La Diferencia De Los Grupos Pequeños En Saddleback

Son grupos con propósito, no grupos de intereses especiales Mi respuesta es, “No es una sola cosa”. Seguido me preguntan, ¿qué es lo que la Iglesia Saddleback hace diferente en nuestra estrategia de grupos pequeños? Mi respuesta es, “no es solo una cosa”.  Porque, de hecho, nosotros probablemente hacemos varias cosas que muchas otras iglesias […]

Lo que la Biblia Enseña Sobre los Grupos Pequeños

¿Sabes dónde puedes ver el mejor modelo de expansión ilimitada y espontánea de una congregación local? ¡Solo lee el libro de los Hechos! La iglesia de Jerusalén nos da el modelo más grandioso sobre el crecimiento explosivo de la iglesia. De hecho, el crecimiento de la iglesia descrito en Hechos es un milagro. Al comienzo […]

What To Do When Your Senior Pastor Is Not Rick Warren

Hear How Rich Doubled His Small Groups in One Month (2 min vid) What to Do when Your Senior Pastor Is not Rick Warren As a small group point person, you have probably read the articles, read the books, and listened to Steve Gladen pontificate about the importance of the senior pastor casting vision for […]

Convirtiéndose En Una Iglesia Con Propósito (Una Entrevista Con Rick Warren, Parte 2)

❖ Una Entrevista Con Rick Warren (Segunda Parte) Jon Walker: Te tomó mucho tiempo el construir el edificio de Saddleback y este es algo inusual.  Cuéntanos acerca de tu filosofía de la construcción de edificios. Rick Warren: Primero, los edificios deben ser instrumentos, no monumentos.  Nosotros nunca construiríamos un edificio que no podríamos demoler – […]

Rick Warren: Small Groups & the Coming Societal Trends (Part 1)

[podcast src=”” height=”60″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”standard”] Pastor Rick Warren was this year’s keynote speaker at the “Lobby Gathering,” one of the nation’s premier small group training events. To listen to part 1 of this 2 part exclusive podcast, just click the play button above to enjoy this insightful discussion! To subscribe to our Group Talk […]

20 Small Group Quotes by Rick Warren

Lock in SUPER EARLY BIRD price by July 3rd!  Pastor Rick Warren was this year’s keynote speaker at the “Lobby Gathering,” one of the nation’s premier small group training events. Enjoy his top 20 quotes relating to small group ministry. “What the world needs more than anything else in our society today is the antidote […]

Top 50 Photos from the Lobby Gathering 2019

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Rick Warren: Why You Need the Safety Net of a Small Group

With close to 30,000 weekend attenders across all 19 campuses, Saddleback church is proud of the fact that they have more people in small groups than actually attend on the weekends! Enjoy this quick video of Pastor Rick Warren sharing why everyone needs the safety net of a small group!   Enjoy the southern hospitality […]

Daniel Thomas

Connections Director


Daniel serves as Executive Pastor at Community Church of Mountain City, TN.  Daniel and his family are on a mission to establish roots within their community, fight for peace and serve well.  He serves as our Connections Director in laying the groundwork for Circles. He loves great coffee and traveling with his wife Tia and two children, Deklan and Aden



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