At least twice a year, those who lead small group ministries need to ask, “What are the next steps for this small group ministry? Where is God leading us?” If you don’t, chances are you’ll become stuck and ineffective.
We would love to form a neighborhood small group where everyone on our block knows each other well, joins in spiritual conversations, prays for one another, and finds ways to serve in our community together. It’s a wonderful dream that we talk about often. The problem is, we don’t know our neighbors!
Are you a small group leader? Here are three types of questions NOT to ask and some tricks to creating a discussion friendly environment.
Small Group Ministries are like gardens, they need a “gardener” to provide on-going care and attention. The Small Group Leadership Teams acts as “gardener” by filling the following essential roles.
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.