Apprentice a Leader

One of the best ways to recruit new small group leaders is to raise up current small group members. Learn what to look for in potential leaders and how to train them over time in an organic way that sets them up for great leadership.

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Small-Group Apprentice Orientation Guide

Small-Group Apprentice Orientation Guide

Basic training for new and potential small-group apprentices
Apprentice New Leaders

Apprentice New Leaders

Everything you need to effectively apprentice leaders
Empower Small-Group Leaders

Empower Small-Group Leaders

Release your leaders to lead without micromanaging or giving total freedom.
Mentor: Orientation Guide

Mentor: Orientation Guide

Help your church's mentors form clear expectations for their relationships.

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Coaching Small-Group Leaders

Coaching Small-Group Leaders

Practical advice for those who train, support, and encourage small-group leaders
Spark Spiritual Growth in Your Group Members

Spark Spiritual Growth in Your Group Members

One easy step can help your group grow in amazing ways.
How to Find a Potential Small-Group Leader

How to Find a Potential Small-Group Leader

3 things to look for
Share the Load

Share the Load

Dividing responsibilities not only eases your leadership burden, it helps your group members grow.
Share the Ownership

Share the Ownership

Thirteen roles to get everyone involved
Come with Me and Change the World

Come with Me and Change the World

Advice for new small-group leaders

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Life-on-Life Discipleship

Life-on-Life Discipleship

Intentionally investing in others
An Exciting Opportunity

An Exciting Opportunity

Communicate clearly about birthing to your group
Making the Ask

Making the Ask

Why small-group leaders need to learn how to ask directly
Making the Most of Discipling Relationships

Making the Most of Discipling Relationships

Tips for effective discipling
Yes! You Are Qualified to Lead a Small Group

Yes! You Are Qualified to Lead a Small Group

Three basic requirements for small-group leaders
Recruiting Small-Group Leaders: The Basics

Recruiting Small-Group Leaders: The Basics

Helpful and practical tips that can be applied to any church

The "Right" Person to Lead a Small Group

People resist a call to leadership because of questions about competency and commitment.
Finding, Recruiting, and Training an Apprentice

Finding, Recruiting, and Training an Apprentice

It's both easier and harder than it sounds.

How to Find Your Next Apprentice

It doesn't have to be a difficult experience if you remember Who is in charge.

Leading Solo No More (part 2)

How to develop a core team of leaders from your existing small group

Leading Solo No More (part 1)

How to develop a core team of leaders from your existing small group

How to Give Away Your Small Group

A new strategy for trauma-free multiplication

Small-Group Involvement Sheet

Here’s a practical way to help all of your group members participate.

The Secret Source of Unlimited Leaders

Why we need to be farmers, not recruiters

Small Groups Snapshot: Restore Community Church

When a passion for small groups and discipleship meets a new church plant

Turn Your Small-Group Hosts into Leaders

Here is a step-by-step approach that has been proven to work.

No More Ministry Hogs

Here's how to get everyone in your small groups to serve.

Training Small Groups to Reach Out

An interview with small-groups author and pastor Jeff Arnold

Encouraging "Next Steps" for Your Group Members

Setting a goal for spiritual maturity and a realistic pace for spiritual growth

Give Your Servant's Heart a Workout

Delegate leadership responsibilities and serve together to build group unity.