Three simple things your church can do to feel more like a loving family and less like a stuffy institution.
If you’re only seeing the people in your small group during the designated weekly meeting, that’s a far cry from true community.
Some pastors feel they can't or shouldn't lead a group, but here are several reasons it's a great idea.
The goal of my men’s life group is to make everyone a disciple who makes other disciples.
The best way to develop leaders is to test their ability with new opportunities.
Finding abuse and traumatic events where a wall of safety and health should exist carves deep wounds on your soul.
Personal growth is daily. It is not something that happens as a result of a single step or a one-time commitment.
Imagine the impact you could have on the people you lead if you didn’t just lead them, but you pastored them.
The paradigm shift shaking the small group and church world is the “Disciple-Making Movement.”
"Millennials are looking for an in-depth study on the life of Jesus, not a study on how to become a better person."
While our culture glamorizes leaders, the truth is, leadership is hard work, and with it comes real anxiety.
The things you do in May and June often predetermine how it goes in September.
We’ve all been to them: awkward small groups. For one reason or another, something wasn’t clicking.
Children are a blessing from God, not a deal-breaker for your own spiritual formation.
4 different ideas to help your small groups get out and evangelize in the community.
I believe it’s more important for us to have clarity on “why” we’re growing disciples rather than “what” we’re doing to grow disciples.
11 ways to form spiritual growth habits that WORK.
"Here are my current favorite 10 small group icebreaker questions."
How many times have you gotten to the end of the day, or the week, or maybe just Monday morning, and said, “If I just had more time, I’d…”
Sin entered the world through the eating of fruit. And since that time God has used food as a means to redeem his people (the Passover, the Lord’s Supper and finally the Wedding Banquet of the Lamb).