Tips for Caring for Ourselves by Andrew Camp

With today being the first official day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, I find it all too easy to already look past summer into the fall, when small groups will be back into full swing. After all I encouraged most of my leaders to take a break to replenish and care for themselves, so… [ Read More ]

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Most Effective Way to Build Trust in a Small Group By Andrew Camp

I would wager that a lack of trust in a small group will lead to a lack of a small group within weeks. A small group may be the only place a person has throughout the week where they do not have to live up to others’ expectations of them, and can truly be themselves…. [ Read More ]

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It Would Be a Shame Not to Deal With The Issue of Shame By Laura Copeland

If we want to talk about community, we have to talk about authenticity and vulnerability. If we want to talk about authenticity and vulnerability, we have to talk about shame. Shame is the greatest barrier to community. If we can’t learn how to address shame properly, our churches and our small groups will struggle to… [ Read More ]

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