Category Archives: Discipleship

The Top Five Small Group Systems

According to Dictionary.com, the definition of the word “system” is: “a set of principles or procedures according to which something is done; an organized scheme or method.” We are sometimes afraid of systems in the groups world because community is supposed to happen organically, not through an organized scheme. But at its core, a system […]

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Stop Making Resolutions

I am not a big fan of January.  It’s not necessarily because of the cloudy skies and painful cold where I live. And it’s not completely because January feels like this month-long let down after two straight months of holidays, eating and celebrations. Although those are good candidates to dislike the first month of the […]

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Four Steps to Becoming a Serving Small Group

One of the churches in which I served sat on an interesting place geographically. The side of the main road where the building sat was quickly gentrifying: grand homes were being restored and flipped for big dollars, and the neighborhood was becoming a desirable place to live again. However, directly across the street was a […]

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