Category Archives: Small Groups

Small Groups: Even the Shallow Need a Place

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Small Groups: My Presentation From Our January 23, 2011 Service

My church is going through three weeks of special services centered around the congregation’s vision. The first week’s presentation was last Sunday (January 23, 2011). We arranged the seating to have the speakers in the middle of the auditorium. We … Continue reading

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Small Groups: An Inquiry

I get emails – We are specifically looking at defining the role of small groups in our “process.” Currently, we have done no training of small group leaders, haven’t really reached any type of consensus on the goals and objectives … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Community Service

I get emails: Hi. I lead our church small group program. I read a response from you to a blog concerning Sunday night church and was interested in what you said your church does. You said that your groups purposely … Continue reading

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Fixing Small Groups

I ran across this article and just had to share it. One of the nation’s fastest growing churches couldn’t get small groups right until they tried something radical — mission. I describe how we do this at my church in … Continue reading

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On Small Groups, Part 2

Anyway, let’s cover some of the practical issues small groups present – * How do we divide the church into groups? There are as many ways as there are churches. Some divide geographically. Some divide based on personality profiles. Some divide … Continue reading

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On Small Groups, Part 1

I get emails. This one is from an employee of one of our more conservative colleges – Hi Jay, I just recently encountered your blog and have enjoyed what I have read thus far.  Always like to be made to … Continue reading

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