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Developing a “New Rhythm” in Your Small Group

Perhaps the best book I have ever read on small groups is Brad House’s Community: Taking Your small Group Off Life Support. It’s simply fantastic. One of the obstacles that many small groups unknowingly face is that our western church culture often creates an “events based” concept of community. In other words, community only happens on a scheduled day…

Creating a Learning Environment in Our Small Groups

There’s an excellent article at ChurchLeaders.com on how we can create a learning environment in our small groups (here). The author briefly discusses the importance of having a learning culture and suggests three issues to work on: Be aware of the different learning styles that people have. Don’t be afraid to engage truth. Put your…