A 3-Step Plan for Mobilizing Your Small Group Outreach

If you want your small group to be healthy, contribute to God’s mission in the world, and inspire your group members grow closer to Jesus and help others to do the same – then voice the need to reach others with the Gospel! Get your small group thinking about others and sharing their faith. If […]

Full-Bodied Small Group Life Part 1

It might sound strange to describe small group life as being “full-bodied.” For example, I like my coffee “full-bodied,” but what does it mean when applied to community? The big idea here is that within the soil of community our roots grow deeper in Christ than they ever would in our own individual experiences (Col […]

10 Ways to Ignite Fervent Prayer in your Small Group

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Does Your Group Struggle with Praying Out Loud?

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 You’ve set aside plenty of time for prayer at the end of your group meeting. Requests and praises have been shared. You, […]

A Small Group Leader’s 30-Day Prayer Guide

Leadership Pastor, Jim Egli, endeavored to discover what makes the difference between thriving and stagnant small groups. His research involving over 4,000 group leaders came to the conclusion that praying leaders have faster growing groups. To that end, here is a tool that small group leaders can use repeatedly each month to help them build […]

How to Encourage Prayer Between Small Group Meetings

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5 Group-Hacks to a Stronger Small Group

How many times have you heard your grandparents or parents tell you about how they walked “up the hill, through the snow” to elementary school and back home? I always enjoyed hearing those stories and then teasing my father about how old he was, when he finished. Although very few enjoy navigating difficult seasons, we […]

8 Creative Prayer Ideas for your Small Group

Announcing our new online training course that features 7 total video session taught by Saddleback Church Online Pastor Jay Kranda, Downloadable notes & lesson discussion questions! Learn more by watching the free course introduction & enroll HERE! It is Tuesday evening, your small group has gathered, you have had some supper, opened up about what is […]