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.

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The First Meeting

The First Meeting

How to start strong
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
Empowering Group Members

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

Start Your New Small-Group

Everything new leaders need to start strong

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Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide

Small-Group Leader Orientation Guide

A helpful overview of the basics of small-group leadership
Bible Study Methods for Groups

Bible Study Methods for Groups

Fresh ideas for digging into God's Word together
Theological Discussions for Everyone

Theological Discussions for Everyone

Get everyone involved in meaningful, fruitful discussions.
Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups

Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups

How to set healthy boundaries with group members
Are You Engaging Everyone?

Are You Engaging Everyone?

Don't leave any of your group members behind.
Making Small Groups Fun!

Making Small Groups Fun!

It's not just a good idea; it's necessary.
Handling Conflict in Small Groups

Handling Conflict in Small Groups

Practical advice to help you when things get a little ugly
Leading a Great Small-Group Bible Study

Leading a Great Small-Group Bible Study

How to move your group below the surface
Lead a Dynamic Bible Study

Lead a Dynamic Bible Study

Everything you need to lead an engaging Bible study
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group

Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group

Everything you need to tackle issues with group dynamics
Develop Real Relationships

Develop Real Relationships

Intentionally build the relationships in your group.
Answering Tough Questions

Answering Tough Questions

How to handle seven difficult questions that are likely to pop up in your small group
Creating Community

Creating Community

A resource to boost the connections within your church family
Minister to Multiple Spiritual Maturity Levels

Minister to Multiple Spiritual Maturity Levels

Engage everyone in your group from not-yet believer to mature follower.
Leading as an Introvert

Leading as an Introvert

Both introverts and extroverts can learn how personality type affects church leadership.

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What Did I Get Myself Into?

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?

What Makes a Successful First Meeting?

Kick off your small group by focusing on three keys.
Create Sermon-Based Bible Studies

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

5 Ways Small Groups Can Handle Summer

Practical ideas beyond the meet or don’t meet debate
Empieza, Llena, Mantén

Empieza, Llena, Mantén

Tres conceptos simples que harán a tu grupo más exitoso
3 Must-Haves for Small-Group Covenants

3 Must-Haves for Small-Group Covenants

Talk through your group expectations early on.
Tres Elementos de Grupos Pequeños Vibrantes

Tres Elementos de Grupos Pequeños Vibrantes

Lo que un grupo pequeño es y no es.
9 Tips for a Successful First Small-Group Meeting

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

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?

What Should Small Groups Do Over the Summer?

3 things all groups should consider
Effective Student Groups

Effective Student Groups

Disciple the students in your ministry through intentional small groups.
Beyond Weekly Meetings

Beyond Weekly Meetings

The real job of a youth ministry small-group leader
5 Mistakes that Ruin Small Groups

5 Mistakes that Ruin Small Groups

How to be an intentional small-group leader
Beyond Good Small-Group Meetings

Beyond Good Small-Group Meetings

A review of M. Scott Boren's 'Leading Small Groups in the Way of Jesus'
Resource Review: Logos 6

Resource Review: Logos 6

A tool filled with resources for in-depth Bible study
Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Successful Discipleship in Small Groups

Proven ways to develop mature disciples
3 Tips for Your First Meeting

3 Tips for Your First Meeting

Make your first group meeting a success.
Leading a Growing Group

Leading a Growing Group

How small-group leaders can minister to maturing Christ-followers
Intentional Spiritual Growth in Small Groups

Intentional Spiritual Growth in Small Groups

Understanding how we grow and change