Multiply a Group
Whether you call it multiplying, birthing, or splitting, a great way to grow the number of groups in your small group ministry is to have current small group leaders break off from their groups to start new ones. Learn how to do this in a healthy and successful way.
The First Meeting
How to start strong and make it smoothly through that initial gathering.
Start Your New Small-Group
Everything new leaders need to start strong
Birthing Groups Well
Learn how to birth in a healthy, caring way.
What Can I Expect from Small Groups?
Walk into your new group with realistic expectations.
Celebrate the End
Activities to bring closure and build excitement for the future
An Exciting Opportunity
Communicate clearly about birthing to your group
Running on Empty
What to do when your group has hit a plateau
Branching over Birthing: The Alternative to Splitting Up a Good Thing
For group birthing to work, it needs to be natural instead of prescribed.
Cell Biology for the Church
Why small groups don't multiply
Great Commission leaders must be influencing those "allotted to your charge" to become multiplying leaders who will at the same time develop a multiplying strategy to reach the world for Christ.
Multiplying Your Small Group Multiplication Efforts
Be intentional about birthing new groups.
Is Your Small Group The Front Door or the Back Door to the Church
Small groups are an effective, comfortable way to introduce nonbelievers to God.
Birthing with a Kingdom Vision
You can make birthing a new group easier by fostering a Kingdom vision within your group.
Successfully Launching a Small Group
Here are four things you can do to make sure you new group takes flight.
People Are Not Projects
How to keep a Kingdom focus when your people move on
How to Give Away Your Small Group
A new strategy for trauma-free multiplication
The Secret Source of Unlimited Leaders
Why we need to be farmers, not recruiters
All those looking for a small group, please raise your hands!
Casting a Vision for Group Multiplication
Practical advice for shifting the culture and focus of your ministry
Five Keys to Sustaining New Small Groups
You've got a lot of new groups. Now what?
Why Listening Makes a Difference
Going beyond the act of hearing can bring a load of blessings to your group.
Multiply Your Options
Emphasize discipleship of individuals over multiplication of groups.
The Tug-of-War between Community and Evangelism
Your group doesn't have to choose between community and evangelism—you just have to be intentional about maintaining both.
Balancing Mission and Comfort—An Olympic Feat
The balance between outreach and in-reach in your small group is a delicate one to maintain.
Tap on the Shoulder
One man's simple question produces a legacy of life change.
The "Joys" of Multiplication
Multiplying small groups can be difficult, but the rewards are worth it.