Monthly Archives: July 2009

Small Group Study Ideas – July 2009

  God + the Arts series Where faith intersects life. There is a reason great movies stir our soul and kindle something deep within us. What is it about these powerful stories that make us weep, make us laugh, and … Continue reading

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Ask the Network – This month: "What is a huddle?"

This month’s Network Exchange question comes from Donald Dillard of South Carolina who just recently attended our Atlanta conference…”What is a huddle?” Here are the answers from you – our PDSG Network members… From Jen Hurst, Regional Point Person for … Continue reading

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Soul Searchin – Dark Times and a New Direction: The Making of Churchteams

by Boyd Pelley, President/Co-founder Churchteams In the fall of 1999, I was ready to bail on ministry. I had given it my all for a decade. I was disillusioned and tired. I began talking to a friend about the possibility … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Saddleback Small Group Conference

Cincinnati’s Vineyard Community church was the location of the Saddleback Small Group Conference on May 15 and 16. The weather was gorgeous, the people were friendly and the small group community was electric. Almost 1000 pastors, small group point leaders … Continue reading

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Are People in Your Church Hurting?

by Pastor Steve Gladen Read the news. Every day in every city around the world, hurts, hang-ups and habits are the secret and sometimes not-so-secret ways that the enemy uses to try to defeat both believers and non-believers. These are … Continue reading

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Regina Brett's 45 life lessons and 5 to grow on

Although this isn’t straight from the Bible, life has a way of teaching us Biblical lessons. As you are doing groups, this may help you set your perspective so as to do for God what he needs done. The following … Continue reading

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Steve's Tips – July 2009

The key to health is balance. This is true in everyday life as well as group life. Balance of the Biblical purposes ensures group health. Here are a few ideas for groups to take steps in each of the five … Continue reading

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