Introduction from The Message about religion and the role of prophets....

The End is Near!!

This video from Renaissance Church in Summit, New Jersey cracked me up so I just had to share it with you.  Great example...

Training Outside the Classroom

By Michael Sove Over the last 15 years I have used many different approaches to cell leader training.  Let me share with you some...

Control vs Care: Coaching Small Group Leaders

Had lunch yesterday with a potential coaching candidate.  We had a great conversation as we talked about the coaching concept, his background...

Intergenerational Supplement Now Available

Since the release of TOUCH's Community Life Series of group curriculum, churches have been asking for ways to use the material in groups...

Group Multiplication: Goal or Result?

Randall Neighbour wonders about the logic of small group multiplication.

Each One Teach One

Jeff Tunnell I sat in a class of 7 people this morning covering “Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”. Conducted by Loma Linda University and taught...

Assumptions: What’s Probable and Possible for Existing Groups

When I consult with churches about building small group ministry, one of the first discussions we often have is about what’s probable and...

A Sense of Us

There are some biblical principles that are as true for small groups as for marriages, teams, partnerships, or any kind of enterprise where...

One Equipping Track; Many Ways to Teach It

by Joel Comiskey I remember when we first started using our training track (equipping series) in Ecuador. We tried to train the Ecuadorians...

Q & A: How Can I Break the 50% in Groups Barrier?

Have you ever been stuck and couldn’t figure out what was keeping you from taking a next step or reaching a next level? ...

Training Group Members

I saw this video recently on Alan Danielson's YouTube page and it got me thinking about training small group participants how to be productive...

2 Sides Of The Same Coin

I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out a very unhealthy trend in our western church culture:  we often tend to neatly separate...

Training the Army

By Steve Cordle When my boys turned 16, they each eagerly started the process of learning to drive. That meant they visited the...

My Life-Change Story

Here’s my story: Growing up in a Southern Baptist Church (First Baptist Albuquerque, NM), my father was a Deacon and both of my parents...

Trained for What?

By Michael Sove Leading a cell is far more than opening your home or showing up at someone else’s and facilitating a lesson.  Leading...

Now Is the Time To Think About What’s Next

Here’s reality.  The best way to sustain the momentum of what you are about to do…is to be ready for the turn at...

‘Redeeming Love’ Movie Releases—But Should Christians Go See It?

The film, “Redeeming Love,” based on the Christian novel of the same name, released today in theaters. Author Francine Rivers says her story demonstrates “the pursuing love that God shows to His people,” but Christian author Phylicia Masonheimer believes it could be "enormous stumbling block" for some.

Jackie Hill Perry: Why We Have the Wrong Idea About God’s...

Jackie Hill Perry joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why the holiness of God is far more beautiful than we often think it is.

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