Happy New Year

December 31, 2008 | Comments Off

I want to wish each of you a very, blessed, and prosperous Happy 2009. May your families and small groups bear much fruit this year. Be sure to check back often for all of your small group needs. Share your stories and challenges. Let’s work together.

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An Opportunity to Help a Needy Family

December 31, 2008 | Comments Off

This is an unusual post for me, but I wanted to make you aware of a need that will probably become more common as the more people in our country live on the edge. My friend and fellow author, Brandilyn Collins, has been blogging and Twittering for the past couple of days about a local […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2008 | Comments Off

I want to wish all of my faithful readers a very blessed Christmas. In honor of the day, I’m going to send a copy of my book, Why Didn’t You Warn Me? How to Deal with Challenging Group Members to one reader. Post a comment and tell me why you can use this book. I’ll […]

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Open or Closed?

December 23, 2008 | Comments Off

Spence Shelton at Small Groups Guy asks whether his church should allow closed groups. I always wonder why a church must have a “one size fits all” policy. Why do we have to have open or closed groups? Why not some of each? Last December I did a four-part series on four different types of […]

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Ministering to Gen Y

December 7, 2008 | Comments Off

Chris Brogan has a fascinating post by Theresa Wu on Generation Y in the Workplace Explained.   While this is aimed at the workplace, it seems to me that it also informs the way we do small groups for the younger generation. How do you incorporate these factors into your small groups?

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Twitter

December 6, 2008 | Comments Off

I’m on Twitter now. Stop by and follow me. I’m having fun keeping up with my writing friends, but need more small group friends.

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Introducing the new SmallGroups.com

December 5, 2008 | Comments Off

Did you think I fell off the face of the earth? It felt like I did. Nothing specific other than being terribly busy and a huge posting block (closely akin to writers block). I need to find a better pace, especially now that I’m back in school. I’m still trying to work, do the Gen […]

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