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Quick Start Guide

You can share the following tips with Group Hosts or new Group Leaders who can use them every week to generate conversation and build community: Include fellowship time on the front and tail end of your meeting time and when possible have food. Start… Continue Reading “Quick Start Guide”

Deal with It! (Part 2 of 2)

There is wisdom woven throughout the Scriptures on how to deal with conflict in ways that are healthy for individuals and groups. In the table below, you will find a selection of passages on how group leaders can “leverage” conflict to create an environment… Continue Reading “Deal with It! (Part 2 of 2)”

Deal with It! (Part 1 of 2)

Conflict happens. You cannot always anticipate it, but you know it when you have stepped in it. The temptation is to avoid conflict, but that is a mistake! The key to handling most conflict most of the time is to deal with it head-on… Continue Reading “Deal with It! (Part 1 of 2)”


New group leaders are looking for direction so be sure to give them steps to help them get their group off to a strong start. Don’t overwhelm them with too much information, but offer just enough guidance so they know what they should do… Continue Reading “READY ► SET ► GO”

Influencing the Spiritual Climate of Your Group

Have you ever been in a high-pressure situation where you needed to know the facts on how to do something…and fast? Imagine a friend needed YOU to jump in and lead their group last minute. What would you need to know? These principles can… Continue Reading “Influencing the Spiritual Climate of Your Group”