How do you recruit new Small Group Leaders? We recruit in several different ways. I’m sure that some of you can name a few that I’ll forget, so please leave a response in the comments. This little evaluation is done through the lens of selectivity and control. Now, without further discussion let’s get to the… Read More


After we have been through the process of starting new small groups, it’s time for the follow-up phase. I’m going to let you in on all of my secrets. Truth is I really don’t have any, but I can share with you what I’ve learned along the way. I’ve learned that checklists really prevent me… Read More


Making Small Groups Work by Henry Could and John Townsend written in 2003. This review was written for this blog to help Small Group Leaders. Summary of Making Small Groups Work The book sets forth some lofty aims in terms of audience: “1) The pastor or overseer of small groups who needs a simple tool… Read More


digital communication

I was recently asked how to effectively communicate (digitally) to a medium sized group. Every now and then someone will ask me a question that I actually feel like I can answer, like effectively communicating to a medium group. Let me start with describing why I’ve labelled this a medium sized group question. I majored… Read More