Missional Small Groups

Missional Small Groups

Learn the benefits and how to make your group missional.

For a free sample from this resource, read Messier than Expected.

When small groups are missional, everyone benefits: community needs are met, group members grow spiritually, and new people are introduced to Jesus. Find out how to make your small group missional with this Training Theme. This resource is specially designed to use at a leader training event and includes a retreat plan along with a Bible study, assessments, case studies, and how-to articles.

Bible Study

Are We Stewards of Justice or "Just-Us"?
Christians need to actively work for justice on both a small and large scale.
By Heidi Husted Armstrong


Are We Missional?
Use this assessment to get a picture of your ministry's "missionality."
By Tim Conder

Determine Your Mission
Explore how God created you.
By Amy Jackson

Case Studies

Everyday Mission for Everyday Christians
Because ordinary Christians are called to missional living
By Scott Nelson

Messier than Expected
What happens when a small group takes ownership of missional living
By Amy Jackson

How-To Articles

Embodying Christ in Our Neighborhoods
What it means to be a missional small group
Interview with Scott Boren

Turn the Focus Outward
Why a change in our way of thinking is worth the risk
By Reid Smith

Break the Huddle
How to help your group get in the game
By Michael Mack

Living Out the Jesus Mission
How to get your small groups on mission
By Carter Moss


Building a God-Sized Plan
What do you want to accomplish that can only be done with God's help?
By Michael Mack


Further Exploration

Retreat Plan

Total number of pages - 26

You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource for use in your local church.

  • Acrobat PDF Document
  • SMG-BSG023-D