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 […]

A Prescription for Encouraging Your Small Group

Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & learn the essentials of small group ministry by attending Align Nashville! We all need encouragement! That’s always been true, and as we continue to venture deeper into 2021, everyone is feeling the need for it now more than ever. Human-beings are hard-wired for encouragement. We need people who speak […]

5 Tips for Becoming a Great Conversationalist

Our main session panels this year feature Steve Gladen (Saddleback), Bill Willits (North Point), Dave Enns (North Coast) & are hosted by Group Talk Podcast’s Carolyn Taketa! Get 30% off now by using code SAVECASH Not everyone is a natural at making conversation. This is an important skill as a small group leader because your […]

10 Ways to Ignite Fervent Prayer in your Small Group

FLASH SALE! Get $125 off Lobby 2021 through October 31st! Connect with & learn from the brightest small group ministry leaders from around the nations for 3 days & 2 nights in SoCal at the stunning Rancho Capistrano Retreat Center. Price includes registration, lodging & most meals. Use code FLASHSALE Praying in a small group can […]

What Do You Do When Politics Creep into Your Group?

FLASH SALE! Get $125 off Lobby 2021 through October 31st! Connect with & learn from the brightest small group ministry leaders from around the nations for 3 days & 2 nights in SoCal at the stunning Rancho Capistrano Retreat Center. Price includes registration, lodging & most meals. Use code FLASHSALE Every four years we as […]

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 […]

Should Groups Take a Summer Break this Year?

“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 […]

Is Your Group Tired of Talking About COVID-19?

Create Your Free SmallGroupNetwork.com Account Today! This season has been exhausting for many reasons. Many of us in the ministry world are not only working remotely, but also teaching our kids while in a seemingly endless cycle of cleaning a constantly occupied home. As discussed in a recent Group Talk podcast, virtual meetings also drain […]

Read the Room: Leaning In Vs Checking Out

In less than 2 minutes, here about how Rich doubled his small groups in one month after attending an Accelerate Small Group Workshop! As small group leaders, some can be overly focused on relationships. Group meetings have a flexible start time and no end time. The discussion may end up centering on a single bullet […]

10 Tips for New Small Group Leaders

“Huddles” are like small groups for small group point people & are found all over the world. They are a great place to find encouragement, support & ideas for your small group ministry! To start or join one click here If you had 2-minutes to share a handful of tips to help a brand new […]