Can I Ask Someone to Leave My Small Group?

Can I Ask Someone to Leave My Small Group?

Discerning the answer to this complex question
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We must be faithful to God’s call, even when it means doing the hard work of handling difficult group situations. May we grow in courage to love boldly, and may God give us the wisdom and discernment to do so in a way that honors him and builds the church.

—Kimberly Penrod Pelletier is a writer, speaker, and spiritual director in-training passionate about transformation at the soul-level in the midst of everyday life experiences. She attends Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL where she has been a small group leader, teacher, and retreat speaker. You can find her blogging at www.inthewarpandwoof.com about contemplative living in everyday life, including mothering, marriage, grief, chronic illness, and good food.

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