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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week for May 16-20, 2016


Here are last week’s Small Group Leader TIPS as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 5/16: “Admonish one another” is a command of Scripture. To grow spiritually, ppl sometimes need it. #toughlove Tuesday, 5/17: Call a group member or 2 today simply to encourage. Be …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week for May 9-13, 2016


Here are the last week of Small Group Leader TIPS as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 5/9: As you lead this week, try this: Lean not on your own understanding. Seek God and he’ll show you the way. Tuesday, 5/10: See not only what …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: April 4-8, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 4/4: No, your faith is NOT a private matter! Go public. Invite others into this community life with God. #love RT or ♥LIKE on Facebook Tuesday, 4/5:  Discuss: if a …

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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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Facilitating Discussion

The Challenge of Challenging People: 7 Keys to What Works


Pat Sikora

I’ve known today’s guest blogger for more years than either of us would care to admit. I first came across her material on small group leadership 20-some years ago when I was an editor at Standard Publishing, and we’ve partnered on several projects ever since. Today, Pat writes and speaks from her home base in California. She is the author …

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Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: 11/2-16/2015


Here are the Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. * * * * * * * * Monday, 11/2: Has someone in your grp hurt you? Forgive. It may be the most powerful lesson you ever teach. Tuesday, 11/3: Move your Bible study from …

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Leader's Heart-Overflow     Ministry Leaders

What Should Happen with a Leader Who Has No Time for God?


Dusty Bible

What should a church or small group pastor do when they discover that a small group leader is not spending time daily with God–assuming this is an ongoing issue? Yes, there are times that most of us have gone through the desert, and perhaps we’ve allowed our time with God to slip down our priority lists. But we know these times are …

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The Brazil Cell-Church Conference: What I Learned … #4 – Keep Trusting God


Jesus in Aguas de Lindoia

When life is safe and comfortable, there is no real need to trust God. That’s as true for your small group, your church, and your family as it is for you personally. It’s when you step out of your comfort zone, count the costs, surrender your own preferences, and obey God no matter what that you will most need to …

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Small Group Leaders

Jesus’ Small Group Was a Dysfunctional Mess


Jesus and the Disciples

Art Credit: www.deviantART.com Jesus’ small group was a mess. It was often dysfunctional. Except for its leader, this leadership training group seemed to lack any observable spiritual leadership potential. Within two pages in my Bible, Jesus had to … rebuke his leader-intern (Mark 8:33). Actually, this verse says he looked at all the disciples as he addressed Peter: “You do …

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Small Group Leaders

The Commitment Conundrum (Commitment and Small Groups Series #14)


This is installment #14, and the last post (for now) in my series on Commitment and Small Groups. Andrew Mason, founder of SmallGroupChurches.com, and I recently discussed this question via video: “Why do you think we often do not see commitment from the people in our small groups?” I think it’s a pretty good summary for this series: By the …

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