Prepare for Meetings
Don't underestimate the importance of preparing for your small group meetings. Create great questions, set up a comfortable environment, and pray for your meeting and group members.
The First Meeting
How to start strong and make it smoothly through that initial gathering.
How to Prepare for a Bible Study
Practical tips for adapting an existing study or writing your own
Empowering Group Members
We can't force spiritual growth, but we can empower people to take their next spiritual steps.
Start Your New Small-Group
Everything new leaders need to start strong
Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide
A helpful overview of the basics of small-group leadership
Bible Study Methods for Groups
Fresh ideas for digging into God's Word together
Theological Discussions for Everyone
Get everyone involved in meaningful, fruitful discussions.
Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups
How to set healthy boundaries with group members
Are You Engaging Everyone?
Don't leave any of your group members behind.
Making Small Groups Fun!
It's not just a good idea; it's necessary.
Handling Conflict in Small Groups
Practical advice to help you when things get a little ugly
Leading a Great Small-Group Bible Study
How to move your group below the surface.
Lead a Dynamic Bible Study
Everything you need to lead an engaging Bible study
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group
Everything you need to tackle issues with group dynamics
Develop Real Relationships
Intentionally build the relationships in your group.
Answering Tough Questions
How to handle seven difficult questions that are likely to pop up in your small group
A resource to boost the connections within your church family
Minister to Multiple Spiritual Maturity Levels
Engage everyone in your group from not-yet believer to mature follower.
Leading as an Introvert
Both introverts and extroverts can learn how personality type affects church leadership.
What Did I Get Myself Into?
5 tips for when you start to panic about being a small-group leader
What Makes a Successful First Meeting?
Kick off your small group by focusing on three keys.
Create Sermon-Based Bible Studies
How to write engaging group studies that tie into your pastor's sermons
5 Ways Small Groups Can Handle Summer
Practical ideas beyond the meet or don’t meet debate
Empieza, Llena, Mantén
Tres conceptos simples que harán a tu grupo más exitoso
3 Must-Haves for Small-Group Covenants
Talk through your group expectations early on.
Tres Elementos de Grupos Pequeños Vibrantes
Lo que un grupo pequeño es y no es.
9 Tips for a Successful First Small-Group Meeting
Easy tips to make the most of your first gathering
Guía de Orientación: Líder de Grupo Pequeño
Un resumen general de los básico de liderazgo de grupos pequeños.
What Should Small Groups Do Over the Summer?
3 things all groups should consider
Effective Student Groups
Disciple the students in your ministry through intentional small groups.
Beyond Weekly Meetings
The real job of a youth ministry small-group leader
5 Mistakes That Ruin Small Groups
How to be an intentional small-group leader
Beyond Good Small-Group Meetings
A review of M. Scott Boren's 'Leading Small Groups in the Way of Jesus'
Successful Discipleship in Small Groups
Proven ways to develop mature disciples
Leading a Growing Group
How small-group leaders can minister to maturing Christ-followers
Intentional Spiritual Growth in Small Groups
Understanding how we grow and change
Turn Ministry Teams into Small Groups
How to transition a task group into a community group
Top Tips for Using Video Bible Studies
How to use video-based curriculum wisely in your small group
Fall Activities for Your Small Group
Take advantage of this fun season.