Monthly Archives: January 2012

Steve’s Tips

by Steve Gladen The original small groups found in Acts balanced the biblical purposes in their group. Give your small groups these practical suggestions to help them balance these same purposes today. Fellowship – Ask group member to bring in … Continue reading

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Leadership Lifter: God’s Strategy For Your Success – Part 2

By Rick Warren Last month I started a four-part examination of how following God can lead to success. I discussed the first two principles: Be clear in your direction and Be confident in your desires. This month, I will discuss … Continue reading

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Group Talk: Rethinking Small Group Multiplication with Brian Phipps

by Jay Daniell Small Group multiplication, that is, launching new Small Groups from within groups that already exist, is a very tough nut to crack. But it can be done and for some churches it is the best and/or only … Continue reading

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Ministry Books Published by SGN Members in 2011

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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Is it More About the Start or the Finish?

by Steve Gladen In January, for whatever the reason, people are open to make that big “start”. Whether it is to work on weight, a habit, personal or spiritual goals; January, more than any other month, is the month to … Continue reading

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Replenish Your Soul: What Kind of Old Person Do I Want to Be?

by Lance Witt What kind of old person do you want to be? It’s a question you never think about in your twenties, rarely in your thirties, and only occasionally in your forties. But at least in my case hitting … Continue reading

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Leading Small Groups with Purpose!

It’s here – the much-anticipated follow up book to Small Groups With Purpose: How to Create Healthy Communities! Available for pre-order right now, Leading Small Groups With Purpose: Everything You Need to Lead a Healthy Group is the book you … Continue reading

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