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Bible Studies

Advent: Clash of Two Kingdoms
Advent: Clash of Two Kingdoms
Help your group explore the ways Jesus turned things upside down when he came to Earth.
Create Sermon-Based Bible Studies
Create Sermon-Based Bible Studies
How to write engaging group studies that tie into your pastor's sermons
Guía de Orientación: Líder de Grupo Pequeño
Guía de Orientación: Líder de Grupo Pequeño
Un resumen general de los básico de liderazgo de grupos pequeños.
Effective Student Groups
Effective Student Groups
Disciple the students in your ministry through intentional small groups.
Develop Real Relationships
Develop Real Relationships
Intentionally build the relationships in your group.
Theological Discussions for Everyone
Theological Discussions for Everyone
Get everyone involved in meaningful, fruitful discussions.
Turn Ministry Teams into Small Groups
Turn Ministry Teams into Small Groups
How to transition a task group into a community group
Successful Short-Term Groups
Successful Short-Term Groups
Whether you're doing a campaign or trying out some specialty groups, use this resource to make them successful.
Create a Compelling Vision for Small Groups
Create a Compelling Vision for Small Groups
Assess and revamp your current ministry vision, or create one from scratch.
Effectively Communicate About Your Ministry
Effectively Communicate About Your Ministry
Everything you need to get the word out about your small-group ministry
Market Your Small-Group Ministry
Market Your Small-Group Ministry
Communicate about small groups in a clear, compelling way that draws people into groups.
Minister to Multiple Spiritual Maturity Levels
Minister to Multiple Spiritual Maturity Levels
Engage everyone in your group from not-yet believer to mature follower.
When and How to End Well
When and How to End Well
Learn how to end your group in a healthy way.
Bible Study Methods for Groups
Bible Study Methods for Groups
Fresh ideas for digging into God's Word together
Are You Engaging Everyone?
Are You Engaging Everyone?
Don't leave any of your group members behind.
Lead a Dynamic Bible Study
Lead a Dynamic Bible Study
Everything you need to lead an engaging Bible study
Find the Right Study for Your Group
Find the Right Study for Your Group
Practical tips so you'll never dread finding a study again
Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups
Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups
How to set healthy boundaries with group members
Lead a Transformational Group
Lead a Transformational Group
Everything you need to lead a life-changing small group
Small-Group Co-Leader Orientation Guide
Small-Group Co-Leader Orientation Guide
A helpful overview for new co-leaders
The First Meeting
The First Meeting
How to start strong
Small-Group Leading 101
Small-Group Leading 101
The basics of leading a small group
Creative Small-Group Leader Training
Creative Small-Group Leader Training
Think outside the box and your leaders will want to attend training events.
Meaningful Groups for Emerging Adults
Meaningful Groups for Emerging Adults
Ministering to the life stage of 18- to 30-year-olds
Birthing Groups Well
Birthing Groups Well
Learn how to birth in a healthy, caring way.
Helping Group Members Become Great Listeners
Helping Group Members Become Great Listeners
Teaching a critical relationship skill
Physical Presence Matters
Physical Presence Matters
Face to face time is important and small groups can help meet this need.
Improving Communication for Effective Small-Group Ministry
Improving Communication for Effective Small-Group Ministry
Communicate your message about small groups to church leaders, small-group leaders, and church members in a clear and compelling way.
Empowering Group Members
Empowering Group Members
We can't force spiritual growth, but we can empower people to take their next spiritual steps.
Effective Online Small Groups
It's time to boldly go where few small groups have gone before.
Making Small Groups Fun!
Making Small Groups Fun!
It's not just a good idea; it's necessary.
Creating Video Ads and Testimonies
Creating Video Ads and Testimonies
Use these helpful guidelines and insider tips to recruit new leaders and group members.
Effective Small Groups for Women
Effective Small Groups for Women
Get great advice and practical tips on ministering to an important demographic
Start Your New Small-Group
Start Your New Small-Group
Everything new leaders need to start strong
Leading as an Introvert
Leading as an Introvert
Both introverts and extroverts can learn how personality type affects church leadership.
