Exponential Thinking

There are many different principles behind the 40 Days of Purpose that make it effective and make it powerful and successful, not only here at Saddleback, but in a lot of churches.  But there is one principle that I believe is more important than all the others when doing a campaign like 40 Days of […]

4 Impactful Ways to Celebrate Easter With Your Group and Others

Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending “Accelerate!”  Easter is an important time for us to not only reflect on God’s great love, but to share His love with those around us. Easter often brings familiar things, such as gathering around with […]

Exponential Small Group Growth in a Post-Covid World

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Church small group growth can be exponential… even at your church! Find out from some of the experts on how to grow your small groups in a big way! Part 1: Exponential Thinking by Rick Warren Part 2: Exponential Growth from the SGN Virtual Lobby Gathering [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”thinking”][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Rick Warren There are many […]

4 Pandemic-Friendly Leader Appreciation Ideas

Learn the key foundations to launch & lead dynamic Kids Small Groups at your church. Featuring: 5 HD Video Sessions, Downloadable Docs & Lesson Discussion Questions. Learn more by watching the free course introduction & enroll HERE As we approach the end of another year, let’s be sure to show our small group leaders just how […]

3 Keys to Using Social Media Responsibly

FLASH SALE! Get $125 off Lobby 2021 through October 31st! Connect with & learn from the brightest small group ministry leaders from around the nations for 3 days & 2 nights in SoCal at the stunning Rancho Capistrano Retreat Center. Price includes registration, lodging & most meals. Use code FLASHSALE While all Christians are called to […]

Fall Training How-To’s

fall small group leader training

Training is not a one-time exercise with group leaders. It is one among many facets of how you provide ongoing care and development for your leaders. This is important to remember as you look ahead to the fall and consider how you want to equip your leaders to start and stay strong with their groups. […]

3 Keys to Ease Your Members back into Small Groups

Presenting our new online training course – “Align!” Align will help you learn the small group ministry essentials. It features… 8 HD video session taught by Steve Gladen  A downloadable workbook Lesson discussion questions An official Small Group Network completion certificate A special gift to help further your Small Group Ministry Learn more by watching […]

4 Creative Ideas to Foster Connections this Summer

This is the course I wish I would have had 35 years ago when I started small group ministry.” – Steve Gladen Presenting our new online training course – “Align!” Align will help you learn the small group ministry essentials. It features… 8 HD video session taught by Steve Gladen  A downloadable workbook Lesson discussion questions […]

3 Keys to Revisit Your Church’s Vision for 2020

“This is the course I wish I would have had 35 years ago when I started small group ministry.” – Steve Gladen Presenting our new online training course – “Align!” Align will help you learn the small group ministry essentials. It features… 8 HD video session taught by Steve Gladen  A downloadable workbook Lesson discussion questions […]

5 Ways to Keep Community Vibrant through COVID-19 [Podcast]

In PART #1 of this exclusive series on COVID-19 & Small Groups, hosts Steve Gladen & Derek Olson talk about 5 ways that you can keep community vibrant through COVID-19. Just click play to listen to this episode below. PART #2 – 5 Ways to Launch Online Small Groups NOW during COVID-19 PART #3 – […]