Home Tag Archives: Team-building (page 2)

Tag Archives: Team-building

Leader's Heart-Overflow     Ministry Leaders

WANTED: Wise Leadership! Proverbs 11


Today: Proverbs 11  Without wise leadership, a nation falls; with many counselors, there is safety (Proverbs 11:14, NLT).  As we head toward Election Day in the United States, this proverb has never been more vital! Both sides would argue that they are wise leaders and their opponent is not. Their policies are wise and the other candidate’s are unwise. This …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Small Group Leaders

Bring Out the Best in Others in Your Group (Michael Sove on Sharing Leadership)


Today I read a good blog by Michael Sove on the Joel Comiskey Group website. Read the blog HERE. Michael wrote about sharing leadership with a core team as well as the vitality of sharing ownership with the whole group. He wrote: My group has come alive since praying in and incorporating a core team approach.  But don’t settle with …

Continue Reading
No Comments
External-Focus     Training SG Leaders

Do small groups divide the church?


Back in December I blogged that healthy small groups are friends. (See post here.) I’m not sure why, but this has recently become the most popular post on this blog. It was picked up recently by ChurchLeaders.com (here), and Debra commented,  Small groups often divide the church into cliques. The group forms, bonds, and no new people stand a chance …

Continue Reading
2 Comments
Discipling

Are You Building Walls or People?


Are you being a good steward of your small group? I’ve written about this before in reference to how you are discipling and shepherding the group God has put under your care (1 Peter 5:2). That’s vital to leading a healthy small group. But there’s even more to it than that. How are you using all the gifts and abilities …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Discipling     Facilitating Discussion

Top 10 Ways to Take Your Small Group Deeper!


Subgroup into smaller groups of 2-4 for deeper sharing during application or prayer. Divide the sexes. Split up the men and women for portions of the study of for prayer and accountability. Meet between meetings. Guys or gals go out to breakfast or lunch together during the week. Get accountable. Ask some tough questions and expect people to share what’s …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Small Group Leaders

A Sense of Us


There are some biblical principles that are as true for small groups as for marriages, teams, partnerships, or any kind of enterprise where two or more are involved. One of the most important principles is “a Sense of Us.” A Sense of Us means … Us is always more important than me. Us always makes me better. There is no …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Small Group Leaders

No More Leader Burnout


Don’s small group started smoothly and seemed to go well the first several months. Within the first year, Don called me to tell me he was stepping down from group leadership. When I met with him to ask what happened, he told me about his increasingly frantic pace of life and the overwhelming amount of time and energy required to …

Continue Reading
No Comments
Small Group Leaders

5 Ships Every Small Group Needs


A healthy small group needs 5 ships to carry out its mission: Fellowship: This one’s the flagship. A group needs authentic Christ-centered community to be healthy. But how do you get there? The other 4 ships flank and reinforce the flagship.. Ownership: Share ownership of the group by making sure every member of the crew has a role in the group. …

Continue Reading
One Comment
Page 2 of 212

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