A shortcut for your group leaders

A shortcut for your group leaders

Ever wish there was an easy way to prepare your leaders to facilitate a group discussion on scripture? Many people are so afraid that they won’t know enough about scripture that they won’t even sign up for the job. Here’s the easiest way I’ve found:  give them...
Multi-site tip #5: Localizing small groups

Multi-site tip #5: Localizing small groups

This blog entry is part of a series of reflections on the multi-site model of church. After the whole series has been posted, you can do a search for multi-site within the blog to pull up the whole series. I know some multi-site churches may handle this differently,...
Three simple questions to transform your group

Three simple questions to transform your group

Are you leading a group?  Most Christian leaders are facilitating a group of some kind. Why not try something different to breathe some new life into it?  Try asking these three questions of the people in your group: • How are you experiencing God? • How is God...

Bring your leaders together

As you start missional communities, you’ll see leaders arising. Get them together! You’ll need to provide support of some kind; they won’t be able to run on autopilot.  When you do get them together, here are 5 good questions you can ask: What’s working What’s not...
Community Journey Guides

Community Journey Guides

Need a resource to help you or those you lead bring people together more effectively to live out the one-another commands of Jesus? Our bundle of three Community-focused Journey Guides may be just what you’re looking for. Love Others  Jesus said that all of the...

New resources available

You may remember that a while back I launched Journey Together Now, a new website for lay leaders. The site includes a “map” of the 9 foosteps of Jesus that people in discipling relationships can work through together on their spiritual journeys. Now Journey Guides...