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Small Groups - Where Discipleship Happens

To whom are you accountable for your spiritual and moral life...besides God? The once-a-year elder visit (if it still exists) provides a superficial check list at best. Small groups, done properly, provide a setting for both spiritual growth and moral accountability.

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Tips for Small Group Success?

A recent Banner article gave a sample structure for small group meetings and got me thinking about my own experience. I came up with a list of what I've seen work well and wondered, what would you add? 

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Relational Evangelism Tools

“I will be visiting a close relative in the next couple of weeks. My relative is not a Christian. I would love to give them a pamphlet or small book which explains the gospel. What would you suggest?”

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Small Group Multiplication?

I would like to hear the thoughts of those who are a part of small group ministry on what they think about multiplication. There seems to be this tension between staying in a group and multiplying them. I hear some say that they won't break up their group because they have grown a strong and deep friendship so they feel safe and can share more initimately. Then I hear about how multiplying can destroy the age-oldproblem of cliques, naturally invite new people into Bible study, and increase the number of those who are involved. I would like to hear thoughts from those who have been a part of...
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Small Group Resources

The question that often comes up that people email or Facebook me on a regular basis is regarding resources for small groups especially in the area of discipleship small groups.

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"Descubriendo Tu Biblia"

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 verdades a nuestra vida diaria. Te invito a compartir las experiencias que líder tienes al guiar tu grupo pequeño. Te invito a compartir tus preguntas, tus consejos con los demás líderes...te invito a Descubrir Tu Biblia junto a los demás.
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Sermon Study Group

Have any of you done sermon-based small groups? Any of you have any good advice or resources on how best to do this? Other thoughts?

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What Would You Like to See on This Site?

What are some of the topics, resources or discussion points that would be most helpful to you? What would you like to see included on this site as it is developed? Please share your ideas here so that we can develop this site in a way that best resources those involved in small group leadership.
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Discipleship Small Group

During advisory committee sessions at Synod 2010, delegates will have times of reflection and dialogue based on Bill Hull's The Disciplemaking Pastor. I read it years ago, and now reflecting on going back to a disciplemaking mode in my life and ministry again.

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Congregational Survey

I am in the process of (re)launching a small groups ministry in October in a church with 500+ members. At the moment I am working on writing a congregational survey to get a sense what the formatting and style of the small groups program should be.

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40 Days of Community

Has anyone experienced the campaign "40 Days of Community?" What stories do you have to tell. Did it help move your church into going about mission as community ?

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