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Just like it's important to have routine medical checkups to gauge your physical well-being, the small groups in your church need periods of assessment and evaluation in order to properly maintain ministry health. The handouts in this Assessment Pack are designed to evaluate specific dimensions of small-group ministry. They address individual small groups as well as church-wide group ministries.
Evaluate a Church-Wide Ministry
Five Essentials for Small Group Health
How to keep your groups growing vibrantly
by Randall Neighbor
Seven Warning Signs
Check for these seven areas where your small-group ministry can go sour
by Jack Dyson
A Gathering of Men
An effective group ministry can be a great entry point for men into the life of the church
by Patrick Morley
Evaluate Individual Groups
A Big-Picture Assessment
Take a look at your group's leadership, soul life, and relationship to the whole church
3 John 2-4
by Dan Lentz
A Measure of Group Health
How close does your group come to matching the profile of a healthy, thriving ministry?
by Len Woods
When a Group Is Sick
Help find out whether course corrections are needed, or if it's time to abandon ship
by Rick Lowry
Search out your heart and your performance by considering these key issues
by Len Woods
Evaluating Group Discussions
How well do you practice these principles of small-group discussions?
by JoHannah Reardon
Books, downloads, and websites to help you assess the effectiveness of your small-group ministry.
Total number of pages - 14