Tag Archives: small groups

Invitation to Educational Ministry


Everything you want to know about educational ministry—no matter what size your venue—but was afraid to ask. . . . George M. Hillman, Jr. & Sue Edwards. Invitation to Educational Ministry: Foundations of Transformational Christian Education. 512p., $42.99, Kregel Academic. … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Life: a small-group session


Laying Down Your Day (15 minutes) Leader: Note that the italicized sections of text below are for you to read aloud. Feel free to use your own wording, or just use what’s here (that’s why it’s here, after all). Have … Continue reading

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Season 6: Growing in Your Mission


As you keep growing, God may well put things on your heart that you’ll need to be the one to initiate. God’s given you a specific vision for ministry—either inside or outside the church, or maybe even planting a new … Continue reading

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From Disciples to Disciplers: reunited and ready for your consideration


And so here we are. Just as 16 months ago, Seasons 4-6 of the From Disciples to Disciplers series officially went out of print, and the rights reverted back to me, so now Seasons 1-3 have done the same. But as … Continue reading

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Making Sunday School Work Anywhere, Anyway, Anyhow


Assembling what could well be considered a Baptist all-star team here — including Thom Rainer, Elmer Towns, and my boy Josh Hunt — Steve Parr presents a variety of success stories in the world of Sunday School, and in Christian … 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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