Category Archives: Small Groups

Small Groups: When? (pt. 2)

Dear Church Family and Friends, Last week, I answered the question about when small groups might meet, and I said that they could meet at any time the SG leader chose, as long as it didn’t conflict with the church’s … Continue reading

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Small Groups: When?

Dear Church Family and Friends, I need to address one of the most common concerns that churches have when someone starts talking about small groups.  You might know of churches where this concern was raised so vigorously that it threatened … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Where?

Dear Church Family and Friends, This past Sunday, I told you that for the past 12 weeks or so, ten of us have been running a small group experiment, putting into practice all of the things that I have previously … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Who?

Dear Church Family and Friends, Who are the people that are involved in small groups?  The short answer is:  anyone who wishes to grow in his / her relationship with the Lord.  A longer answer:  anyone who wants to experience … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Is Growth Good?

How can you even ask such a thing? Is growth good?  What a strange question!  In the realm of the church, growth is almost always assumed to be a good thing, if not the ultimate goal.  In fact, “church growth” … Continue reading

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Small Groups: How?

Dear Church Family and Friends, In the last few weeks, I have tried to give a bird’s-eye view of small groups (SGs), describing their function and purpose.  Now we need to look at things from street-level; what do they look … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Why, Why?

Dear Church Family and Friends, Have you ever asked a question that made perfect sense to you but obviously didn’t to the person you asked?  Have you ever heard someone answer you in a way that you never dreamed was … Continue reading

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