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Reboot Your Small Group Christmas Party

This year, remember the most important element of your small group Christmas party.

How to Beat Small Group Burnout

You can avoid burnout in ministry, but you need to start now.

6 Things Guaranteed to Make Your Small Group Feel Awkward (and How to Avoid Them)

We’ve all been to them: awkward small groups. For one reason or another, something wasn’t clicking.

11 Ways to Value Children and Small Groups

Children are a blessing from God, not a deal-breaker for your own spiritual formation.

How to Develop the Habits of Discipleship

11 ways to form spiritual growth habits that WORK.

Engage Your Small Group in ANY Bible Passage: 4 Powerful Questions

Helping your small group respond to God as you dig into the Bible together is largely a matter of asking the right questions.

4 Keys to Connecting People No One Else Can

"To connect people no one else is connecting, we must do things no one else is doing."

Accountability That Works

Some accountability comes across as coaching and encouraging; other efforts at accountability seem condescending and defeating.

Must Haves for New Small Group Leaders

Essential building blocks for a successful small group ministry.

12 Tips for a Successful Campaign

You'll want to read these top tips from small group guru Steve Gladen as you prepare for your fall churchwide campaign.

5 Key Steps to a Disciplemaking System in Your Church

Jesus commanded us to make disciples. Jesus has given us His Spirit to empower us to do it. He has given us His authority to accomplish it.

Milestones for Small Groups: How to Measure Spiritual Growth

Having trouble measuring spiritual growth? Here's a practical list to help you assess the discipleship happening in your small group ministry.

Small Groups for the Homeless: Could Your Church Do Them?

What would it look like to minister to the homeless through small groups?

Making the Most of a “Teachable Moment”: 7 Steps

Mike Mack helps you leverage a "golden opportunity" to develop a staff or volunteer leader.

Post-Easter: 3 Steps to Launch New Groups (and 5 Great Studies for New People)

After Easter 2015, there will still plenty of spring left before summer, and it makes sense to launch another wave of small groups.

7 Questions to Help Develop Strengths, Not Weaknesses

People can fire off a list of their weaknesses, no problem, but ask them for their strengths and they hesitate.

4 Ways to Grow Your Small Group

Jim Egli gives his views on new research providing helpful tips on what drives small group growth.

Dan Cathy Shares Leadership Advice From His Years at Chick-fil-A: ‘Never...

.@ChickfilA board chairman @dancathy recently shared that the purpose of America’s #1 favorite restaurant’s is “to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that’s entrusted” to them.

Holly Catterton Allen: How Your Church Can Help Children Be Spiritually...

Dr. Holly Catterton Allen joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain that, contrary to what we might assume, children are deeply spiritual and to share how churches can help kids develop resilience.

Small Group Leaders How To's