Spiritual Life

The Day of Overflowing Compassion


crosses

Today is a Day of Overflowing Compassion. To fully understand what happened on this day, it helps to see Jesus’ attitudes, actions, and words before he was put on trial and went to the cross. Once, as he was walking through some towns with his followers, the Bible says that when he saw the crowds, Jesus had compassion on them, …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: March 21-25, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     *   This week’s Small Group Leader TIPS focus on #mission and particularly inviting people to your small group. Monday, 3/21: Dedicate part of every meeting to talking abt and praying for …

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External-Focus

5 Vital Secrets for Getting Your Group to Invite Others


invitation

How do you get small group members to invite people to their groups? I spoke at +Greenwood Christian Church this past Saturday, particularly on the topic of moving small groups from good (comfortable, focused mostly internally) to great (costly, missional). We spent time talking about the importance of members inviting people into their groups as part of carrying out Christ’s …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: March 14-18, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     *   This week’s Small Group Leader TIPS focus on Rock ‘n Roll Wisdom for small groups. Monday, 3/14: #1 on most vital chart: “Shower the people you love with love…” Thx …

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External-Focus

Rock ‘n Roll Advice to Get Your Small Group Back Where You Belong


advice

Maybe you’ve never considered this, but Rock n’ Roll has provided small group leaders with quite a bit of wisdom. Over the last week, I’ve been posting #rocknrollwisdom as my Small Group Leadership TIPS of the week on Twitter, my Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and LinkedIn. The genesis of all real wisdom comes from the Creator, who uses all …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: March 7-11, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     *   This week’s Small Group Leader TIPS focus on ideas for building authentic community. Monday, 3/7: Small Group Sleepover – Spend the night together at someone’s house, playing games, talking, etc. …

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Three Facts American Small Groups Can Learn From The Best Practices of Other Countries – Part 3: Guest Post by Ralph W. Neighbour


Growth Cycles

Today is part three of a three-part series by guest blogger, Dr. +Ralph Neighbour. Please see Part 1 here. See Part 2 here.  __________     FACT 3: OVERSEAS BODIES OF CHRIST HAVE HARVEST EVENTS   When we began to develop the Faith Community Baptist Church in Singapore, we threw away the traditional church calendar with all its programs. Our motto …

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SG Models/Structure

Three Facts American Small Groups Can Learn From The Best Practices of Other Countries – Part 2: Guest Post by Ralph W. Neighbour


Ralph Neighbour

Yesterday, we began a three-part series by guest blogger, Dr. +Ralph Neighbour.  Please see that post before reading this one.  __________   FACT 2: OVERSEAS BODIES OF CHRIST HAVE HARVEST FIELDS “As you look around right now, wouldn’t you say that in about four months it will be time to harvest? Well, I’m telling you to open your eyes and …

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SG Models/Structure

Three Facts American Small Groups Can Learn From The Best Practices of Other Countries – Part 1: Guest Post by Ralph W. Neighbour


Ralph Neighbour

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege to partner with this week’s guest blogger in many different ways. I edited his book, Christ’s Basic Bodies, written and led training seminars for the ministry he founded (TOUCH Outreach Ministries), and interviewed him for my blog and other writing projects. Neighbour is one of the pioneers of the groups movement in America …

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TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: February 29 – March 4, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 2/29: Lead your group for the glory of God (1 Cor. 10:31). Everything else will flow from that. Tuesday, 3/1: The Greatest Commandment is a command 4 your grp. How …

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