Browse Training Tools by alphabet - S
Shepherd New Believers
Shepherd New Believers
Learn what you can do to steer new believers in your group toward growth.
Shepherding Group Members
Shepherding Group Members
Practical training that helps leaders embrace their role as shepherd
Small Groups and Evangelism
Small Groups and Evangelism
Help your groups reach out to those who need the love of Christ.
Small Groups Assessment Pack
Small Groups Assessment Pack
Take a step back and evaluate the effectiveness of your small-groups ministry.
Small-Group Apprentice: Orientation Guide
Small-Group Apprentice: Orientation Guide
Basic training for new and potential small-group apprentices
Small-Group Assimilation Strategies
Small-Group Assimilation Strategies
Bring church members into your groups, and group members into your church.
Small-Group Coach Orientation Guide
Small-Group Coach Orientation Guide
Helpful articles and forms that equip coaches to perform their role well
Small-Group Director Orientation Guide
Small-Group Director Orientation Guide
Resources for the person leading the small-group ministry
Small-Group Evaluations
Small-Group Evaluations
Make sure your individual groups and overall ministry are healthy.
Small-Group Facilitator Orientation Guide
Small-Group Facilitator Orientation Guide
This guide has been specially designed to provide orientation and basic training for your church's new small-group facilitators and teachers.
Small-Group Host Orientation Guide
Small-Group Host Orientation Guide
This guide has been specially designed to provide orientation and basic training for your church's small-group hosts.
Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide
Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide
A helpful overview of the basics of small-group leadership
Small-Group Leader Training Program
Small-Group Leader Training Program
Set a firm foundation for your new small-group leaders.
Small-Group Member Orientation Guide
Small-Group Member Orientation Guide
Help your new and potential group members know what to expect, and what will be expected of them.
Small-Group Ministry Metrics
Small-Group Ministry Metrics
Measure what matters.
Social Media for Small-Group Ministry
Social Media for Small-Group Ministry
How to use social media to connect, inform, and mobilize group members
Soul Care
Soul Care
Principles and practices to care for your soul and your group members' souls
Spiritual Director: Orientation Guide
Spiritual Director: Orientation Guide
Resources for shepherding, guiding, and providing spiritual care
Spiritual Disciplines Assessment Pack
Spiritual Disciplines Assessment Pack
Evaluate your spiritual health.
Spiritual Disciplines for Leaders
Spiritual Disciplines for Leaders
Practices that can provide focus and refreshment for small-group ministry leaders
Spiritual Formation
Spiritual Formation
Practical ways for small groups to find a better rhythm with God
Start Your New Group
Start Your New Group
Everything new leaders need to start strong
Start Your Small-Group Ministry
Start Your Small-Group Ministry
Everything you need to start a new ministry
Starting a House Church
Starting a House Church
Helpful advice from experienced leaders in the simple-church movement
Starting a New Small Group
Starting a New Small Group
A great guide for first-time group leaders
Stay Connected Through the Summer
Stay Connected Through the Summer
Make the most of summer—whether or not you take a break.
Staying Connected to Your Church
Staying Connected to Your Church
Tools for getting and keeping your small groups connected to your church's mission
Successful Short-Term Groups
Successful Short-Term Groups
Whether you're doing a campaign or trying out some specialty groups, use this resource to make them successful.