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Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are

Before you make a plan, gain a clear picture of your current reality.
Bucking the Video Bible Study Trend

Bucking the Video Bible Study Trend

Why I believe the disadvantages outweigh the advantages
What Makes a Good Video Bible Study?

What Makes a Good Video Bible Study?

Three elements that ensure a quality study worth your money
Call Out the Spiritual Gifts in Your Group Members

Call Out the Spiritual Gifts in Your Group Members

Recognize your group members' gifts in both direct and indirect ways
Where Are the Mature Believers?

Where Are the Mature Believers?

The disconnect between small groups and discipleship
Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Proven ways to develop mature disciples
My Small Group Saved My Marriage

My Small Group Saved My Marriage

How I experienced true transformation
The Crack in Your Small-Group Ministry

The Crack in Your Small-Group Ministry

8 tips to ensure that everyone who signs up for small groups gets connected.
Starting Over from Scratch

Starting Over from Scratch

How we relaunched our small-group ministry
Three Keys to Handling Tough Conversations

Three Keys to Handling Tough Conversations

How to prepare and facilitate effectively
When Leaders Become Ineffective

When Leaders Become Ineffective

How to restore leaders to fruitfulness
Addressing a Leader's Sin Issue

Addressing a Leader's Sin Issue

10-step strategy for helping
Give It One More Try

Give It One More Try

How to talk to small-group dropouts
The Value of Shared Life

The Value of Shared Life

Why we need to value life-on-life relationships more
How Heather Zempel Marries Giftedness and Hard Work

How Heather Zempel Marries Giftedness and Hard Work

Meet this pastor of discipleship serving in her sweet spot.
Serve in Your Sweet Spot

Serve in Your Sweet Spot

Lean into your personality, strengths, and gifts.
Help Your Leaders Understand Their Fivefold Gifts

Help Your Leaders Understand Their Fivefold Gifts

Apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds, and teachers can all serve in their sweet spot in small groups.
Find the Right Leaders for the Right Spots

Find the Right Leaders for the Right Spots

How to identify, recruit, and place a variety of leaders
Who's on Your Personal Board of Directors?

Who's on Your Personal Board of Directors?

Find the right people to help you serve effectively in your sweet spot.
Leverage Work for God's Mission

Leverage Work for God's Mission

Help your group members see work through a new lens.

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