Rick & Kay Warren interviews

Here is a recent interview that Rick Warren gave on the state of the American Church, politics, and society. It’s a strong interview, and we thought you’d enjoy it. Here is an interview that Rick and Kay did on Kay’s new book, Choose Joy. It’s a book that could change the way you view pain… [ Read More ]

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iSing Worship, a small group resource

Does your small group sing worship music during your group time? Do you struggle with no musicians? iSing Worship may help. There are many smaller churches and small groups meeting regularly who struggle to make their worship effective due to a lack of available musicians. Some have turned to commercially available CDs or instrumental backing… [ Read More ]

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The “Share Your Faith” app

Sharing your faith isn’t easy. It’s hard to know what to say, when to say it, and how to say it. Timing and location play a role. Information is crucial. Sharing the full Truth is key. And to top it all off…be yourself! Talk about a lot to remember! Take a look at the Share… [ Read More ]

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Are your small groups “missional”?

Listen to the audio HERE There is a lot of buzz these days around the term “Missional Communities”. What does that mean? How does it work? Are my groups missional? Should they be? Enter Todd Engstrom (Twitter, Facebook, and Blog), the Executive Pastor of Campuses and Communities at The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Texas. … [ Read More ]

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The Best Season of All

image credit: CreationSwap user Cameron Fries I inherited a church small-group ministry that insisted small groups break for the summer. But I am a huge fan of small groups meeting throughout the summer. Our policy now is that small groups can take a break anytime they want—for the entire summer, or even just a couple of weeks—but… [ Read More ]

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Training new group leaders

Click here to listen to Greg’s Group Talk We are in the summer grind.  It’s time to be preparing for the fall season of Small Group Life.  One of the most beneficial things you can do today to insure success tomorrow is to equip your Small Group Leaders. And nothing is as effective as a… [ Read More ]

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THE small group book you need

The good news for you is that Steve Gladen wrote Small Groups With Purpose. The better news is that it’s on sale. Right now! This practical book walks you through the questions you need to answer to develop their own intentional small group strategy. Built around the most commonly asked questions, Small Groups with Purpose outlines the step-by-step process of… [ Read More ]

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An Unsung Hero

By Steve Gladen Because of where I work and what I do, God has positioned me too often be in the public eye.  But it is often the people around me that really make things happen.  One such person has been Cheryl Shireman. In 2006, God laid it on my heart to launch the Small… [ Read More ]

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The impact of social media

How are you using social media in your 2013 small group strategy? Is it even on your radar?  

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10 apps to make your life more productive

Are you in productivity, in one way or another? If you’re in ministry, you are. Check out this Forbes article, and see if there are any apps that may help you be more productive this year. 10 mobile apps to make your business more productive (original article HERE) Now that the new year is in… [ Read More ]

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