Monthly Archives: December 2010

Leadership Lifter:What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed Part II

by Rick Warren Last month we began looking at what to do when you are feeling overwhelmed. We began by looking at the life of young Mary who has just been told she will give birth to a child from … Continue reading

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Small Group Studies: FITatudes for the New Year!

By Tonja Ward and Diana Patton Don’t Start 2011 Until You End 2010 With These 4 Things! Ready or not 2011 is right around the corner. Soon we’ll be ripping open gifts, eating holiday fare, and enjoying family.   Yet many … Continue reading

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Saddleback School of Church Leadership

by Dave Alford All small group ministries require effective leaders and, when healthy churches begin to multiply through church planting or expand through multi-sites, the need arises for increasing capacity by developing new leaders. That’s where Saddleback Church’s new school … Continue reading

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Replenish Your Soul: Noise Canceling Headphones for the Soul

by Lance Witt I was flying from Charlotte to San Francisco. Two rambunctious children were in my row. Their parents, up in first class, sipped wine while I babysat in the cheap seats. To make matters worse, across the aisle … Continue reading

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Thank You and Merry Christmas!

by Steve Gladen As the year draws to a close, it is natural to think about the past year as well as plan for the upcoming one. I cannot help but think of the Small Group Network. As we work … Continue reading

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What are the Traits for Foundational Fellowship – Part III

by Steve Gladen As we continue and wrap up this look at what true fellowship is in a small group, we will dive into the final three foundational elements of mercy, confidentiality and unity. So, let look at these and … Continue reading

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Steve’s Tips

The holidays can be a great opportunity for your groups to show Christ’s love to others. Give them some practical ways they can live the biblical purposes! Fellowship – Give each person in your group a slip of paper containing … Continue reading

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