Why Small Groups?

Do you have a firm grasp of why small groups are important? Learn for the first time or take a refresher course on what makes small group ministry so unique and important. We'll help you articulate what you've already experienced for yourself in small groups.

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Small Groups Matter

Small Groups Matter

Despite growing negativity, God is working in and through community.
Why Small Groups?

Why Small Groups?

The reason behind intentional Christian community
Making a Case for Small Groups

Making a Case for Small Groups

Gain practical tips for helping others understand the value of small groups
Casting a Vision for Small Groups

Casting a Vision for Small Groups

Use these step-by-step resources to successfully spread the word in your church.

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Vibrant Small Groups

Vibrant Small Groups

A 5-Step Process to Create a Ministry That Fits Your Church
Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Proven ways to develop mature disciples
Building a Culture of Discipleship

Building a Culture of Discipleship

Encourage your entire congregation to grow spiritually as a community.
5 Ways to Motivate People to Join Small Groups

5 Ways to Motivate People to Join Small Groups

Through participation, we not only meet the needs of others, but also grow in our own spiritual gifts.
Discovering "The Why" For Your Small Group Ministry

Discovering "The Why" For Your Small Group Ministry

Why context, connection, and purpose matter for making disciples.
Why Small Groups Matter to Me

Why Small Groups Matter to Me

I've had a passion for small groups since my very first group.
Is Our Church Discipling?

Is Our Church Discipling?

Assess and reflect on your efforts toward fostering growth.
Physical Presence Matters

Physical Presence Matters

Face to face time is important and small groups can help meet this need.
My Small Group Saved My Marriage

My Small Group Saved My Marriage

How I experienced true transformation

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A Brief History of Small Groups (part 1)

A Brief History of Small Groups (part 1)

Exploring the development of small groups in the Bible and the history of the Church
A Brief History of Small Groups (part 2)

A Brief History of Small Groups (part 2)

Exploring the development of small groups in the Bible and the history of the Church
Through Thick and Thin

Through Thick and Thin

A small group steps in to serve a family in their darkest hour.
What Was the New Testament Church Like?

What Was the New Testament Church Like?

Acts 2 house churches have a lot to teach today's small groups.
5 Ways Small Groups Empower Women

5 Ways Small Groups Empower Women

Providing opportunities to serve, developing leaders, and more
Our Small Group Carried Us Through a Medical Crisis

Our Small Group Carried Us Through a Medical Crisis

They walked with us in one of the worst times of our lives.
Resource Review: Transformational Groups

Resource Review: Transformational Groups

Research proves that small groups can lead to transformation.
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
Learning the Patient Way of Jesus

Learning the Patient Way of Jesus

How committing to community helps us grow in patience
Resource Review: Starting Small

Resource Review: Starting Small

Gain a practical overview of small-group ministry.
Ministry Alongside Jesus

Ministry Alongside Jesus

How to work with Jesus rather than for him
My Small Group Is Better Than Yours!

My Small Group Is Better Than Yours!

Why people love their small groups
Filling the Hole in My Heart

Filling the Hole in My Heart

How small groups have changed me from the inside out
My Journey from Extinction to Life

My Journey from Extinction to Life

Small groups brought me hope and healing when I was desperate.
Small-Group Leader: You're Changing Lives!

Small-Group Leader: You're Changing Lives!

What you do has eternal significance.
The Story of the Early Church

The Story of the Early Church

Read this familiar story with a fresh perspective.
What Small Groups Are Really About

What Small Groups Are Really About

Realizing my small group is not about me
Does He or She Have the Gift of Leadership?

Does He or She Have the Gift of Leadership?

Eight traits to look for

Outreach Small Groups in the Church

One of the best arenas for outreach is the small group.