11 Ways to Welcome a New Person into Your Small Group

11 Ways to Welcome a New Person into Your Small Group

Bob Martin There is nothing quite like feeling that you are welcome.  And that’s exactly what you want a new person to experience.  Here are eleven action steps that you can take to help make sure this happens: 1. Send a Warm Email Create a warmth of hospitality with...
11 Ways to Welcome a New Person into Your Small Group

4 Reasons Why Singles Need a Marriage Series

Bob Martin Like most Christian single people, I was a huge fan of marriage. But I wasn’t married. And I didn’t know if or when God would give me a spouse. Although God did give me the gift of a wife when I was thirty-one years old, I am still indebted to the people in...
11 Ways to Welcome a New Person into Your Small Group

6 Takeaways from TGC19

Bob Martin The Gospel Coalition held their 2019 conference here in Indianapolis, and it was a privilege to attend.  Below are my 6 takeaways from the conference: 1. DON’T LOVE POSSESSIONS OR PRAISE John Piper’s exposition of Mark 8:31-38 opened up the text and allowed...
11 Ways to Welcome a New Person into Your Small Group

Coaching Using the G.R.O.W. Model

Bob Martin Small Group members, leaders, and Coaches can all coach others.  Whether you’re coaching a friend or another leader, coaching simply involves an intentional conversation that pushes someone toward the future that God wants for them. Coaching others doesn’t...