Here are the Small Group Leader TIPS for the past three weeks as Tweeted, posted on our Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. Thanks for waiting while we updated to our new website!


Monday, 6/27: Lead w/ the end in mind. What behaviors will change as a result of discussion? Click To Tweet

Tuesday, 6/28: Lead with humility. Focus on what group members need, not on how well you present the lesson. Click To Tweet

Wednesday, 6/29: Remember: “The people in your group are the agenda!” @ralphneighbour Click To Tweet

Thursday, 6/30: Love group mbrs intensely (1 Pet. 1:22), but love God and his mission more (1 Jn. 5:21)! Click To Tweet

Friday, 7/1: Ask the group, What idols do we as a group worship? What do we put before God? (1 Cor. 10:14) Click To Tweet

Monday, 7/4: Help group members take their burdens, sins, addictions to Jesus. #real #independence Click To Tweet

Tuesday, 7/5: Never stop learning and growing as a leader. Take advantage of every equipping opportunity. Click To Tweet

Wednesday, 7/6: Always affirm ppl when they boldly share candidly and honestly. #authenticity Click To Tweet

Thursday, 7/7: Develop the trust and love ppl need to take off masks and be their real selves. #authenticity Click To Tweet

Friday, 7/8: Be a shepherd-leader 24-7, not just 90 minutes once a week. #Pray #care #invest Click To Tweet

Monday, 7/11: Priority 1: Follow the Master Leader. He'll teach you how to lead. (See 1 Cor 11:1) Click To Tweet

Tuesday, 7/12: Sit w/ Jesus, enjoy his presence. Ask him to lead you. Stay connected to the True Vine. Click To Tweet

Wednesday, 7/13: Want group members to grow spiritually? Pray for them daily. Vital practice for leader! Click To Tweet

Thursday, 7/14: Look on grp mbrs as friends, not students, participants, or people who come to weekly mtgs. Click To Tweet

Friday, 7/15: What is most important ingredient of a life-changing group meeting? The real presence of God! Click To Tweet

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QUESTION: Which of these TIPS create an “aha” for you, and why? Please leave a comment by clicking the Comment bar below.

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Michael Mack has been involved in small group ministry as a pastor, writer, trainer, and speaker for more than 25 years. He founded in 1995 and started Small Group Leadership in 2012. He became the 12th editor of Christian Standard magazine in 2017 and continues to speak in churches about small groups, discipleship, and leadership. He lives in Pewee Valley, Kentucky (just outside Louisville), with his wife Heidi. They have four young adult children. Michael enjoys mountain and road biking with a group of friends. See the "About Michael Mack" page under About Us for more about him.

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