10 Tips for New Small Group Leaders

If you had 2-minutes to share a handful of tips to help a brand new group host / leader get started in building community, what would you say? Include fellowship time on the front and tail-end of your meeting time, and when possible have food. Start and end on time. All of these elements encourage […]

4 Keys to Small Group Ministry Longevity

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 […]

Are You Leading Yourself Spiritually?

Start a “Huddle” this month & receive FREE swag! “Huddles” are like small groups for small group point people & are found all over the world! The purpose of Huddles is to connect small group point people together a few times a year to build relationships, find encouragement & to share ideas & resources relating […]

The Oreo Method

Do you like Oreos? What is your favorite part? My favorite Oreos are the golden ones- the crispy outer shell and that sugary cream center. Leadership is a lot like Oreos. No, leadership is not crunchy on the outside and smooth on the inside. But, they do have more similarities than you would think. An Oreo […]

The 1 Thing Your Leadership Development Pathway is Missing

When we talk “leadership development pathway,” I’ll bet you think about all of the cognitive steps leaders need to take to develop. You start to map out the markers all along the way, from trainings to gatherings to curriculum. But there’s one primary aspect of development you just might have overlooked.   You can’t grow […]

The Top 5 Podcasts of 2016

When I was a kid I loved the show MacGyver about a secret agent who saves the day once a week.  In every show Mac, as his friends call him, ended up in some impossible life and death scenario where he used just his smarts, a stick of gum, a bit of wire and his trusty Swiss […]