Monthly Archives: August 2009

Ask the Network – Curriculum for the 30 Something Crowd

  THIS MONTH’S QUESTION is from Elaine Morse, our State Point Person for Washington – What is the latest in curriculum? What works well for moving a younger (30 something) crowd toward spiritual growth and action in their communities? We received … Continue reading

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Resources For You – August 2009

GREAT WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT!    A wonderful new website that allows you to listen to music and encouragement live from your computer! Go to the website and click on either “PC” or “MAC” in the “Listen Now” box and you … Continue reading

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Soul Searchin: Classic Christianity

GETTING BACK to ‘CLASSIC’ CHRISTIANITY by J. Lee Grady We need voices from the past—like Andrew Murray, Corrie Ten Boom and Charles Spurgeon—to help us find our way to the future. During a visit with my parents in Georgia, two … Continue reading

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Steve's Tips – August 2009

by Steve Gladen Looking for some tips to help balance your small groups? Pass these suggestions on to your leaders: FELLOWSHIP – Have group members share a brief account of their spiritual journey. These stories are a great way to … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter : Emotional Burnout

by Rick Warren SUFFERING FROM EMOTIONAL BURNOUT? With today’s high pressure lifestyle it’s easy to run out of emotional energy and experience burnout.  This is not a new problem, or unique to you. It is a problem that is as … Continue reading

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The PDSGN – A Dream Realized

by Cheryl Shireman The Purpose Driven Small Group Network is the dream of Steve Gladen, Pastor of the Small Group Community of Saddleback Church. After receiving questions from so many Small Group Point People over the years, many ready to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Gathering Your Small Group Leaders

by Steve Gladen There are two questions inherent in every small group ministry: How do you get people connected into new groups, and how do you sustain existing groups?”  There are two crucial areas you need to consider in sustaining … Continue reading

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