8 Ways to Enrich Your Small Group through Authenticity

Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & learn the essentials of small group ministry by attending Align Denver! The people who have made the greatest impact on me and my spiritual formation were authentic. They were real about their lives and struggles. They weren’t insecure or territorial. They weren’t image-conscious or secretive. Rather, they […]

How to Respond When Your Small Group Disappoints You

SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICE has been extended through Sept 30th! Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending “Accelerate!” The “Accelerate!” small group workshop will help you & your leadership team build a 12 to 18 month strategic plan for your Small Group […]

4 Strategies for Building a Balanced Small Group

Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending one of our “Accelerate!” small group workshops. For more info or to register, VISIT Balance has always been elusive for me in ministry. Earlier on, I grew skeptical of it because I pictured it as being […]

4 Keys to Small Group Ministry Longevity

Start a “Huddle” this month & receive FREE swag! “Huddles” are like small groups for small group point people & are found all over the world! Upon registering your Huddle online, we will mail you official SGN swag & one of our leaders will follow up with you to provide you with all the support […]

The Value of A Great 1st Experience in Your Group

Accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending one of these “Accelerate” Small Group Workshops! I’ll never forget the first time that I walked into Disney World in Orlando, FL. You know you hear about how amazing it is and how it’s the happiest place on earth and so on. But […]

3 Reasons to Fight for the Right to Party

As groups point people,we all have grand visions and hopes for what happens in those groups; things like accountability, service, knowledge, community and transparency. We even have tools to get those results, including Bible study, sermon discussions, video content, service projects, and prayer times.While all of these tools are clearly important, sometimes we forget one […]

Keep Your Eye On The Prize

When Huddle leaders around the world were asked for their most profound small groups learning last year, one pastor in Europe got straight to the point: “It is not numbers and growth but health and balance of purposes that makes the difference in the life of small group ministry. It was the greatest discovery I found […]

Shepherds Are Sheep Too

If you pastor, lead, or mentor others in the church then you are a shepherd. You are what the Bible refers to as an “overseer” (Acts 20:28) and those who are placed under your care are your sheep. A shepherd’s primary responsibility is to the safety and welfare of the flock. I our world, that […]

Overcoming Offense at the Table

Jesus stated that one of the signs of the end times would be the exponential increase of “offense.” Not only can this poison unbelievers, it also threatens the health of the church as well. If Christ-followers aren’t knitted together in the opposite fashion of worldly individualism, they too will be ill equipped to navigate the […]

Seven Tips for Maintaining Healthy Groups By Judy Colegrove

As Pastors and Point Leaders we want our groups to succeed. But what does success look like? How do you define it?  Here are some tips for maintaining healthy small groups.  Stay focused on the vision Make sure your leaders know and can recite the vision and values of the church and the small group […]