Small Groups Prioritized

Small Groups Prioritized

“Everybody needs to be in a small group.” Our church members and attendees have heard me say those eight words for over three decades. I relentlessly challenge and encourage people to not only participate in large groups but also participate in small groups. Both...
Why You Should Develop an Outreach Plan

Why You Should Develop an Outreach Plan

Last week, I had a great lunch with a pastor committed to leading his church toward making disciples. During our conversation, I asked him an important question for that process – what was his outreach plan? I wanted to know how he was planning to lead the...
How to Have A Great Impact Group Meeting

How to Have A Great Impact Group Meeting

How to have a great Impact Group meeting is an important question. It is never a given that a group will go well and that the people in the group will enjoy their experience in the group. If the group isn’t led well, people may not continue the group and disciples...
Are You Connected?

Are You Connected?

If you told me I had to summarize what happens in a church into one word that word would be “connections”. From start to finish the word “connections” really does sum up pretty much everything that ought to happen in and through a local...