Monthly Archives: May 2011

Small Group Studies: Great Chapters of the Bible & 40 Days in the Word

Great Chapters of the Bible A great DVD-based small group series created by the teaching pastors of Saddleback Church! Ephesians Chapter 1 is a four week study all about our identity in Christ and the spiritual blessings that are ours … Continue reading

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Replenish Your Soul: What is Your Soul Trajectory?

by Lance Witt “The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception” Proverbs 14:8 (NIV). One of the crying needs of ministry leaders today is to “give thought to their … Continue reading

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Resources For You: 3 Books from 3 SGN Members!

Small Groups With Purpose: How to Create Healthy Communities by Steve Gladen Over the past fifteen years, small groups have become a vital way to build community in large churches. Nowhere has this been more apparent than at Saddleback Church. … Continue reading

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Online Small Groups – A New Frontier?

By Steve Gladen In 1999 a team of us met with talkcity.com to learn from them. The lady we talked to shared how they were 80% volunteer driven and had 1.2 million people in chat rooms in any given month!  … Continue reading

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Interview with Author, Steve Gladen

This month we are doing an interview with Steve Gladen whose long-awaited book, Small Groups With Purpose: How to Create Healthy Communities is now available. Experienced at leading one of the largest Small Group Ministries in the country, and with … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter: Letting Go of the Past – Part 2

by Rick Warren Last month I started a three-part series on how to let go of the past and move into the future. We looked at the first thing one must do to let go of the past – I … Continue reading

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Steve’s Tips

As summer approaches, give your groups some out-of-the-box ideas to balance the biblical purposes!  Fellowship – A day-long or an overnight group retreat can be a special time of fellowship. It is the same as a month’s worth of group … Continue reading

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