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A printable checklist of practical tasks needed to start a small group including preparation, what you need for your first meeting, and what to do after the first meeting.
These two handouts offer multiple ideas for prayer and worship activities you can do with your small group to help keep you connected with God.
Saying yes to leading a small group is a risk. But it’s also an adventure, and this course will help you take the first step! As you lead, you’ll discover a life-giving community and growing love for Scripture.
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In this post-pandemic season as we recovery on some fronts but also continued hardship and strife, these five studies (from both the Old and New Testaments) help root us in God’s faithfulness to his people who throughout history have endured trial, hardship, famine, persecution, and plagues.
Discerning what God is doing in each lifecycle of a small group—beginning, middle, and end—and following God into that rhythm is crucial in establishing rhythms of community. This resource will help you know what to expect in each stage and how to prepare.
This worksheet will walk you through the steps of finding apprentices, mentoring them, and creating a roadmap for small group leadership development.
Spending time as a small group in inductive Bible study is a key way to encounter Jesus together. This resource will walk you through the steps of leading a time of inductive Bible study with your small group.
While there are many ways for a small group to encounter Jesus together, listening prayer is one way to grow our intimacy and dependency on God. This resource will teach you the steps to leading listening prayer with your small group and give you practical prayer prompts to use.
God has granted you and the people in your small group overlapping connections to common friends, social networks, academic departments, and people you see regularly. This resource will help you explore these shared social networks and encounter God together to discern what to do next.
Conflict is complex and a normal part of life. If you have conflict in your small group, it’s a good sign that your group is safe enough to have tension. Conflict, when addressed and resolved, grows the small group closer and healthier, as well as helps everyone in the group mature in emotional and spiritual health. This will help that process.
Small Groups are amazing places of community and witness to the gospel, but sometimes they can get a little stuck. Small Group Garage is a communal tool that helps you hear from God and take a practical next step to help your small group thrive as a witnessing community.