Steve Gladen, the Small Group Pastor at Saddleback Church, & Brett Eastman, President of Lifetogether & Producer of the Small Group Show, provide an overview of this week's show.
| Resourcing Leaders|
In this episode of the Small Group Show, veteran small group point person, Heather Zempel, discusses ways to measure the success of our small group ministries, Allen White shares a part of his small group journey at a small church that got down to 85 attenders and how they launched groups, Sloan Skinner from smallgroups.com shares about that site, Donna Jones gives a great example of how to do a Sunday video announcement for a series, Rick Warren previews "40 Days in the Word" and Ron Wilbur takes us behind the scenes of Twelve.
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Donna Jones introduces Crossline's women's study of The Story by Max Lucado. She does an incredible job making the ask for women to join the study.
Rick Warren on Saddleback's Newest Campaign 40 Days in the Word.
LOVE THE WORD. LEARN THE WORD. LIVE THE WORD.
Behind the scenes of the 12 Conference. Join Ron Wilbur, the Pastor of Small Group Life at Saddleback Church, as he gives a glimpse of behind the scenes of the online 12 Small Groups Conference
This is a clip from the Twelve Conference where Heather Zemple discusses Matters of the Heart and how to measure success with groups
Allen White shares his incredible story about how he helped connect over 125% of the congregation of his church. His story is a great example of how a smaller church can create curriculum and recruit more than enough leaders
One of the best tools for small group directors and pastors is SmallGroups.com. Sloan Skinner gives an overview of all of the resources that they offer for your church.
Be A Champion To Remember
Being a champion isn't too hard, but it makes a big difference.
By Brett Eastman
Although I've championed small groups in several big churches over the past decade, and even though it's been almost twenty years since I led my first small group, I still remember the day I led my first group like it was yesterday.
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|Three Steps for Diagnosing Spiritual Health
By Steve Gladen
When was the last time you made an appointment with your doctor for a physical examination? Have you avoided it because you thought he might tell you something you wouldn't want to hear, something like, "You could stand to lose a few pounds," or maybe, "A little exercise would do you some good," or "Your cholesterol is looking a bit high, time to cut out the bowl of ice cream before bedtime"?
Like our physical health, our spiritual health needs to be assessed and managed so it can continuously grow and mature into all that God desires it to be... Read More!
The Small Group Network is a free network that connects leaders of Small Group Ministry. It was created by Steve Gladen of Saddleback Church to connect these leaders so they can build relationships, support and encourage one another and share ideas and resources. Learn more here...