Home Tag Archives: small groups (page 3)

Tag Archives: small groups

TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week: February 8-12, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 2/8: Focus your ldrshp on the Greatest Commandments: Love God; love people. Do these and you’ll be OK. Tuesday, 2/9: Allow God’s love and message to be so much a …

Continue Reading
No Comments
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 …

Continue Reading
No Comments
TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week:February 1-5, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 2/1: Don’t use your group to promote your favorite candidate. But pray for our country and its leaders. Tuesday, 2/2: Keep growing in your faith and leadership skills. Read books, …

Continue Reading
No Comments
TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week(s): January 25-29, 2016


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 1/25: Ask a member to be the group timekeeper.They tactfully keep the group on track and watch the time. Tuesday, 1/26: Sometimes as a shepherd you must lead ppl out …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Facilitating Discussion

The Six Count: The Astonishing Yet Simple Secret to Leading Phenomenal Discussions


Micah Bodor

I’m a big fan of today’s guest blogger. I’ve known his dad, Kent Odor, who we affectionately call Small Group “Yoda,” for years, and he’s been a great encourager, mentor, friend, and coworker. His son Micah has the same kind of traits. Micah has made it a regular practice to sit in on workshops I’ve led at various events, and …

Continue Reading
No Comments
TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week


Small Group Leadership TIPS of the past week as Tweeted, posted on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and posted on LinkedIn. *     *     *     *     *     *     * Monday, 11/30: Be (way) more concerned about how much people change than how much they know. Prepare accordingly. Tuesday, 12/1:  If you’re hosting, facilitating, shepherding, emailing, + discipling… you’re not sharing …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Ministry Leaders

An Important Message to the Small Group Point Person


Jay Daniell

GUEST POST by Jay Daniell, Small Group Network, jay@smallgroupnetwork.com; @jaydaniell *     *     *     *     *     * As the small group point person in your church, there is no need to stand alone. Around the turn of the century, God moved in me as a volunteer to launch small groups in …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Leader's Heart-Overflow     Ministry Leaders

Finding FAST People


Joel Comiskey

GUEST POST by Joel Comiskey, Ph.D., president of www.joelcomiskeygroup.com. *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *   I really wanted John to replace me as the small group point person. He was knowledgeable, talented, friendly, and likable. He was a good friend and always positive. But he was the wrong guy. Why? He just wasn’t FAT. Or better, he …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Facilitating Discussion     TIPS

Small Group Leadership TIPS of the Week – 10/14-23/2015


A new feature of Small Group Leadership is a TIP of the Day that I Tweet, post on the Small Group Leadership Facebook page, and post on  LinkedIn each Monday through Friday. (Follow Mike and Small Group Leadership by clicking on any of these links or the icons in the “Connect with Mike” box in the right column.)  I will …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Facilitating Discussion

When to “Call” on Individuals in a Small Group Meeting


Pointing Finger

I usually train leaders not to call on individual members during a small group meeting. Your goal is to promote discussion, not quiz members. I also don’t like putting group members on the spot. My goal is to create an atmosphere of genuineness, openness, vulnerability, and acceptance. I’m going for a free-flowing dialogue. I find that calling out specific people …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Page 3 of 1212345 10...Last

CLICK HERE to get your print or Kindle copy(ies) or for more information!

Join our mailing list. Never miss new content!

Download the Introduction and Chapter 1 of Worlds Greatest Small Group.

Don't worry we don't spam

Recent Tweets

Archives

Post Authors