Adding Small Groups to a Sunday-School Church
Patience, prayer, and planning are vital when taking such a big step—especially when you meet some resistance.
Small Groups Versus Sunday School
Do these vital programs have to be at war?
How to Stimulate Better Discussions
Here are five keys that every group leader should be aware of.
Sharing Your Faith Without Embarrassment or Coercion
Here is a seven-step plan for you to follow.
Come One, Come All
Small groups are for all broken people, including the physically challenged
Twelve Tips for a Successful Campaign
A step-by-step guide from a campaign superhero
Is Our Group Healthy or Unhealthy?
Here are seven hallmarks that will help you decide.
Loving Those You Disagree With
A helpful reminder from the practices of John Wesley and the early Methodists
The Four Stories of Small-Group Life
Exploring the differences between "traditional" and "missional" communities
Dead or Alive?
What impact is your small group having on your local community?
Affective Training Leads to Effective Group Leaders
How the secret of how people learn can affect your small-group ministry
Evaluating Group Discussions
How well do you practice these principles of great small-group discussion?
How to discuss difficult topics in community
The "Right" Person to Lead a Small Group
People resist a call to leadership because of questions about competency and commitment.
How to Build a Group-Life Calendar
And why it's more important than you may think.
Social media provides a number of useful tools to small groups and small-group leaders.
Finding the Time to Pray
Because group members should never feel rushed or starved when it comes to prayer.
How to Re-Start Your Small Group
Believe it or not, Ctrl + Alt + Delete works in ministry, as well.
Failure to Launch
Common mistakes that promote lethargy and closure in small-group ministries
When Children Behave Badly
Important tips and principles for disciplining children in a small group