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Bible engagement is critical for spiritual growth. What kind of small group enviornment encourages Bible engagement? What kind of leader can help cultivate such a group?

July 21, 2014 0 6 comments

Small Groups carry a lot of weight in churches. We expect that if people participate in groups they will grow and change. What change are we working toward and how do we know if it happened?

May 13, 2014 0 0 comments

A quality Koosh ball is my favorite tool to illustrate small group the communication opportunities and challenges.Buy a Koosh ball. Take the ball to your group and throw it around.

October 16, 2012 0 0 comments
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Yesterday, I had a conversation with a couple of people regarding Coffee Break being used for ESL (English as a Second Language)  groups in churches.  I admit that this is not my area of expertise, and yet I do agree that ESL can use the Bible very effectively to teach English.  I know of a...

February 14, 2012 0 6 comments

My wife's small group is finishing up the first study book of "The Gospel of Mark" and they will need the next set of books to continue on. I tried to find where I can order these on this website but to no avail. Please direct me to where these can be ordered. 




November 29, 2011 0 1 comments
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Perhaps some of you have read the dialogue on the Small Groups Forum, about Women’s Ministry.  If not, I encourage you to go there, and read through the post by Freda Kennedy, as well as all of the follow up comments.  There are some great ideas percolating there.  The concept that is being...

October 13, 2011 0 3 comments
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Last month we completed the new Infuse Bible study "Jonah" from the Faith Alive Resources.  It took 10 weeks for us to discuss the four chapters - there was a lot of discussion material.  We loved to chat and discover how our lives are affected by the topic of forgiveness.  Hopefully, more...

May 10, 2011 0 0 comments
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Who's Coming to Dinner?  ...and you shall always eat at My table.  2Sam 9:7b

In Ontario, we're planning our bi-annual Coffee Break Conference - for all women, not just Coffee Break members - its actually our Inspirational Women's Conference.  The theme of the day, will be reflecting on the...

March 14, 2011 0 0 comments
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On Sunday, while visiting the church of my youth, I had the chance to sit next to my uncle, who has recently been widowed.  He welcomed me with enthusiasm, acknowledging the loneliness that lurks when your partner is gone.  As the service began, I noticed how Uncle John sang with gusto the words...

January 26, 2011 0 0 comments
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Hi, my name is Michelle Hoyt and I am a director and small group leader for Coffee Break in South Windsor, Connecticut . We have about 40 ladies attending our study on Thursday mornings.  I am a busy mom with a part time job and am trying to come up with ideas for our special Christmas brunch we...

October 27, 2010 0 2 comments
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This morning, my Google news alert brought me this this story about Racine CRC's Coffee Break program: 

The Word: Coffee Break Bible study groups bring together people of different churches

I'll bet they get a bunch of new people from this kind of publicity!

What do you think...

October 18, 2010 0 0 comments
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Aunque este título es el nombre que lleva el material de estudio bíblicos para grupos pequeños, es también además un método de estudio. Descubriendo Tu Biblia es estudiar juntos la Biblia a través de preguntas que nacen de la Escritura y que a través de las preguntas, aprendemos a aplicar las...

September 23, 2010 0 0 comments
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Recently, someone challenged me to consider what Coffee Break might look like if we took it out of the church. I wonder...

Imagine, 3 or 4 women (the group should remain small), sitting together, week after week, in the same coffee shop, sharing the things of the Lord. Imagine...

August 19, 2010 0 2 comments

Is there a leadership training event for those who are in Coffee Break leadership? When is the next one being held?

May 25, 2010 0 1 comments
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Like many readers, I've been involved in the ministry of Coffee Break for many years. I began leading a group, with a babe in arms. Coffee Break, indeed the study of God's word with other women, changed my life. But more impacting was the opportunity to share the truth of scripture with someone...
May 10, 2010 0 2 comments



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