Monthly Archives: September 2009

Resources For You – September 2009

This month we are featuring four websites – two that are great for small group resources and two that are great for studying the Bible. Small group websites…   Resources for Small Group Leaders and for Small Group Point People. … Continue reading

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Small Group Studies: September 2009

Health Care Reform For Your Small Group  by Tonja Ward American health is declining faster than the economy.  What’s the solution – another savvy health trend, health care reform, another diet book? We often ask ourselves how we are going … Continue reading

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Ask The Network – A Gathering of Men

  THIS MONTHS QUESTION is from Steve Gladen of Lake Forest – What type of celebratory/vision casting gatherings do you have for your small group leadership? Our answer for this month comes from Joe Windham, one of our State Point … Continue reading

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Infrastructure: The Foundation of Your Small Group Ministry

by Steve Gladen Last month we looked at “Gathering” as an important part of sustaining groups, now I want to take a look at infrastructure and the role it plays in keeping groups on purpose.  As you start to add … Continue reading

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Soul Searchin: Words of Encouragement – Straight From God

by Tom Atkins I was raised in a Christian home and attended church every weekend. I never heard the word sin in church. I never heard about a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  After college I was married and attended … Continue reading

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Steve's Tips – September 2009

by Steve Gladen Looking for some tips to help balance your small groups? Pass these suggestions on to your leaders:  FELLOWSHIP – Put together a scrapbook that traces the history of your small group. Include pictures of regular meetings as … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter: Recovering From Emotional Burnout

by Rick Warren Last month we looked at how we can experience emotional burnout through focusing on our feelings rather than facts, comparing ourselves to others, assuming blame for the actions of others, and exaggerating the negative. This month, we … Continue reading

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