Look Up, Look In, Look Out

About two years ago, I began to wrestle internally with what was going on within my life and ministry. I didn’t feel particularly close to God, His calling on my life, and even my relationships were starting to pay the price. I felt as if I had grown into a stagnant relationship. I knew I […]

3 Areas of Growth After Learning the Hard Way

I am not writing this as an expert, but I am currently learning some valuable lessons the hard way. In May, as this Small Group Semester came to a close, I began to call a few groups to ask about their summer plans. As I hung up the phone with one group leader, my worst […]

4 Tips for Caring for Leaders in 2017

One of our primary tasks as small group point people is to shepherd our small group leaders. Small group leaders cannot shepherd their people if they do not feel cared for and supported. One of the key phrases I like to use when it comes to spiritual growth is model & invite. We as leaders […]

Tips for Caring for Ourselves by Andrew Camp

With today being the first official day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, I find it all too easy to already look past summer into the fall, when small groups will be back into full swing. After all I encouraged most of my leaders to take a break to replenish and care for themselves, so […]

Most Effective Way to Build Trust in a Small Group By Andrew Camp

I would wager that a lack of trust in a small group will lead to a lack of a small group within weeks. A small group may be the only place a person has throughout the week where they do not have to live up to others’ expectations of them, and can truly be themselves. […]