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Small Group Leader TIPS of the Week: Dec. 5-9, 2016


Small Group Leader TIPs of the Week - Make Disciples

Here are the Small Group Leader TIPS for the last week as Tweeted, posted on our Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. This week’s TIPS focus on mission, making disciples, and Bible study. #SmallGroup #Leader TIP of the Day: #mission #gospel #SGLeadership pic.twitter.com/vlLKHhsgBQ — Small Grp Leadership (@michaelcmack) December 5, 2016 #SmallGroup #Leader TIP of the Day: …

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Discipling     Small Group Leaders

The 7 Indispensable Elements Necessary for People to Grow Spiritually in Your Small Group


7 Indispensable Elements for Growth

The following post is excerpted from my new eBook, Small Group Leader Toolbox. See more information about this resource at the end of this post. Just as a plant needs a number of specific elements in its environment in order to grow, Christians need at least 7 vital factors or influences to grow spiritually. Each of these plays a significant …

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External-Focus     Small Group Leaders

The Small Group Mannequin Challenge


Small Group Mannequin Challenge

Small groups are taking the mannequin challenge. Many have been doing it for years. I admit, I don’t get the current #mannequinchallenge fad. I also admit that some of the videos are fun and creative. Here’s a short one as an example: This may be the latest cultural fad, but it’s nothing new for many small groups, and the church …

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TIPS

Small Group Leader TIPS of the Week: Nov. 7-11, 2016


Here are the Small Group Leader TIPS for the last week as Tweeted, posted on our Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. This week’s TIPS focus on building healthy authentic community / unity even in a political environment. Small Group Leader TIP of the Day: #politics #election2016 #unity #JesusforKing #SGLeadership pic.twitter.com/acq0nKIbsU — Small Grp Leadership (@michaelcmack) November …

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Small Group Leaders

Small Group Clown Sightings


Small Group Clown Sightings

Clowns have been seen entering small group meetings. What do you do as a leader when this happens? Do what Jesus did. Jesus’ small group was full of clowns. Except for its leader, this leadership-training group seemed to lack any observable spiritual leadership potential. A bunch of oddball characters and mess ups. I can hear Jesus talking with the Father: …

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Ministry Leaders     Small Group Leaders

Interview: Leadership Expert Deborah Ike on Leading Healthy Small Groups


Deborah Ike Leadership Interview Small Groups

I recently met Deborah Ike, who works with church leaders to help them grow their churches and create a life with healthy margins. She is the author of two books, Volunteer Management Toolkit-Church Edition and Protect the Vision: A Practical Guide to Church Risk Management, both available on her website: Velocity Ministry Management. After reading this interview, go check out …

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SG Coaching

The Best Small Group Coaching Resources


BEST Small Group COACH Resources

Every small group needs a coach to be healthy, grow, bear fruit, and eventually reproduce themselves. I have tried every coaching model and system I could find, and I made up some of my own along the way. Several times I totally eliminated my whole coaching structure and started over with something new. All I wanted was something that actually …

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Ministry Leaders

Should We Shake Up Small Groups?


Goldfish Bowls

I was recently asked this question via email from a church leader in Canada: There has been some question in the past at our church about how long a group should be together. A thought had been to “shake” things up or break up groups on purpose and in doing so that it would help. My opinion is that it …

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Small Group Leaders     TIPS

Small Group Leader TIPS of the Week: July 18-22, 2016


Small Group Leader TIPS of the Week

Here are the Small Group Leader TIPS for the last week as Tweeted, posted on our Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. Monday, 7/18 Tuesday, 7/19 Wednesday, 7/20 Thursday, 7/21 Friday, 7/22   Go ahead: Tweet these (or post on your favorite social network, or just email them) to your followers! Or just share ALL of them …

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External-Focus

The Secret to Open AND Authentic Groups


I recently read a tweet and blog post that assumes an either-or viewpoint toward small groups. You must choose, the author says, between being an open, outward-focused, welcoming, numerically growing group (or class) and living in authentic, accountable, abiding community. You can’t have it both ways. This often-repeated reasoning emerges from the idea that if a group desires to grow …

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