Troubleshoot Issues

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.

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Ministering to Difficult Group Members

Ministering to Difficult Group Members

How to effectively lead a group without letting members' quirks get you off track
Conquer Common Meeting Problems

Conquer Common Meeting Problems

Say goodbye to low attendance, bad studies, childcare issues, shallow relationships, and more.
Handling Conflict in Small Groups

Handling Conflict in Small Groups

Practical advice to help you when things get a little ugly
Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group

Overcome Relationship Obstacles in Your Group

Everything you need to tackle issues with group dynamics

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Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups

Healthy Boundaries for Small Groups

How to set healthy boundaries with group members
How to Respond to Mental Illness

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

Effectively Confront Leaders

Learn how to address issues in a healthy, biblical way.
When and How to End Well

When and How to End Well

Learn how to end your group in a healthy way.
Theological Discussions for Everyone

Theological Discussions for Everyone

Get everyone involved in meaningful, fruitful discussions.
Handling Tragedy in Your Small Group

Handling Tragedy in Your Small Group

Be prepared when difficult circumstances shake your community.
Reviving a Dying Small Group

Reviving a Dying Small Group

Use these resources to perform small-group CPR.
Answering Tough Questions

Answering Tough Questions

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

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Invite Group Members to Share Deeply

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

How to Increase Regular Commitment to Small Groups

4 principles we can learn from the early church
Small Group Drudgery

Small Group Drudgery

Practical solutions for meetings that fall flat
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
How Should I Handle Issues with Group Dynamics?

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?

Can I Ask Someone to Leave My Small Group?

Discerning the answer to this complex question
5 Ways Small Groups Can Handle Summer

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

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

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

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

When a Group Member Struggles with Anxiety

How to help the 42 million who suffer
5 Mistakes that Ruin Small Groups

5 Mistakes that Ruin Small Groups

How to be an intentional small-group leader
When Group Attendance Is Spotty

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

5 Reasons to Quit Your Small Group

And why you might want to stick around.
Do We Really Love Community as Much as We Say We Do?

Do We Really Love Community as Much as We Say We Do?

What our response to difficult conversations says about our true values
Three Keys to Handling Tough Conversations

Three Keys to Handling Tough Conversations

How to prepare and facilitate effectively
When Leaders Become Ineffective

When Leaders Become Ineffective

How to restore leaders to fruitfulness
Addressing a Leader's Sin Issue

Addressing a Leader's Sin Issue

10-step strategy for helping
The Problem of Cultural Relativity in Exegesis

The Problem of Cultural Relativity in Exegesis

Steps to determine whether a Scripture passage still applies today
Emphasize Relationships in Your Group

Emphasize Relationships in Your Group

How to set the stage for real friendships