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Bring Structure to Your Ministry
Bring Structure to Your Ministry
Everything you need for the behind-the-scenes work of small-group ministry
Get Ready for Fall Launch
Get Ready for Fall Launch
5 steps to prepare your small-group ministry for a fantastic fall
Guía de Orientación: Director de Grupos Pequeños
Guía de Orientación: Director de Grupos Pequeños
Recursos para la persona liderando el ministerio de grupos pequeños.
Develop a Group Strategy
Develop a Group Strategy
Expert advice on creating a custom plan for your ministry
The Power of Vision
The Power of Vision
Articulate a clear vision for your ministry and see the amazing results.
The Right Way to Do Small Groups
The Right Way to Do Small Groups
What I've learned from years of small group consulting
3 Resources to Use Right Away in 2017
3 Resources to Use Right Away in 2017
Start strong with small groups in the new year.
Become a Church of Groups
Become a Church of Groups
Make small groups the core of your church, not just another ministry.
Start Where You Are
Start Where You Are
Before you make a plan, gain a clear picture of your current reality.
Connect People into Small Groups
Connect People into Small Groups
Everything you need to move people into groups
Make Your Own Video Bible Studies on a Budget
Make Your Own Video Bible Studies on a Budget
You can make great video-based studies for your church.
Starting Over from Scratch
Starting Over from Scratch
How we relaunched our small-group ministry
Small-Group Ministry Resolutions
Small-Group Ministry Resolutions
Start the new year with a new focus.
Market Your Small-Group Ministry
Market Your Small-Group Ministry
Communicate about small groups in a clear, compelling way that draws people into groups.
Keeping Community Central
Keeping Community Central
Having small groups doesn't mean you're doing this.
Get Your Groups Noticed!
Get Your Groups Noticed!
Tips to make your small-group lobby presence better and easier to manage
Running on Empty
Running on Empty
What to do when your group has hit a plateau
How to Re-Start Your Small Group
How to Re-Start Your Small Group
Believe it or not, Ctrl + Alt + Delete works in ministry, as well.
Failure to Launch
Failure to Launch
Common mistakes that promote lethargy and closure in small-group ministries
The Problem with American Small Groups
The Problem with American Small Groups
A sobering look at small groups in our own backyards
Pulling Off a Successful All-Church Campaign
Pulling Off a Successful All-Church Campaign
Here are the main benefits and challenges.
When You Have an Open Door
When You Have an Open Door
Here's how to incorporate new members into an existing small group.
Small-Group Advertising
Small-Group Advertising
All those looking for a small group, please raise your hands!
Four Keys to Customize Your Small-Group Strategy
Four Keys to Customize Your Small-Group Strategy
Use these practical steps to help re-focus your ministry.
The Power of Alignment
The Power of Alignment
Make sure all the elements of your ministry are pointed in the same direction.
We Reproduce What We Recognize
We Reproduce What We Recognize
If you're unhappy with elements of your current ministry, take a look at what you currently praise.
Reviving a Dying Small Group
Reviving a Dying Small Group
Use these resources to perform small-group CPR.
Cutting the Cord
Cutting the Cord
Here's how to successfully "birth" a new small group from an existing one.
Thriving After a Small-Groups Campaign
Thriving After a Small-Groups Campaign
Four steps to a smooth transition into "normal" group life
Assess the Health of Your Small-Group Ministry
Assess the Health of Your Small-Group Ministry
Be aware of these seven warning signs for small-group ministry.
Principles of Group Closure
Principles of Group Closure
Good endings can make for good beginnings in the future.
Re-Launching a Small-Groups Ministry
Re-Launching a Small-Groups Ministry
A variety of practical tools to help your church start again with groups
Key Principles for Relaunching
Determine if your small-group ministry needs to be relaunched and how to do it well if it does.
Starting Over
re-launching a small group ministry with finesse.
Restoring Life to Small Group Ministry
Taking the right steps, in the right order, can resuscitate a fading small group ministry.
Restarting
Ask the right questions before you begin or relaunch your small group ministry.
Chronic Jump-start Syndrome
Is your church stuck in the cycle of relaunching small groups?
Cyber Pastors
The internet can be an important tool in the development of effectiveness in small-group ministry.
Building (or Rebuilding) a Healthy small-group ministry
Seven questions that will lead to effective small groups.
Taking the Church to the People
he church must move from being the inviting church to becoming the invading church.
How to “Funnel” People into Your Group
How to move people from large group settings into small groups.
Reconnecting the Connected
How one church built groups from natural affinity groups.
A Church of “Free Market” Small Groups
A case study from Lakeview Christian Center's transition toward becoming a church of small groups
Undaunted Courage
A case study of Park Street Church, which launched small groups and transitioned—and grew—from a congregation of primarily older people to mostly 20-somethings.
Champion Your Small Group's Purpose
Make the most of 40 days of purpose.
Give Visitors a Reason to Join
Be aware of the things that keep visitors from returning.
Small Groups Built to Last
A few changes in the approach to small-group ministry can make a big difference.
A Model for Renewal
Four phases to introduce small group ministry in a declining church.
How Cell Groups Rescued My Youth Ministry
Our ministry wasn't going well, the group was unhealthy and the students weren't connecting. Then, I tried cell groups.
Where's the Youth Group?
We had to undergo transition as people decided a cell church wasn't really what they thought it would be.
Recovenanting: Secret to Small Group Health
Among small groups, it's essential to talk about group needs.