Spiritual Director: Orientation Guide
Spiritual Director: Orientation Guide
Resources for shepherding, guiding, and providing spiritual care
Leading a Life-Changing Bible Study
Leading a Life-Changing Bible Study
Work with the Holy Spirit to help your group members become more like Christ.
Planning a Short-Term Missions Trip as a Group
Planning a Short-Term Missions Trip as a Group
Great advice to help you before and during your trip
Starting a House Church
Starting a House Church
Helpful advice from experienced leaders in the simple-church movement
Keeping Small Groups Safe and Legal
Keeping Small Groups Safe and Legal
Use these forms to help protect your church and your group members.
Small-Group Apprentice Orientation Guide
Small-Group Apprentice Orientation Guide
Basic training for new and potential small-group apprentices
Teaching in Smaller Groups
Teaching in Smaller Groups
Guidance for teaching in a Bible study, small group, or Sunday school class.
Experiencing Authentic Worship in Small-Group Community
Experiencing Authentic Worship in Small-Group Community
Take your group to new levels of worship and praise.
How to Prepare for a Bible Study
How to Prepare for a Bible Study
Practical tips for adapting an existing study or writing your own
Start Your Small-Group Ministry
Start Your Small-Group Ministry
Everything you need to start a new ministry
Creating and Keeping an Outward Focus in Your Small Group
Creating and Keeping an Outward Focus in Your Small Group
Computer-based training to help your groups avoid an inward shift
Adultery and Emotional Affairs
Adultery and Emotional Affairs
Practical and helpful advice for a small group dealing with a tough situation
Unemployment
Unemployment
Equip your group leaders and members to minister to someone after he or she loses a job.
Cancer
Cancer
Get helpful advice on how to help individuals and families affected by this disease.
Hospitality in Small Groups
Hospitality in Small Groups
How to help your group members feel at home
Making Bible Study Transformational
Making Bible Study Transformational
Learn to move beyond passing information from one person to another.
Planning a Group Service Project
Planning a Group Service Project
This resource is full of practical tools for both group leaders and church staff.
Foundations of a Small-Group Leader
Foundations of a Small-Group Leader
How to build and maintain a strong foundation for community ministry
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group
Everything you need to tackle issues with group dynamics
Choosing and Evaluating Bible Studies
Choosing and Evaluating Bible Studies
Practical assessments and evaluations from experts in the field
Handling Tragedy in Your Small Group
Handling Tragedy in Your Small Group
Be prepared when difficult circumstances shake your community.
Small-Group Host Orientation Guide
Small-Group Host Orientation Guide
This guide has been specially designed to provide orientation and basic training for your church's small-group hosts.
Effective Affinity Groups
Effective Affinity Groups
Train both new and experienced group leaders to build a successful community around affinity.
Small-Group Assimilation Strategies
Small-Group Assimilation Strategies
Bring church members into your groups, and group members into your church.
Answering Tough Questions
Answering Tough Questions
How to handle seven difficult questions that are likely to pop up in your small group
Small-Group Member Orientation Guide
Small-Group Member Orientation Guide
Help your new and potential group members know what to expect, and what will be expected of them.
Handling Conflict in Small Groups
Handling Conflict in Small Groups
Practical advice to help you when things get a little ugly
Stay Connected Through the Summer
Stay Connected Through the Summer
Make the most of summer—whether or not you take a break.
Creating Community
Creating Community
A resource to boost the connections within your church family
Small-Group Facilitator Orientation Guide
Small-Group Facilitator Orientation Guide
This guide has been specially designed to provide orientation and basic training for your church's new small-group facilitators and teachers.
Become a Great Listener
Become a Great Listener
Practical tips for working on this essential leadership skill
Dealing with Divorce in Your Small Group
Dealing with Divorce in Your Small Group
Be prepared for a crisis that impacts a high percentage of small groups.
Family-Friendly Small Groups
Family-Friendly Small Groups
Why you, and your church, should support the families of group members
Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide
Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide
A helpful overview of the basics of small-group leadership
Leading a Great Small-Group Bible Study
Leading a Great Small-Group Bible Study
How to move your group below the surface

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