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


Teams that Thrive by Ryan T. Hartwig and Warren Bird is an interesting read. This book is mainly directed at people who are either a member of or the leader of a senior leadership team at a church. They argue that there are 5 core disciplines of a team that will improve its function. Summary of… Read More