Evangelistic Prayer

Top 10 things you don't want to hear as you pray for the person who will fill your empty chair.

Mentoring New Small-Group Leaders on your TEAM

Using situational leadership with your apprentice.

Small-Group Leadership Mentoring

What is shepherding, really?

One of the Lucky Ones

How to bless others—and yourself—through effective mentoring.

It’s Never Too Early to Start

Mentoring future Small-Group Leaders from the next generation.

You're Old!

Top 10 great things about being the oldest Small-Group Leader in the world.

Plan A - Small Group Community

When life isn't working as we have planned, God's plan is usually at work.

Balancing the Tensions of Small Group Life

Five main small group conflicts and how to go about solving them.


Top 10 things overheard as a Small-Group Leader speaks to his psychologist.

Training Leaders on Purpose

If you want small groups to be successful, you have to train and support the leaders.

Why Bother if Extra Grace is Required?

With love and God's grace, significant healing can happen.

Taking the Sting Out Of Criticism

Time tested paths to peace while under attack

Handling Difficult People: When Extra Grace is Required

Difficult people can be confusing and overwhelming to lead, having a framework in place can make the situation easier for you both.

An Atmosphere of Grace

Is there a way to minister to your group, and still help a difficult person move deeper in their spiritual journey?

Kids and Small Groups—Handling Difficult Children

Children have the same needs as adults in many areas of their lives.

We Aren't Big, We're Just Right!

Top 10 excuses for a small group never birthing.

Icebreakers and Beyond

Jesus used simple, easy questions to lead into his deeper, soul-probing questions.

Give Me a Good Question!

If you plan your meeting using carefully thought-out questions, you’ll be on your way to leading a study that changes lives.

The Best Questions, Ever!

Three small group veterans share their favorite questions and question-asking strategies.

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