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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...

Free Resource: Getting Along with People

Relationships can be complicated. But we can't live our lives alone; we must get along with others.

Free Discussion Guide: Culture Making, by Andy Crouch

"It is not enough to condemn, critique, copy, or just consume culture. The only way to change culture is to create culture."

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...

Training to Evangelize

by Mario Vega As I shared on an earlier blog,  the leader is a Christian who shares his faith with a small group of...

Review: Real Life Discipleship Training Manual

Looking for a way to equip disciples who make disciples?  You may want to take a look at the real life discipleship training manual,...

Can All Cell Leaders Be Coaches?

Joel Comiskey shares the advantages of using coaches to care for cell leaders.

Free Book Chapter: Simple Small Groups, by Bill Search

Discover three patterns for building a healthy small group.

Engage Timid Learners in Your Group

Help your shy group members participate comfortably.

Pastors Drive Me Nuts

I’m going to say something that might make some of you angry today, but I just have to say it:  Some pastors drive me...

Training For a Task

Jeff Tunnell Training should have an end in mind at the onset.  Training is task oriented. It would  be pointless to have a soccer...

The Why Behind the Way of Your Small Group Ministry Strategy

We all have reasons for the way we’ve designed our small group ministries.  You use a particular strategy or system for a...

Americans' Social Circle Decreasing

In spite of Facebook and Twitter, the size of the average American's social circle is smaller today than 20 years ago.

The Naked Truth – Part 1

Randall Neighbor says small groups are for producers not consumers.

Benefits of Ministry Equipping

by Steve Cordle Virtually every believer knows that after his resurrection, Jesus commissioned his followers, saying, “Go into all the world and...

As America Celebrates the Legacy of MLK, Evangelicals Remain Divided on...

In the half century since his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. has become almost universally beloved. However, disagreement about how, and by whom, his name should be leveraged in our own time has become a contentious debate. 

Kyle Idleman: Why We Must Do Ministry One Person at a...

Kyle Idleman joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what he has learned from Jesus about pastoring one person at a time, even at one of the largest churches in the U.S.

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