Tag Archives: small-group ministry

Glory, Not Growth


Tullian Tchividjian has a message we may not want to hear: When God puts us through the crucible of suffering—no matter how large or small that suffering may actually be—His primary desire is not our personal growth. And it certainly … Continue reading

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In Defense of 1-on-1 Discipleship


A couple very different conversations this week got me thinking about this issue even more than I usually do…. In fact, this might be equally titled “In Self-Defense of Being a 1-on-1 Discipler”… 🙂 First, the backdrop: It seems like … Continue reading

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So Simple, Even a Small-Group Leader Can Do It


…and for that matter, so concise that small-group leaders will actually read it. And if they do, they’ll come away with a framework that can be easily transferred within any small-group ministry. Jim Egli and Dwight Marable. Small Groups, Big … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Life: a small-group session


Told you today would be different. You shouldn’t need to read through the devotionals that go with this study—I’ve tried to make this pretty self-contained—but should you want to anyway, they’ll be in bits and pieces under the following names: … Continue reading

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Getting Your Small Group Where God Wants It


I’m still on hold with the new stuff, so one more blast from the past…. This isn’t a brand-new book — it’s a couple years old now, actually — but it’s certainly fresh even if it’s not new. • Finding … Continue reading

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The Truth About “The Naked Truth…”


While I’m waiting for the book I was planning on reviewing this week, here’s a blast from the not-so-distant past that’s well worth your time….. • Randall Neighbour. The Naked Truth About Small Group Ministry: When It Won’t Work and … Continue reading

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