Explore New Ideas
A big picture view of different ideas and happenings within the small group movement
Conducting a Spiritual Self-Audit
Twelve questions to keep your personal accounts in order.
Why You Should Consider Sermon-Based Small Groups
Building on the Sunday message to create community and foster spiritual health
How to Engage Spiritual Seekers in Small Groups
In evangelism we call people to repent and we trust God to regenerate their hearts as we do that.
Deepening the Leader’s Walk with Christ
Many when speaking of disciples, tend to think of a more committed Christian. This is a mistake.
Ask the Experts: Using Rooted Curriculum in Your Groups
Brandon Beard is the Executive Pastor of Campus Ministry at Compass Christian Church
Ask the Experts: Using Alpha to Reach the Spiritually Curious
Craig Springer is the Executive Director of Alpha USA
Ask the Experts: Getting the Most from the New Testament in Your Small Group
Scot McKnight is a Professor of New Testament and award-winning author
The Emotional, Relational, and Spiritual Health of the Small Group Leader
Mindy Caliguire is an author and co-founder of Soul Care
Engaging in Tough Conversations
Interpersonal communications expert Mike Bechtle shares his insights on conflict resolution.
Leading Groups in Time of Church Transitions
Keith Steiner is the Pastor of Community Life Groups at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, WI
Innovations in Starting Small Groups
Mark Howell is the Pastor of Engagement at Canyon Ridge Christian Church in Las Vegas, Nevada
Going the Distance in Ministry
Ron Wrightson is the Pastor of LifeGroups and Pastoral Care at Life Church in Canton, MI
Small Groups and Sunday School
Rick Howerton is a church consultant in the south-central region of Kentucky
Ask the Experts: When Groups Aren’t the Main Thing
Eddie Mosley is the Adult Groups Minister at Brentwood Baptist Church
Ask the Experts: Studying the Old Testament in Small Groups
To truly engage the authoritative message of the OT, leaders must do so from an informed sense of what to do and what not to do.
Making Hybrid Small Groups Work
On-line ministry is here to stay so how do you make the benefits outweigh the challenges?
Advice for Young Leaders
Matt Jewell is the Director of Groups at Rivers Crossing in Mason, OH
Online Small Groups: Best Practices for Building and Maintaining Momentum
Watch the video of our panel discussion.
Spiritual Disciplines: Why Are They So Critical Now?
Connecting with God in the midst of a pandemic.