As part of an academic research project, the author recently searched the world wide web to discover the 50 best small group ministry resources available. Here are the results.
Top Eleven Winners! (listed alphabetically by web address)
1. Cell Church Solutions (Joel Comisky). http://www.cellchurchsolutions.com/. This is an awesome website for anyone interested in improving the small group system in their church. Lots of free information, including book reviews on small/cell groups. (The site even includes Joelâ€™s PhD dissertation about cell ministry.)
2. Christianity Today. http://www.christianitytoday.com/smallgroups/. This looks like a really helpful web site with free articles on small group ministry and a free newsletter. The site was designed "to serve churches of all sizes as they launch, build, and grow a small group ministry."
3. Easum Bandy and Associates. http://www.easumbandy.com/. "Guiding Christian Leaders for Ancient Mission in the Contemporary World." This site has what looks like lots of good free resources, including "Discipling Believers through Wesley Fellowship Groups: A Training for Group Leaders." They also do consulting, workshops, mentoring, etc.
4. SmallGroups.Com. http://www.smallgroups.com/. This is a wonderful resource for churches that offers members a monthly e-zine, "Small Group Dynamics," and it has the archives available to browse.
5. The BEST OF SMALLGROUPS.COM CD-ROM is a collection of over 400 of the best articles and resources from the SmallGroups.com website during the years 1995-2002. "This CD-ROM is loaded with small group how-to articles, problem-solving tips, and small group ministry tools including loads of ready to use small group ice breakers, outreach tools, creative prayer ideas, ...