Month: August 2013

10 Questions for Small Group Planning – 4

10 Questions for Small Group Planning – 4 In recent weeks, we’ve looked at three critical questions for small group ministry planning: 1. Why are we doing small groups? 2. What will our small groups do? 3. Who will we involve in small groups?   Next on our list is another important decision for leaders: 4.

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10 Questions for Small Group Planning – 3

We’ve already considered the first two questions for small group ministry planning: 1.  Why are we doing small groups? 2. What will our small groups do? Our next question is another critical consideration for making these ministries their absolute best: 3. Who will we involve in small groups? Now at first, we might think this

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10 Questions for Small Group Planning – 2

The second of our 10 Questions for Small Group Planning asks, “What will our groups do?” Okay, slow down. This question doesn’t dive into the types of groups or the activity schedules for group meetings. We’re not quite ready for those questions yet. Instead, a deeper question must be asked first. What do we want

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10 Questions for Small Group Planning – 1

Many, if not most, churches have at least attempted small group ministries at one time or another, some finding them to be the catalyst for church growth, relational connections, and effective discipleship. Of course, others have struggled and some even failed in the effort, leaving numerous questions in the wake of their efforts. As a

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