Three Breakthrough Ideas from the Global Small Group Movement

Every month small group ministry leaders are meeting around the world, finding fellowship and wisdom with other ministry leaders in their community. What they’re actually discovering in Small Group Network huddles is that we are better together. Here are three quick ideas from worldwide small group huddles that your small group ministry can take advantage […]

Small Groups vs Support Groups: What’s the Difference? Part 1 [Podcast]

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4593714/height/26/theme/standard-mini/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/” height=”26″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”mini”]Q What is the difference between small groups and support groups? How do we care for the people in our small groups in ways that are healthy without becoming therapists for them? How do we keep small groups on track for their intended purpose? If you or anyone on your team […]

Casting the NET: The What, Why and How of ONLINE Groups [Podcast]

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4451847/height/26/theme/standard-mini/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/” height=”26″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”mini”]If you are interested in learning about how online groups can help you & your church fulfill its mission of reaching the un-churched & making disciples, then you’ve come to the right place! Jay Kranda is the Online Campus Pastor at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA. The Online Campus includes […]

What Do Small Group Leaders Really Need? By Judy Colegrove

I have been coaching small group leaders for a while and having been a group leader myself, I would like to address the question: What do small group leaders really need? Small group leaders are on the front lines of ministry.  They are the ones who are up close and personal with the people of […]

Lead with Questions and Avoid Those Awkward Moments by Matt Graybill

Awkward conversations are the worst. I remember the first time I struck up enough courage to call a girl I liked on the phone. I am pretty sure I said hello and then waited a minute for her to say something. Sometimes small groups and leading small groups can be as awkward as a middle […]