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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...

Free Devotional Guide: Extraordinary, by John Bevere

"God not only desires you to live extraordinarily but He has also equipped you to do so."

Small Groups for the Rest of Us – Implementation: The Big Picture

Small Groups for the Rest of Us - Implementation: The Big Picture from Steve Broadway on Vimeo.

Group Multiplication: Goal or Result?

Randall Neighbour wonders about the logic of small group multiplication.

Successful Children’s Cell Groups

Advice on developing and running small groups for kids.

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...

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...

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

Small Group Leaders