A Model for Renewal

Four phases to introduce small group ministry in a declining church.

The Coach's Role in Breaking Growth Barriers

Multiplication can be a barrier to overcome, but there are steps that will help you break through.

A "Faith-Oriented" Leader

Values, goals, and feedback drive great leaders and great groups.

Barrier-Breaking Small-Group Leaders "Go First!"

If you want to take your group to higher levels of growth, maturity, and mission—you have to go there first.

His Church is Really at Work!

For many people, he workplace is their largest sphere of influence, and their greatest opportunity for evangelism.

The Workplace Small Group Movement

A Conversation with Stephen R. Graves

Face to Face Community Groups

Our hope was to get out into the world with the good news of Jesus.

Saving Conversations: What a Seeker Looks For

Are you ready for a lifesaving conversation? Your friend could be ready, and it could be now or never.

The "Us Four and No More!" Syndrome

Can your group remain closed indefinitely?

Open Or Closed? What Really Matters

We ensure that each member is discipled and equipped so that they can one day lead their own small group.

Compel or Expel?

The objective of meeting the needs of individuals will determine whether your group should be open or closed.

How to Keep a Small Group Evangelistically Open

There is something unhealthy about cell groups that don't practice evangelism.

Thinking Outside the Group

Consider ways to intentionally lead an open small group.

How Long Should Small Groups Meet?

What to consider when launching a group.
Too Busy to Lead?

Too Busy to Lead?

Just because people are hesitant doesn't mean they're not ready to be small-group leaders.
Student-Led Small Groups

Student-Led Small Groups

Is your model or philosophy of youth ministry structured to care for the wounded souls of today's youth?

Student Small Groups at the Core

The kingdom of God is about relationships.

Five Fundamentals of Student Small Group Discipleship

There is a big difference between "just another Bible study," and real, biblical, discipleship.

Feed My Lambs

Every week, I feed a group of hungry teenagers dinner, and I also show them God's love.

Childcare or Small Groups?

If parents were expected to come, there would also be children. How were we to get over this hurdle?

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