How To Be A Small Group Guru Part 4: Guru Goulash
27 August 2014
To wrap up our series on becoming a small group guru, I’d like to prepare a little guru goulash; a delish mish mash of thoughts. * Don’t forget the parents! Leading a small group of 5-10 teenagers also gives you an incredible opportunity to minister..
How To Be A Small Group Guru, Part 3: Guru Skills
20 August 2014
Week three of this series may be a good time to come clean. I’m not a very good small group leader…a small group guru I ain’t! But I’ve observed some of the best (because I’m so bad I always partner with somebody really good!). I’ve..
How to be a Small Group Guru, Part 2: It’s All About Leadership
13 August 2014
John Maxwell has said, “Everything rises and falls on leadership”. And while I’m not sure that everything rises and falls on leadership, I think it is true when it comes to youth ministry small groups. The adults you entrust to lead your small groups will..
Small Groups in Youth Ministry: Is this it?
16 June 2014
Are small groups part of your student ministry? Are they working? The traditional small group model may be the last sacred cow of today’s church. Statistically, we know that young people are now the largest, most irreligious generation ever on the rise. Religious ‘Nones’—those claiming..