What Do Small Groups Have in Common with Football? [Podcast]

 

Building a team. Developing a playbook. Identifying wins. All fundamentals of any effective football team. But would you believe they’re also some of the same foundational principles that will greatly determine success in small group ministry?

 

In this month’s Group Talk, Carolyn Taketa talks with Small Group Network Founder, Steve Gladen, about the core strategies that are crucial on both the football field and in your small group ministry.

Steve Gladen

Steve Gladen has been a small groups pastor for 25+ years. Since 1998, he has been the Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church where he oversees the strategic launch and development of 5,000+ adult small groups on multiple campuses. The founder of the Small Group Network, he has also authored Small Groups With Purpose, which has been translated into seven languages to date, and Leading Small Groups With Purpose. Connect with Steve on Twitter: @stevegladen