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Missional Small Groups

by Bill Easum (August 5, 2016) One of the key elements of most discipleship pipelines I’ve seen is what I call missional small groups. The problem is, when most people hear “small groups” they think of Bible studies, which is

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5 Ways God Uses Mentoring Relationships

by Eric Geiger I am honored to lead the Resources Division at LifeWay and serve with a team of leaders who are passionate to serve the Church in Her mission of making disciples. Each Wednesday, I share the heart behind one of the

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10 Principles for Healthy Group Growth

by Chuck Lawless I believe in small groups, whether they are called “Sunday School,” “home groups,” “cell groups,” or whatever name a church may give them. Most churches have some type of group, but my experience is that most churches also don’t

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6 Marks of a Healthy Group

by Ken Braddy Starting this year, I’ve taken a renewed interest in improving my overall health. My smartphone has built-in diagnostic apps that help me monitor my body’s health. I can track cholesterol, sodium, fat, calories, and other indicators of

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Practicing Hospitality: The Value of the Host

Imagine what small groups would be like without group hosts.  If you’re a group that has struggled with finding a host home, that may not be hard to imagine!  Even the strongest groups have had weeks when they simply couldn’t

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Summertime for Small Groups

Summer is upon us and all of our calendars are filling up with vacations, kid’s sports, and many more things that vie for our commitment during the summermonths.  Inevitably, the increase in activity creates a dilemma for your group as you try to balance a busy

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