Monthly Archives: November 2010

Are YOU the Weakest Link?

by Cheryl Shireman The Small Group Network was created by Steve Gladen so that nobody doing Small Group Ministry ever has to stand alone. To accomplish this, we connect Small Group Pastors/Directors of North America to each other. Churches of … Continue reading

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Steve’s Tips

by Steve Gladen Without some guidance, groups can become unbalanced and focus only on fellowship. Help your groups become balanced and healthy by giving them a variety of suggestions on how they can balance the biblical purposes. Fellowship – Take … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter: What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed – Part One

by Rick Warren A lot of things can overwhelm us. Grief, guilt, grudges, worry, responsibilities, or circumstances. As the holidays approach, these factors are often multiplied. As a leader in ministry, with increased duties at the church combined with increased … Continue reading

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Replenish Your Soul: The Gift of Loitering

by Lance Witt The Gift of Loitering I just spent a couple days with two really good friends. The setting was perfect—a beautiful house in the mountains, fresh snow, a blazing fire, good food, and plenty of hot coffee. They … Continue reading

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What are the Traits for Foundational Fellowship – Part II

by Steve Gladen Last month we discussed the first three traits for the foundation of fellowship in your small group. This month we continue looking at fellowship as a foundation to build the other biblical purposes in your group. Do … Continue reading

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Small Group Studies to Balance Your Groups

One of the best ways to balance your small groups is to provide them with a list of balanced curriculum that focus on the five biblical purposes of fellowship, discipleship, ministry, evangelsim, and worship. Here is a list from Steve … Continue reading

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Resources For You – SGN Network Leaders!

Looking for one place to get support, ideas, and answers to your questions about the Small Group Network? We have created a website just for you! At you will find information on the SGN. This website is a great tool … Continue reading

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