Growing relationships set the scene for deep discussions and life change. Develop real relationships in your group through relationship-building activities, incorporating food, and more.
Develop Real Relationships
Intentionally build the relationships in your group.
Making Small Groups Fun!
It's not just a good idea; it's necessary.
Multiethnic Small Groups
Diversity helps us grow in Christlikeness.
Shepherd New Believers
Learn what you can do to steer new believers in your group toward growth.
Shepherding Group Members
Practical training that helps leaders embrace their role as shepherd
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group
Everything you need to tackle issues with group dynamics
Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups
How to set healthy boundaries with group members
How to Respond to Mental Illness
Practical, healthy ways to help people in your small group who are affected by mental illness
Multigenerational Small Groups
Engaging multiple generations in one group
5 Reasons Your Group Should Be More Fun
Don't miss this important aspect of group life.
5 Steps to Get to Know Your Group Members
The elements of story can help you uncover important details about the people in your group.
9 Values Your Small Group Needs to Adopt
How to experience true biblical community
Diversity in Community Changes Us
Why I go to church with white people
Effectively Manage Group Conflict
Conflict can be the fuel your team (or group) needs to maximize its impact.
Emphasize Relationships in Your Group
How to set the stage for real friendships
Four Levels of Connection for Healthy Groups
Move your group beyond the basics to compelling community.
The Gift of Listening
Attentive listening is hard work, but it's necessary for healthy community.
The Sacrament of Party
Somewhere along the way, the church lost the art of inviting people to celebrate.
What Not to Say to Someone in Crisis
4 common responses that do more harm than good
How Welcoming Is Your Group?
Ten questions to help you see your group as a visitor does.
What's Working for Groups During the Pandemic?
Keeping members engaged means going back to the basics.
Introducing the Transforming Discipleship Podcast
Discover the critical role discipleship plays in building communities that transform lives.
Fostering the Parent
How a small group cared for a foster mom in the everyday trials of life
How Should I Handle Issues with Group Dynamics?
Strategically lead your meetings so everyone feels safe, heard, and valued.
Assumptions Make It Hard to Love Group Members
How to stop your inner judgments and really care for people
What Should Small Groups Do Over the Summer?
3 things all groups should consider
Beyond Weekly Meetings
The real job of a youth ministry small-group leader
The Case for Mixed-Gender Small Groups
The compelling witness of men and women together in groups
The Value of Shared Life
Why we need to value life-on-life relationships more
Conversations that Transform
These communication tips steer people toward change.
Learning the Patient Way of Jesus
How committing to community helps us grow in patience
Create Safe Places for Questioning
How your small group can become a welcoming place for people on a journey back to God.
I Love Multigenerational Small Groups
What my college experience taught me
Christians at Work
What it really looks like to unite our jobs and faith
Christmas Activities for Your Small Group
Celebrate the season with these festive ideas.
Fall Activities for Your Small Group
Take advantage of this fun season.
Make the Most of Task Groups
Teammates can develop meaningful relationships.
Build Real Friendships in Your Group
7 steps to cultivate authentic relationships
What Can I Expect from Small Groups?
Walk into your new group with realistic expectations.