Whether it's someone who talks too much, talks too little, or talks about the wrong things, all groups face issues—especially with group dynamics. Tackle these common group issues and leverage them to deepen your relationships rather than break them.
Ministering to Difficult Group Members
How to effectively lead a group without letting members' quirks get you off track
Conquer Common Meeting Problems
Say goodbye to low attendance, bad studies, childcare issues, shallow relationships, and more.
Handling Conflict in Small Groups
Practical advice to help you when things get a little ugly
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
Effectively Confront Leaders
Learn how to address issues in a healthy, biblical way.
When and How to End Well
Learn how to end your group in a healthy way.
Theological Discussions for Everyone
Get everyone involved in meaningful, fruitful discussions.
Handling Tragedy in Your Small Group
Be prepared when difficult circumstances shake your community.
Reviving a Dying Small Group
Use these resources to perform small-group CPR.
Answering Tough Questions
How to handle seven difficult questions that are likely to pop up in your small group
Invite Group Members to Share Deeply
3 key skills to create a safe environment for small groups
How to Increase Regular Commitment to Small Groups
4 principles we can learn from the early church
Small Group Drudgery
Practical solutions for meetings that fall flat
What Did I Get Myself Into?
5 tips for when you start to panic about being a small-group leader
How Should I Handle Issues with Group Dynamics?
Strategically lead your meetings so everyone feels safe, heard, and valued.
Can I Ask Someone to Leave My Small Group?
Discerning the answer to this complex question.
5 Ways Small Groups Can Handle Summer
Practical ideas beyond the meet or don’t meet debate
When a Same-Sex Married Couple Attends Your Small Group
Is it okay to welcome a gay couple to your group?
5 Threats to Healthy Small Groups
Is your small group dying at the hand of these common group killers?
9 Tips for a Successful First Small-Group Meeting
Easy tips to make the most of your first gathering
When a Group Member Struggles with Anxiety
How to help the 42 million who suffer
5 Mistakes That Ruin Small Groups
How to be an intentional small-group leader
When Group Attendance Is Spotty
How to make the most of low attendance and draw people back to your group
5 Reasons to Quit Your Small Group
And why you might want to stick around.
Three Keys to Handling Tough Conversations
How to prepare and facilitate effectively
When Leaders Become Ineffective
How to restore leaders to fruitfulness
Addressing a Leader's Sin Issue
10-step strategy for helping
The Problem of Cultural Relativity in Exegesis
Steps to determine whether a Scripture passage still applies today
Emphasize Relationships in Your Group
How to set the stage for real friendships
Open Your Hand
Learn to let go of grudges.