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Give the Gift of Leadership Confidence

One of the greatest gifts you can give to a young leader is your belief in them.  I’m convinced that was a large...

3 Keys to a Coaching Tune-Up

You made it through the holidays.  You’re getting ready to start the second best run for new groups (see How to Build an Annual...

Gospel & Community, a Testimony.

The following is a blog from Summit member Bonnie Boisvert that she has graciously allowed me to re-post here for you to see. ...

Why You Can’t See God Right Now

You can’t see God right now because you don’t want to. I read 95% non-fiction.  The fiction I read is stuff like The Pilgrim’s Progress. I...

The Worst Group EVER

Have you ever ended up in a lousy small group? Wait let me guess: Someone in the group wouldn't shut up The leader only asked yes...

It's a DNA Problem

The best thing you can do to build a strong small group ministry is understand the heart and mind of your church.

Free Discussion Guide: Compounding Minutes

"With what limited time we have, how can we know that we are investing it wisely?"

Free Article: Healing Truths

"Healing and hope for life's desperate moments."

Good Small Groups

Ben shares several qualities that make a small group great.

Free Discussion Guide: At Capacity

"There never seems to be enough time to get it all done. How can we possibly accomplish all that we need to do?"

I Feel Useless

What’s a blogger to do?  I’m dry and can’t think of anything to write about.  There’s a ton going on in the world that...

Top 10 Posts of 2010 – #4 Discipleship

Discipleship Vs. Leadership Development Here is a question I get a lot:  What’s the difference between discipleship and leadership development?  Good question.  Fundamentally the...

Will You Reach Far Enough in 2011?

Who will you connect in 2011?  Will you focus your efforts on the usual suspects?  Those still unconnected folks that already attend...

Top 20 Favorite Blog Posts of 2010

Here are my favorite 20 posts by some of my favorite bloggers last year. Tattoo Man, Brian Jones Enchi-fricken-ladas, Alan Danielson Burritos, John Eldridge Thou Shalt Offend...

Truth With Love

I was reminded the other night how critical the manner in which we dialogue about the gospel can be either a barrier or...

All Things New

The start of a new year reminds us that there is a chance for renewal.  New growth.  New life.  Fresh starts. It’s a time of...

What's Next for My Small Group?

Key questions for evaluating the direction of your small group

Free Discussion Guide: Your Days are Numbered

"Time is our most valuable asset. There's something more important than knowing what time it is: it's knowing what to do with our time."

This Ain't FedEx

Discipleship is not a short process; change happens slowly.

Prayer Is Not Enough

Praying for the salvation of others is only part of our duty. We must also act!

BREAKING: Brent Leatherwood To Remain ERLC President; Trustee Chairperson Resigns

Just hours after the Southern Baptist Convention's (SBC) Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) announced that it had removed Brent Leatherwood from his position as president, the ERLC retracted their press release.

Digital Expert Brad Hill Shares With Ed Stetzer What ‘Spiritually Open’...

Brad Hill joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain just how valuable a resource the internet can be for pastors and why digital ministry is not merely an on-ramp to get people into church.

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