Monthly Archives: October 2010


Coming to beautiful (and warm!) Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Friday, November 5th and Saturday, November 6th! You do not want to miss this last Community U Small Group Conference of the year! Whether you are just starting small groups in … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter – How to Take Wise Risks as a Leader – part 2

By Rick Warren Part of leadership is taking risks. Wise leaders ensure they take wise risks. We have been looking at how to be sure your risks are wise. Let’s review. If I’m going to take a wise risk, first … Continue reading

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The Traits of Foundational Fellowship

by Steve Gladen Fellowship is the foundation for health and balance in any small group. True Christian fellowship, however, goes deeper than merely “hanging out”. It requires commitment and intentional focus on the part of the small group leader and … Continue reading

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Steve’s Tips

Help your groups become balanced and healthy by providing them practical ways they can balance the biblical purposes. Fellowship – Ask group members to list five details about their lives that most people in the group may not know – … Continue reading

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Art of Doing Nothing

By Lance Witt I never thought I would be writing an article on Sabbath. For the first thirty years of my Christian life, the concept of Sabbath wasn’t even a blip on my spiritual radar. I never heard a sermon … Continue reading

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Small Group Studies: Take the Breaking Free Challenge!

Join thousands of people around the country who are taking the Breaking Free Challenge and discovering new power to break debt, build wealth, and discover their God-given purpose! What is Breaking Free? Breaking Free is a personal finance small group … Continue reading

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Free Resources From Steve Gladen!

This month we are featuring Pastor Steve Gladen’s website. Steve is the Pastor of Small Group Community at Saddleback Church. His website, is a wealth of information and resources – and a lot of it is free! This month … Continue reading

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