Small Group Leaders

Today’s church small group leaders 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.

Small group leaders from every denomination find ideas, 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.

Avoid This Small Group Transparency Killer

Avoid This Small Group Transparency Killer

Perhaps the number one destroyer of transparency is asking questions that are closed-ended and don’t allow people to share.
The 8 Qualities Every Small Group Leader Needs

The 8 Qualities Every Small Group Leader Needs

The best Can-Do leaders share eight qualities that keep them from getting stuck.
The Early Church and Small Groups

The Early Church and Small Groups

What does Scripture say about the early church and small groups? Imagine living in the days of the first-century church.
Why A Little Leadership Chaos Is Good Sometimes

Why a Little Leadership Chaos Is Good Sometimes

Sometimes a little leadership chaos and confusion prevailing can be a good thing.
Why the Hardest Work is Heart Work

Why the Hardest Work Is Heart Work

Heart work—the work of developing yourself—is actually the hardest work you’ll ever do. And it’s also the most rewarding.
Jesus Community

Jesus Community: The Goal of Every Church and Small Group

"Just as Jesus led his followers down an alternative path that no one expected, the Spirit of Jesus wants to do the same today."
Awkward Silence: Why Small Group Leaders Need to Get Used to It

Awkward Silence: Why Small Group Leaders Need to Get Used to It

What is one of the most difficult skills for new small group leaders to learn and do? It’s allowing awkward silence to remain in the middle of a discussion.
5 Toxic Small Group Ministry Moves

5 Toxic Small Group Ministry Moves

I’ve noticed that there is a short list of small group ministry moves that can be toxic. They often seem harmless. They don’t look dangerous. But they can cause great damage.
small group discussion

How to Deal with a Small Group Discussion Dominator

Discussion dominators tend to speak first, with much authority, and sometimes can be so intimidating that others do not participate and instead take a back seat.
What are the Next Steps of Discipleship in Small Groups?

What Are the Next Steps of Discipleship in Small Groups?

Develop your vision for next steps of discipleship in your small groups through this simple framework.
How to Launch Small Groups in Small Churches

How to Launch Small Groups in Small Churches

When it comes to launching small groups in small churches, there aren’t many great models.
introverts in small groups

7 Reasons the Introvert in Your Small Group Isn’t Talking

Why don't introverts in small groups talk...even after being in the group for a while? There are some good reasons why, even if they don't come right out and tell you!
Community Outreach

Effective Community Outreach and Small Groups

How can your small group engage in effective community outreach?
Grow Spiritually

7 Indispensable Elements Necessary for People to Grow Spiritually in Your Small Group

What does Scripture tell us about the elements necessary for growth?
Making Disciples

7 Motivations for Making Disciples

As long as you know the “why” you can always discover the “what.”
Faith

A Little Faith at Night

Faith makes you a canvas upon which the Redeemer can paint the beauty of his grace.

Small Groups: What’s the Point?

We need to make sure that our reason to do small groups--and therefore our focus--lines up with Jesus' agenda.
welcoming small groups

How to Make Small Groups Less Scary for Visitors

People want to connect, but it is usually awkward and uncomfortable.
First Small Group Meeting

Your First Small Group Meeting: Top 10 Ideas

You only get one chance to make a great first impression. Here are 10 great ideas for your first small group meeting.
Christ-Centered Practices

How a Healthy Small Group Prays: 5 Simple, Christ-Centered Practices

Does your group take prayer requests and then pray them back to God as if He isn’t present?
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Small Group Leaders

Today’s church small group leaders 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.

Small group leaders from every denomination find ideas, 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.