Leading Small Group Leaders

When you are leading small group leaders, you face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and small group resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every small groups pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a small groups leader or pastor of small groups ministry, you’ll find must-have small group resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Those who are leading small group leaders from every denomination find free resources for small group leaders, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of small group pastors and leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading small groups in your church is not only about teaching and relationship building, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

Something You Could Give Your Life To

Doing, achieving, and performing vs. being, resting, and abiding.

Josh Walters on Seacoast’s Missional Community Strategy

Interview about why Seacoast is focusing groups on mission

Leaders Lurk Where You're Not Looking

Your best future leaders may not be the usual suspects.

Great Q & A About Multiplying Groups

Brian Hofmeister discusses this important subject.

Testing Your Leadership: People vs. Programs

Are you investing in relationships or programs?

An Open Letter to Older Leaders

Great thoughts from a young leader seeking to honor and challenge previous generations

Don't Give Books to Your Small Group Leaders

Surprising advice from Randall Neighbour, head of TOUCH publishing.

Being Busy Doesn't Make You Fulfilled

Don't confuse being around people with having meaningful relationships.

Become God's Best Marketing Strategy

We are God's best marketing strategy when our hearts look first to the interests of others.

Boosting Small Group Love: 4 Small Group Event Ideas for This Valentine’s Day

Four practical ideas for turning Valentine's Day into an opportunity for small group growth.

Did You Do Life Together Last Week?

Maybe our ideas about what qualifies as a "small group meeting" need to be reexamined.

Small Groups: Some Assembly Required

God’s intent for us is to become spiritually mature, and in order to do that, we need to be connected to other people.

Free Small Group Study: Luke 17:11-19

Need a study between studies? This one is free and great!

What’s Your Connection Quotient?

How "sticky" is your group? Take this two-part test to see how well your group connects with new people.

Normality is Not Normal

Heather Zempel reminds us that community only happens when we take off our masks.

This Ain't FedEx

Discipleship is not a short process; change happens slowly.

Decision Paralysis

Discipleship strategies that try to be all things to all people leave people confused and paralyzed.

"Touch" Your Small Group This Christmas

Ron Wilbur of Saddleback Church encourages group leaders to make sure no one falls through the cracks this Christmas.

Don't Discard Anyone

It's easy to write people off. Don't do it! Group leaders need care to succeed.

Facing Shame Issues in a Small Group

Why some group members don't want to open up and how to help

Latest News

N.T. Wright: the New Testament Is Clear on Female Preachers

While the American church continues to wrestle and debate about the question "What does the Bible say about female preachers?" Theologian N.T. Wright says the New Testament is clear.

New Podcasts

Danielle Strickland: Jesus Is the Healer of Gender Inequality in the...

"Jesus is the great equalizer," says Danielle Strickland. "He’s the great liberator for all peoples"—and that includes women in the church.