Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

What is

Small-group leaders and pastors around the world trust to provide high-quality, relevant, and multi-model resources that will make their small-group ministries more effective. provides everything you need for healthy, thriving small-group ministry. No matter the stage your ministry, we'll help you build your ministry, train your leaders, and lead your groups. Whatever your role in developing life-changing community, we have resources for you.

You'll find hundreds of free articles, helping you stay informed on topics and trends that affect small-group ministries. These articles are written by people like you—leaders who have found help or inspiration and want to share it with others. features some of the most influential and respected church leaders today, such as Michael C. Mack, Steve Gladen, and Carolyn Taketa (see all Editorial Advisors), as well as the trusted editors of Leadership Journal.

Our easy-to-use Training Tools provide everything you need to prepare relevant training sessions in a matter of minutes. You can also pass these out to your group leaders, or use them for your own development. Each resource is designed with small-group ministry in mind. You select the training tool that fits what you want to accomplish, download it, make copies or e-mail to your leaders, and lead a discussion with your team. Many respected leaders contribute to each tool.

We also offer over 1,000 Bible studies to use in small groups. To find a study that best matches your group, search by a specific topic, group audience, or Scripture passage. Plus, prepare for your meeting by finding icebreakers, worship activities, and other meeting supplements with our Meeting Builder Tool.

By joining, you'll have full access to all of our Training Tools and Bible Studies.* Or, you can simply purchase the resources that most appeal to you and your ministry. You can find full information on our pricing and options here.

*Due to agreements with content providers, LifeGuide Bible Studies and Video Bible Studies are not included in your membership.

Contact Us Contact Us

Free Newsletter

Sign up for our Weekly newsletter: Regular access to innovative training resources, Bible-based curriculum, and practical articles.