7 Keys to Create a Family Culture in Your Group

Accelerate the health and growth of your small group ministry by attending one of these “Accelerate” Small Group Workshops! Near Mpumalanga, South Africa, are the marvelous and mysterious Echo Caves. One of the more amazing plants found there is the Wild Fig tree. As far as plant life goes, these fig trees appear to be […]

3 Steps You Can Take TODAY to Build a Healthier Groups Ministry

We just had the Purpose Driven Church Conference at Saddleback. There were thousands of pastors that came to learn and grow. I was talking with one whose question was really good.   How can we possibly make sure groups don’t go crazy? I mean, we have so many scattered all over the place. We don’t […]

An Exponential Leadership Lesson That Most Pastors Miss

I have been a student of small group ministry for many years. Recently I asked the leaders of SGN huddles around the world for one thing that they learned this past year that significantly changed their group strategy. The following is a very insightful comment from a pastor in Australia: “As a Pastor with multiple […]

5 Questions That Could Save Your Ministry

There’s no shortage of “answers” on the Internet. If you’re looking for opinions on any topic they are only a click away. However, after we wade through these so-called answers we often find ourselves scratching our heads and wondering, “Ok so now what do I do?” Colin Wright once said, “Ignorance is a temporary affliction, […]

What Do Leaders Need To Learn (Part 1)

Extraordinary leaders give their followers an example to follow, a purpose to live for, and values to live by. They do it by continually learning about three things. They become an example to follow by learning about who they are. They define a purpose to live for by learning about why they are here. They […]

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 […]