How I Learned to Pray for the Leaders I Coach…Through Texting

How to Reset Your Small Group

Bob Martin When my Small Group is experiencing lethargy because of non-committal members, what do I do?  Do I ignore them, confront them, or just shut down the entire group? Here is one proposal for how to reset your group*: Recognize the Problem If you feel like it...
How I Learned to Pray for the Leaders I Coach…Through Texting

Every Leader is a Spiritual First Responder

Ryan Berg What would you do in the following scenario? As you’re saying goodbye to members of your group after your Small Group gathering you notice one couple staying on the couch making no motion to leave. After everyone else is gone they slowly approach you and say...
How I Learned to Pray for the Leaders I Coach…Through Texting

What Are We Going to Study?

Leaders and Coaches “What are we going study?” is always a question that Small Group leaders wrestle with once–or in our case many–times a year. Start By Asking Group Members I always begin assessing the needs of my Small Group members. Individually, I...
How I Learned to Pray for the Leaders I Coach…Through Texting

4 Tools for Real Fellowship

Leaders and Coaches In a previous post, we uncovered what real fellowship looks like. But what are a few easy tools that we can use in the group to bring about this real fellowship? 1. Member Covenant Most everyone in your group is a church member, or should...