5 Ways to Respect Everyone’s Time

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 […]

Leadership Investment Rhythms

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 […]

12 Criteria for Choosing Curriculum

HEAR HOW RICH DOUBLED HIS SMALL GROUPS IN JUST ONE MONTH! (2 minute video) 12 Criteria for Choosing Curriculum A question every small group leader contemplates when starting a new group or season is what content they will use for their study focus. Sometimes, this question is answered by church leadership if your church creates […]

Small Group Launch Checklist

Accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending one of these “Accelerate” Small Group Workshops! Leaders launching new groups want to have a strong start and welcome input on how to do it. Therefore, offer just enough guidance so they know what to do BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER their first meeting […]

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 […]